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Confessions of a Runner: Running Sucks

By On April 12, 2018

Ok that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but right now that statement is true for me. It’s springtime here in Portland. Which means some days of torrential rain and wind, and… Read More

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Battling creaky knees. In my 20’s.

By On February 8, 2018

There’s no disappointment quite like when you’ve wedged yourself into your spandex, laced up your sneaks, perfectly curated your playlist, allotted time in your busy day, and finally head out for a… Read More

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That time I went out with a nudist

By On January 11, 2018

Ok, I didn’t go out on a date with a full-blown nudist. We were in a bar in Portland. Wearing many, many layers of clothes. Though it might not be that far-fetched… Read More

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Happy feet, not just for penguins

By On December 18, 2017

One of my favorite scenes from one of my favorite shows, Modern Family, demonstrates Gloria discovering the wonders of comfortable feet. After insisting on wearing 5″ heels to Disney World for the… Read More

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Home is where you lay your head at night

By On October 2, 2017

The past months have been B-A-N-A-N-A-S! When you travel a lot, whether for work, pleasure, or necessity, you start calling wherever you’re going to sleep that night “home.” For me this summer,… Read More

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New PR: Best run streak of my life!

By On August 23, 2017

I PR’ed last week. No, I didn’t win a race. Or run the fastest mile. Or run a marathon. But I ran 35 miles last week! Since leaving for North Carolina in… Read More

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California Dreamin’

By On August 9, 2017

Until recently, I’d only been to California twice. Once in college for a field hockey tournament in Santa Barbara, and another weekend in San Diego when I was debating where to move… Read More

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Rest hard today to play hard tomorrow!

By On July 27, 2017

In a society that’s go, go, go all the time, it’s hard to prioritize rest, relaxation, and recovery. Summertime is often such a busy time of year, filled with patio dates, music… Read More

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Only Child Syndrome, the run edition

By On June 29, 2017

One of the best parts of being an only child is that I learned to LOVE my alone time and doing things by myself. I do love being around people and doing… Read More

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Friday Five: 5 things my mom and dad were right about

By On June 16, 2017

I find as I get older that my mom and dad were right about so much. Whether it’s safety while out running or that jerk I dated in high school, it all… Read More