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life run

Start of Spring, Start of Spring Training

By on March 20, 2015

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so pleasant.
Anne Bradstreet
I’m not sure how winter passed by so quickly, but now it’s spring! We had a pretty mild winter here in Colorado, with a lot…


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Super-Duper “Cookie” Bars

By on March 19, 2015

So I’m gluten-free for the next 4 months. I went to see a nutritionist about some stomach issues I’ve been having, mostly while running but also in general day-to-day life. She thinks I may have developed a gluten sensitivity due to the large quantities of bread that I eat….


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3rd (and not last) place

By on March 2, 2015

Last week was a recovery week, as in I ran fewer miles from Feb 23 – Mar 1 than I have in any single week since the week of Nov 24 – 30! And let me tell you, it was a MUCH NEEDED break from heavy training. My coach has…


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mountains run

Winter’s Back Baby (aka Headless Horsetooth and Vail Uphill weekend recap)

By on February 26, 2015

For a while there I was beginning to think I had somehow time-traveled to spring. The weather in Denver was sunny and in the 60s for most of the beginning of February. Well I’m sad to say that I did not accidentally time travel. It is actually still winter…


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The Easiest Recipe I’ll Ever Publish Part II: Turkey and Pickle Roll Ups

By on February 24, 2015

In honor of the Fruit and Nut Butter Roll Up recipe I posted yesterday, I decided to mix things up a little for my carnivore friends. Just like the previous recipe, these turkey and pickle roll ups make a great easy lunch, car trip snack, or long run meal….

Boulder, CO

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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