Amanda Roe

Author: Amanda Roe

Amanda is a naturopathic doctor based in Portland, Oregon. Her work jam is women’s endocrine regulation, particularly as it pertains to trail-running & endurance medicine. Amanda believes in the healing power of nature and thus gives every patient a “Nature Rx” as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Outside work, she hits the trails before sunrise, stays warm in a rainbow terry cloth track suit, and is raising 2 half-Kiwi kids with her Kiwi husband. Visit Amanda’s website:



Failing Up

Recently, Tracee Ellis-Ross interviewed Michelle Obama, and there was a moment during the interview that gave me pause. More pause and more gratitude. I came

Where to Run

Where to Run in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon Within minutes of landing in Portland, you’re likely to see a bumper sticker, or in some cases, huge murals that beg to “Keep


When the Forest is on Fire

Where there’s fire, there’s smoke.  Where there is a big fire, there is smoke for a long time.  As I type this, the Eagle Creek


The Change We Cannot See

I’ve long said that a change in perspective can do more for my mood and gratitude than any material object. I go to the woods


Nature’s Medicine

Are there more benefits to trail-running verses road–running? That is the question.  Whether you’re a veteran of the trail, or you’ve just gotten the first