Reflections on Running [Part 1]

Nearly two years ago, I had a dangerously close call at the Boston Marathon. People who I hadn’t spoken to in years came out of the woodwork, wondering if I was okay. My professors called, saying they alerted the deans┬áthat I was running and “would you just call us back?” My heart shudders when IContinue reading “Reflections on Running [Part 1]”

A Long Run, and Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Coming home from Mexico, with only four weeks until the Boston Marathon, I vowed to eat more protein, vegetables, and whole grains. I was doing a tremendous job, eating hard-boiled eggs, hummus, vegetable-filled sandwiches, and Greek yogurt. What loomed over my head all week was my 21 mile training run. I carbo-loaded on Thursday night,Continue reading “A Long Run, and Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars”

This Post is Not About Food

Hear me out on this one. I just read the best, most fascinating book I believe I have ever read. Yes, that is a bold statement. Yes, it may not be everyone’s favorite book. But yes, this book will teach every human being something. Born to Run┬áby Christopher McDougall made an incredible argument that humansContinue reading “This Post is Not About Food”