How to ACTUALLY Listen to Your Body as An Athlete | 11 Apr 2018

This is a common refrain in the world of athletics, but WHAT DOES IT MEAN AND HOW DO YOU ACTUALLY DO IT? (more...) [0 comments]

Running Update #2 – Progress Isn’t Linear | 21 Mar 2018

We think it is. We want it to be. But it isn’t. Two weeks ago, I was reminded of this when I started having knee pain again. (more...) [0 comments]

My Bike Makes Me Cry, But Maybe That’s The Point | 21 Feb 2018

I still cry on nearly every moto ride I go on. This week it was a full-on sit-down sob sesh in the middle of the trail, next to my upturned, gas-spewing dirt bike. I was angry. I was sad. I … (more...) [0 comments]

How I Use Mindfulness To Turn Around a Bad Bike Ride | 14 Feb 2018

But what if I actually focused on the moment in these situations? What is actually happening to me in the present that is so terrible? (more...) [6 comments]

Running Update #1 – Baby Steps and Toe Yoga | 7 Feb 2018

Basically, my knee is still my knee. (more...) [2 comments]

Six Weeks Off the Bike and Trusting the Process | 24 Jan 2018

it’s much easier to trust the process when you’re working hard every day, when you’re picking up heavy things in the gym, going for five hour rides, or doing intervals on the road. It’s a lot harder to trust the process when you aren’t training at all. (more...) [3 comments]

Knee Update + Some Words for Anyone Dealing With Chronic Injuries | 29 Nov 2017

Recently, when I’ve been frustrated or sad or angry about my knee, I’ve been forcing myself to acknowledge those emotions instead of blocking out everything, and to get to the root of WHY I am feeling that way, and how I can use that as fuel, instead of an excuse to give up. (more...) [10 comments]

A Few Recent Events | 9 Oct 2017

It’s been a pretty relaxed few weeks. Aaaaand that’s definitely the first time I’ve started a blog post like that. Weird, do you even recognize me? (more...) [2 comments]

I Haven’t Ridden My Bike in a Month | 25 Sep 2017

Well, four weeks, to be exact, but I think we can all agree that life would be easier if every month was exactly four weeks long. (more...) [7 comments]