My First Postpartum Race This Weekend

May 31, 2017

How we think we’ll feel in a certain situation and how we actually feel when it becomes a reality is an interesting phenomenon. Returning to running has been a teachable moment for me between expectations and reality. I’ve been extremely conservative and slow in my approach to returning to running after pregnancy and child birth. This Saturday, I’m […] Read more

Pushing Myself, Literally

May 21, 2017

I was eagerly anticipating it, but sort of dreading it at the same time. Returning to running after having a baby has been challenging enough, especially in the Florida heat and humidity. What would running while pushing a stroller feel like? I strapped my 15-pound little nugget into her 23-pound Thule Urban Glide, and we set off […] Read more

My 2017 Goal Race

May 9, 2017

I have declared 2017 my year of rebirth and rebuilding. My goals are not about running my fastest or hurrying the process to find my fiercest self, but rather regaining my strength and helping my body find its way back to what it considers to be normal after pregnancy and child birth. It’s the year of […] Read more