August Runfessions {Friday Five}

Yay for Friday! But tell me, how is it the last Friday of August already? I feel like summer just started and I’m not ready for it to be over. Schools opened here on Wednesday so it definitely feels like fall is beginning. This has been an interesting month with running, but progress has been made, and I’ve been out […]

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TheraBand Kinesiology Tape Review and Giveaway

When I initially hurt my foot back in June, one of the first things I did to help promote healing and relieve pain was wear kinesiology tape. I was able to find some information online about how to tape the area and I definitely think it has helped throughout this process.  I will say this […]

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My Mind is My Own Worst Enemy

I am at that point in the recovery process where my PT is telling me to increase my mileage and I start to overanalyze every little twinge in fear that I am overdoing it. For the past three weeks I have kept my run/walks to about 30 minutes, working up from 3:1 intervals to about […]

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Running Survey, Part 5

Every once in a while I see one of these running surveys floating around the blog world, and I always find it fun to participate. I was looking back on my blog and I think I have done 4 survey style posts in the past: Would You Rather (Running Survey) I Mustache You Some Questions […]

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Learning How To Run Again (Weekly Wrap)

If I had to give this week a grade it would probably get an A-. I would say that’s really good considering I have been injured for 2 months plus it’s been ridiculously hot and humid this week. I think mentally I am in a good place with my recovery and I felt significantly better […]

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5 Things I’m Working on in (and out of) PT

I feel like this is turning into an injury blog versus a running blog, but that’s my life right now. I can’t get back to running regularly until I get healthy. I remember before I had a blog and I was dealing with piriformis syndrome forever and ever, I used to stalk bloggers who were […]

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Injury Recovery and Nutrition

When it comes to recovering from an injury, nutrition is one piece of the puzzle. It may not be a huge piece but could it be somewhat significant in delaying or promoting healing. In general I feel like I have a pretty good balance when it comes to my nutrition, so I hadn’t really focused on […]

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Focus On The Things You Can Control

After last weekend I had a bit of a shift in my mindset about my foot injury. I started to think about the things I can control to help it to heal as quickly as possible. Not only that, but also trying to get back to some habits that will help my overall health- the […]

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5 Reasons Foot Injuries are the Worst

I know I am a little biased because I am currently dealing with a foot issue, but I have found that this type of injury is particularly challenging to manage. I know there are many worse injuries, but please allow my frustrated injured self to be dramatic for a moment. I’ll explain why I feel this way […]

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