How to Stay Motivated in the Winter

When the days get darker and the weather gets colder, I have many people ask, “How the hell can you go for a run in this weather?”  It’s so hard to stay motivated in the winter.  Trust me, there are days when I would much rather stay curled up in bed

5 Running Groups in Chicago

I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0.  Today’s topic is all about running family and friends.  Perfect because I received this question from a reader on my Ask Me Anything post:   Do you usually prefer to run with a group

Recovery and PRs: My 2016

I can’t pinpoint the moment.  The exact moment when it happened.  When the scales (ironically) tipped and my logical brain began to speak louder than my eating disorder brain.  When I started viewing food as fuel and not as the enemy.  When I was okay with eating two-thousand calories a day instead