Goals for 2022, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: Corktown Races 2022

At the beginning of this year, my friend Kendra decided that she wanted to do her first half marathon in 2022, and she wanted to actually train for it this time. This idea came with wanting to run some other races during the year, the first one being Corktown Races in Detroit for St. Patrick's… Continue reading Race Recap: Corktown Races 2022

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The Anniversary Approaches

Grief. It’s a s*** combination of trying to move on, not wanting to, and doing your best to survive. This is the painful reality of loss.Mark Lemon, @marklemonofficial I was just scrolling through my Facebook feed when a post about an upcoming race caught my eye. It is a trail race with a 10k or… Continue reading The Anniversary Approaches

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The Dichotomy in the Dietitian Community

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Christopher and Allison, two fellow mental health running warriors, on Christopher's Podcast 40,000 Steps Radio. Christopher and I connected on Instagram when we were both selected to be 2022 Ambassadors for Still I Run - "a community of runners and mental health… Continue reading The Dichotomy in the Dietitian Community

Goals for 2022, Keeping It Real, mental health, Race Recaps, Running, substance abuse

Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2022

100 races. Back in 2008, when I ran my first three 5k races, the idea of running 100 races was not even on my radar. In fact, I took a break from running after those first three races, a break that lasted from 2008 until 2012. Even then, I had no goals of running streaks… Continue reading Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2022

Keeping It Real, mental health, substance abuse

My Sober Curious Journey

Have you heard phrases like "sober curious" or "gray area drinking"? Or maybe you've heard of or even participated in something like "Dry January" or "Sober September"? According to Forbes, demand for alcohol free beverage options is projected to increase by 31% by 2024. This comes after we saw an increase in alcohol consumption in… Continue reading My Sober Curious Journey

Running, Training Recap

August, September & October 2021 Training Recap

I haven't done one of these training recaps since AUGUST for June & July. I have not really felt inspired to write a whole lot. My training has gone very well, though. I'm definitely slower than I used to be, but that is definitely to be expected considering everything that has happened and how my… Continue reading August, September & October 2021 Training Recap

Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Goals for 2021, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon

Katelyn and I arrived in downtown Detroit around 5pm on Saturday and headed straight to the expo. We walked right up to the booth selling old marathon gear and I was pleased to get a 2017 marathon shirt that will actually fit me for only $5! We strolled past other vendors on our way back… Continue reading Race Recap: 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon

Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Goals for 2021, marathon training, Running, Training Recap

Training for my 6th Marathon: A Recap

Here we are. I can't believe it - tomorrow I will be running my 6th marathon. 20+ weeks of training for this grand finale. I set a lot of goals for my social media in 2021, thinking that this year would have to be a lot better than 2020. In a lot of ways, it… Continue reading Training for my 6th Marathon: A Recap