I recently had the opportunity to travel to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica for a surf and yoga retreat with a bunch of other rowdy women. Surfing isn’t really something I ever thought I would want to try, but my friend Nicole DeBoom is really good at talking me into things… Going to the beach andContinue reading “Costa Rica Surf Retreat”
I purposely didn’t put any races on my calendar after Ironman Boulder this year because I knew I’d need a mental break from intense training and I didn’t know how my residual limb would react to that amount of exercise (mostly the running) in one day. I’m glad I was smart about this because forContinue reading “Adventures in Trail Running”
I FINISHED THE BOULDER IRONMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am still telling this to myself over and over today because I still don’t believe it, and I still look at an Ironman as an insurmountable feat even though I just did one yesterday. I think it’s going to take a while for the gravity of what I justContinue reading “48 Seconds”
I originally wrote this for the Achilles International-Colorado blog in October or 2016, and I originally posted it on my AmpTriLife Blog in February of 2017, but have since added some additional thoughts at the end of the post to recount the continuation of my journey as a runner. If you already read my originalContinue reading “Why I Run: Updated Version”
Amputation is a permanent alteration to one’s body that can be extremely traumatic. Despite this truth, it is time that we stop labeling amputation as “failure.” I have heard too many stories of doctors doing everything medically possible to “save” a person’s limb even when the known outcome of such “saving” is a barely functionalContinue reading “Amputation Does NOT Equal Failure”
What a THRILL and an HONOR to be featured in this BuzzFeed article alongside some incredible female athletes!
Please enjoy this video about Skirt Sports that was produced and directed by Zach Harvey all while I was out for a run this afternoon. Lyrics written by Amy Sheree Glass of WillRun4IceCream.com and TodaysWordsofGlass.com.