Category Archives: Personal

Harvest Moon Triathlon Race Report

In January, around the first of the new year, I sat down with my calendar and started planning out my races for 2016. My first goal was to run a marathon in order to qualify for the Boston marathon in … Continue reading

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My thyroid is not cooperating!

I have shared some of my health issues on my blog in the past including my struggles with iron deficiency anemia and overtraining. During my experience with overtraining I left one detail out because at the time I thought some … Continue reading

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Race Report- Steamboat Marathon 2016

My last marathon was a little over 4 years ago when I ran the Vermont City Marathon. It was not that I was burned out or sick of training. Life got too busy for training. For a period of time … Continue reading

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The Training Tightrope: The Fine Line Between Training Hard and Overtraining

Endurance athletes are known for having a tendency to overtrain. It seems that many endurance athletes are on a tightrope, trying to balance between training hard and overtraining. Many athletes, especially at the elite level, have experienced the effects from … Continue reading

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Experiments in Gardening

This summer I finally decided to plant a garden. My husband created a raised garden for me a couple of years ago and I decided it was finally time to put it to use. I am not a gardener. The … Continue reading

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I looked like a vampire! My experience with Iron-Deficiency Anemia

When I was in high school I decided I would become a pesco-vegetarian. This means I was a vegetarian that ate fish, dairy, and eggs. I was an animal lover and decided I did not want to eat meat because … Continue reading

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The Hawk

The Hawk Today on my run I was struggling. Running has become difficult most days. It is difficult to run well when your mind is racing. Usually my running is an escape from daily life and after a run my … Continue reading

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