A few nights ago, my husband and I went to his friend’s birthday party. My husband is a long, lanky cyclist and so all his friends are long and lanky with single-digit body fat. Some of them are ultra-marathoners or triathletes. Those kind of people.
We started talking to a man I’d met a few . . . → Read More: Feeling Recognized
A National Fitness Challenge to Urge America to Back Breastfeeding and Sweat for the Love of Moms and Babies!
Every year, millions of Americans donate billions to find cures for diseases via walkathons, 5ks, or similar events. Meanwhile, breastfeeding — one of the single most important preventative measures against infections, viruses and . . . → Read More: Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe!
If you’ve been following along, I trained for and ran a half marathon last weekend after my friend (and fellow nursing mother) had a prophetic dream that we did it.
Since January, I’ve worked to return to some semblance of my former, very fit self. I shifted my perspective about my workouts and . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Recap: Milk on the Run
The big day is finally here: my half-marathon takes place this Sunday! I’m excited to announce my main problems this week are worrying about getting to the start line (most of the roads leading to/from my house are along the marathon route and will be closed) and…what the heck to do about my . . . → Read More: Race Day Lactation Logistics
I mentioned earlier this winter that I began training for a half marathon along with another mama friend. I had a plan, all the best intentions, and a support network in place to help me achieve this goal. But then…I fell off the training wagon. Hard.
I could list all sorts of reasons . . . → Read More: Shifted Perspective on Athletic Goals
When I last wrote about Jen Ellefson, we discussed her training for an Alaskan marathon (in winter!!) after the birth of her first child. It’s a tough argument to make that there’s something harder than training for a marathon in an Alaskan winter…but continuing a workout regimen with two young children just might . . . → Read More: Athletic Training with Two Kiddos
As I mentioned last time, my friend Jen Elefson is a major inspiration for me for a number of reasons. The biggest is that she trained for and completed a marathon six months after the birth of her daughter…in Alaska.
Prior to moving to Anchorage, she’d been living in Portland, Oregon. After retiring . . . → Read More: Marathon Training With A Nursling In Tow