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Searching for control: 'Healthy' Eating and Exercise

It’s been a long journey getting to this point- feeling able and wanting to write down and share a snippet of what has been going on inside my head for the past 4 years. 3,282 more words


Goodbye, for now.

So our Doctor explains Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (which Doctor Google had led me to diagnose myself with as well), and gave me two options in regards to treatment: 265 more words

A Step in a New Direction

Well, well, well.  Here we are.  It has been TWO years since I have posted here on this space.  I initially created this because running became a big part of my life and I wanted to talk shop with others that shared this interest and passion.   501 more words


Female Athlete Triad

What is it?

The female athlete triad is a syndrome characterized by 3 interrelated conditions:

  1. Poor energy availability
    1. Poor energy availability is the result of a mismatch between the energy that is absorbed into the body (from food) and the energy that is expended (through physical activity).
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Athletic Wellness & Performance

LINK: Is it OK for an athlete to not eat "clean"?

I was recently approached by one of the writers at http://www.strongrunnerchicks.com for their “Ask an RD” segment. For part of it, I was asked to choose a reader question to answer. 81 more words

Sports Nutrition

It's not a goodbye...

Running and I are taking a break.

Not breaking up, not divorcing, no one is moving out.

We are just going to be giving each other some space. 1,738 more words


NEDA Week Day 7: Lane 9, a Project

NEDAwareness Week Day 7: Welcome to the Ninth Lane

I wanted gloves. It was a cold Saturday morning when we came together, and my fingers were pressed tightly within my thin sleeves. 887 more words