Trail Sisters Journal

Running to Pass the Bar

I first started really running during law school. I say really running, because that is when it started to mean something to me. I had run before, doing cross-country and track and field in high school, and training for triathlons in undergrad. I enjoyed it, but from a distance.

Eating Disorders and Finding Self-Care

Everyone remembers their freshman year of high school. There was excitement, nerves, and everything in between. My freshman year of high school was a fuzzy blur of doctor’s visits, social isolation, and battling the country’s deadliest mental illness. I can still remember the moment that my doctor told me, “You have anorexia.”

Aid Station to Aid Station

I put away my phone and lace up my sneakers. The sun is streaming in from the windows even though it is early in the morning. Spring is here. It is a beautiful mid-March day. Nothing in the moment speaks to the panic and chaos the world is in.

What All Women Should Know When Training for a Race

It’s so helpful to set intentions, make commitments, and look ahead towards the things you want to do! However, I’ve learned it’s also key to have a plan (but not to fall in love with the plan). What do I mean by this?

The Importance of Planning Your Recovery

It’s two and a half months since I ran 800 miles and set the supported Fastest Known Time (FKT) for women on the Arizona Trail (AZT) and today is the day that I completed my first long-ish run since then. It’s been a long and tortuous road to get to this point.

2020 Shorts Review

I have gone into detail on the shorts then talked about the best parts, what I would change if I could and how they feel on my body. I also did some measuring as well — both for the shorts inseam and the overall length of the shorts.

How to Thrive in Your First Year as a Momlete

The first run after my son was born was the most liberating and downright ridiculous run of my adult life. I was barely able to run a mile and was delirious from the sleep deprivation, but with the green light from my midwife, I was not going to miss out on this opportunity.

The Power of Your Mind

Growing up I was an incredibly active child. I spent my summers hiking and my winters skiing. When I wasn’t in the mountains, I was either running, playing soccer, basketball, or really any sport I could find. Up until the time I was 18 I never thought much about fitness or its relationship with food, it all just came naturally.

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