Faith, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized

New year, new goals

I'm sorry. I've been pretty quiet on here for the past few weeks. I didn't send Christmas cards. I didn't go caroling or sign up for bell ringing with the Salvation Army. But you know what I did? I rested. I enjoyed my family. I cuddled up on the couch and baked cookies with my… Continue reading New year, new goals

I like foods, Marathon Training, Running, Uncategorized

So you want to train for a marathon…

A very, very, VERY novice runners guide to training and running your first marathon. First, GO YOU. Seriously, I know you're terrified that you've accepted the challenge, registered, verbally committed, etc. If you're like me, the decision was made a year in advance so I had a WHOLE YEAR to worry and panic :). Second,… Continue reading So you want to train for a marathon…

Marathon Training, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

Recovery

First, this is hilarious. And I promise, someday I'll stop talking about the marathon... but, it's time to talk recovery. I read several articles about what to do in recovery. How your body reacts after you ask it to run 26.2 miles. How you go through a bit of a let down. How it's much… Continue reading Recovery

I like foods, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Uncategorized

New Tecfidera Routine!

So, y'all non-MS'ers, sorry this post won't be of any use to you. You're welcome to read if you enjoy reading about my personal medical/food experiments :). SO. If you are new to Tec or a Tec veteran, you've likely dealt with all the fun side-effects. I almost didn't make it through the first month… Continue reading New Tecfidera Routine!

I like foods, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running

Pre, post, and while running foods!

I like food. I don't like being hungry. And i hate being out and about and not having access to good food. So, last night I wandered the isles of Kroger debating our post half-marathon snacks. Is it enough snacks for the 45 min car ride home? What if I'm wishing for more fruit? Will… Continue reading Pre, post, and while running foods!

Faith, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

Dear 33-year-old me

Dear 33-year-old me, Hi there, friend. I see you standing there, forcing a smile with that precious 8 year old girl of yours and all I want to do is sit down with you and have a chat. You're carrying a huge burden. Or rather, lots of huge burdens. You're still struggling to forgive your… Continue reading Dear 33-year-old me