Recording a TV Segment + A Hip Update

Yesterday I had the opportunity to record a cooking segment for the local TV station! A couple weeks ago, a new reporter for KTVA Channel 11 news here in Anchorage, contacted me and asked me if I was interested in doing a segment for their morning show, Daybreak. They started a new series called Recipe Box, and she wanted me to share two quick, healthy meals that families could make. I e-mailed her back and said I was definitely interested!…

Losing Hope

Even though I just posted a blog post on 5 Ways to Stay Motivated During a Running Injury, the truth is that I have really been struggling these past couple of weeks with the fact I haven't been able to run. I want nothing more than to be able to wake up in the quiet, early hours of the day, pull my running clothes on as everyone else in the house is still sleeping, and pound the pavement as the…

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During a Running Injury

It has been nearly 3 months since my hip flexor started bothering me, and while it hasn't been fun to deal with this injury, I am doing my best to distract myself with other things and not get too down about the situation. I am the queen of finding things to do, so the time I would have spent running has been filled with all sorts of other things: cooking/baking, hiking, adventures with Cullen, traveling to Minnesota, and working on…