Day 1 Half-Marathon Training Recap + Pick-Me-Up Morning Smoothie Recipe

Today started off with a phone call from my neighbor. “Are you Jaxon’s owner? He’s in my living room.” Silly me-thinking we had a morning routine, especially on gorgeous days like these.  Jaxon normally likes to do his business and then sunbathe when it’s a warmer day, just for about ten or twenty minutes, and […]

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Weekend Recap + GF & Low FODMAP PB Granola Recipe

Hi, Friends! It’s been a minute. Last week was spent juggling phone calls with insurance companies and doctors in between naps. I’ve been flaring hard, running to the bathroom 16 times a day or so and fighting to stay hydrated, so I was begging for the insurance companies to comply and get me infused. One phone call, the […]

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My Diagnosis Change + Remix to Remission

Thank you for all the good ju-ju, prayers, and humor! I made it through the fun time colonoscopy just fine. My diagnosis has changed. The CT showed inflammation, and the colonoscopy confirmed that I have “active disease” but due to the location of the lesions and the biopsy, my new doc switched my diagnosis from […]

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It’s the BUSIEST time of the year! AHH

I can honestly say, with complete confidence, that this is the busiest I’ve ever been in my life. Make it stop. In the past month I have moved all my things to Oklahoma from Houston, finished my nonprofit job in Houston (today-  bittersweet), had a FUN bachelorette party, managed to find time to Christmas shop, […]

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How to Start Running in 4 Easy Steps

Have you ever thought, “I’d really like to run, but there’s no way I can run __ miles.” OR “I used to run all the time! But I haven’t in forever.”? Fear not, I’m here for ya. Solidarity. When I started running my longest distance was a 5k obstacle race that I basically walked with […]

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One Year Race-iversary

My very first half marathon was in wine country. Apparently I can be convinced to run if I know wine is waiting on me at the finish line. I ran (and walked and trotted) the forever sold-out Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, exactly one year ago from today’s date. I was never a […]

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