Embrace Endurance Inspiration Lifestyle

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Tour de Cure Minnesota 2024, Event Recap

I love riding my bike. No two ways about it. Being on my bike is the purest form of joy and delight I can imagine. I’ve written a few blogs about the deep contentment I feel when I’m pedaling in perfect circles coasting on the pavement past the beautiful green trees and the pure blue

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Race Report – Women Run The Cities: 3 Challenges

In 2023, I participated in ten races. Eight running races and two triathlons. On Saturday, May 18th, I participated in my first race of 2024. The race is called Women Run The Cities and it’s put on by Twin Cities In Motion. I ran the 10-mile race. Before the race started, I met up with

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Birthday Joy & Quick Cancer Update

Happy month of May! I hope you’re enjoying the seasons wherever you are on Planet Earth. I sure am enjoying the pops of so many amazing colors as the trees unfurl their brilliant green leaves and the tulips and lilacs splash their reds, purples, yellows, oranges and so many shades of amazing colors as the

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Vulvovaginal health for women in menopause, athletes included

TRIGGER WARNING: I’m going to talk about topics that some may find uncomfortable. Namely, I’m going to discuss female genital health. Buckle your seat belts, things are about to get personal.  I already tend to be personal in these blog posts, and along those lines I’m going to address an issue that has come up

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NEWS FLASH: Extreme Healing won an award

Extreme Healing, published by Mandala Tree Press, got an award!  The award is called the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Health & Fitness.  I find out on Friday, April 26th, 2024 if my book Extreme Healing: Reclaim Your Life + Learn to Love Your Body makes it to the Gold level. For

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Healing Ritual

Right before the pandemic, I attended a writing workshop with Jeff Goins called Tribe. It was in Nashville, Tennessee. I didn’t know anyone attending, but I wanted to attend because I really wanted to finish my book and I was searching for support for how to make that happen.  I connected with a few amazing

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