I AM AN IRONMAN! Read my race recap here!
To tell you that Ironman is hard is an understatement. It feels amazing, satisfying, wicked challenging, and just plain frustrating all at once and sometimes not at all. Setting out on this adventure I knew I would be challenged and it wouldn't be easy, but how exactly that challenge would look I wasn't sure.
Getting to the start line of the race was the challenge in itself. I set out to become an Ironman because I wanted something to force me to train. I also wanted something beyond running, and I've also always dreamed of becoming a cyclist. Read More
As it stands, the Boston Marathon will forever hold a special place in my heart. Many people told me going into the New York Marathon that they preferred New York to Boston, but I beg to differ. New York was an amazing race, don't get me wrong, but has nothing on Boston. Here's the story! Read More
Juicing, green juice, cleansing, etc. has become a very popular trend in the fitness, health, and wellness industry. I have on occasion bought a green juice from the various juice bars in Boston, and for a whopping $8- $12 you too can enjoy a vitamin packed, healthy green juice. The goal of this blog is to tell you about my first experience making my own green juice, and then to share some thoughts about it's actual benefits. Read More
During pregnancy, you may give a lot of attention to your growing belly, sore back, and swollen ankles – but how often do you think about your pelvic floor? Your pelvic floor is a network of muscles that support the pelvic organs including the bladder, intestines and uterus (and also regulates waste removal through urine and feces). Learn about the importance of the pelvic floor and exercises to strengthen! Read More
Originally written by me for Isis Parenting in 2012, this is a great read about energy balance during pregnancy. You'll find information about nutrition and exercise and how to maintain a healthy weight gain. Eating for two is no longer the right approach. Read More
I wrote this blog as a community guest for Brooklyn Boulders. I started climbing about a year ago as a way to stay active over the winter, and not have to spend even more time in the gym. Little did I know, climbing would become one of my favorite hobbies and something I pursued outdoors. Read More