Category: Running

How to heal a damaged metabolism…

How to heal a damaged metabolism…

For years, I had fallen into a trap of over-exercising and under eating.  Typical patterns for me included: Being really “good” all day (meaning I ate a low number of calories) and then coming home and feeling the need to eat everything in sight. Running/training […]

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

One of the biggest hurdles around finding and sustaining a healthy lifestyle is turning working out and eating healthy into things you just do, instead of feeling like they are things you “should” be doing. If you’re someone who finds themselves going full-on  with a […]

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

One thing that I’ve learned over this last week is that drift is deadly. Here’s the deal- when I went in for my weekly doctor appointment with my metabolic doctor, I had dropped 10 pounds in one week.  10 pounds. Granted, I was on an […]

How I broke my metabolism…

How I broke my metabolism…

I wasn’t quite sure where to start this post.  It’s been a year in the making- a year full of frustration, tears, research, learning, and FINALLY getting some answers. I’ll guess I’ll start with the bullet point version: The summer of 2016, I was in […]

Why running SUCKS (when you’re staring out)…

Why running SUCKS (when you’re staring out)…

I remember my first run vividly. It was my senior year of high school and two of my friends and I had gone to the local gym to workout.  My friends were soccer players and track stars- they had the athleticism and the stamina to […]

The thing about faith…

The thing about faith…

There was this idea that took root when I was in the throws of an eating disorder: control, discipline, restrict. Control, discipline, restrict. A thumping mantra that played over and over and over and allowed me to be very successful in many areas of my […]