Taking a Break from Running

I have decided to take a break from running and cross-training altogether. After nearly two months of little running and a lot of cross-training--and seeing hardly any improvement in my hip, my coach and I decided to take a break from all forms of exercise. This hip flexor pain started the last week of June any time I would bring my leg forward. It hurt all the time when I ran, and at its worst, it also bothered me when…

Life With a Baby

I have been wanting to write this post for a while, yet I didn't know where to start because I could write a book on this parenting thing. So hopefully I've composed my thoughts in a manner that makes sense because I think it is important these thoughts and stories are shared. However, before I go on, I realize these thoughts and opinions are from my experience raising one child and specifically my journey as a mom with Cullen. I…

Catching Up

I feel like I have a lot of randomness to catch you up on, so let's get to it. Featured Blog I was featured as one of the '50 Women's Running Blogs To Start Reading Now,' and I am beyond flattered. I've been blogging since 2010, and this is the time something like this has happened. Hip Flexor Tendonitis I haven't had progress with my hip. I tried running again today for 10 minutes, and while it didn't hurt when…