Two tasty recipes for plant-based athletes

I’ve mentioned over and over again that 2022 is all about writing, running and finances. On Facebook and Instagram, I seem to only post about my running. I’ve gotten focused.  The thing is, I still LOVE LOVE LOVE cycling the very best. I’ve missed riding my bike. I plan to ride in the Tour de … Read more

Running with a blood sugar of 283, how to navigate

There are days that living with type 1 diabetes is downright difficult. I do something that I’ve done many times before and lo and behold, get a totally different outcome. An outcome that completely sucks and feels horrible for my whole body.  That’s what happened two weeks ago when I got up, ate my normal … Read more

The science of running with Mike Mann

For the past several years I’ve had the pleasure of doing run intervals workouts on Thursday mornings at 7am with the YWCA. One of the regular runners in the group is Mike Mann. Turns out Mike has an impressive, inspirational running life story.  Mike agreed to let me interview him over Zoom last week. I’m … Read more

Financial wellness for all, no matter your age

Getting my financial house in order is one of the top three things I’m working on in 2022. You’d think as a 56, almost 57 year old woman I’d have my financial house 100% in order. Turns out, as I’ve mentioned, I never learned how to manage my money. There have been many repercussions for … Read more

YWCA Indoor Triathlon Race Plan and Report

It’s been almost a year since I’ve done an organized triathlon. I did the Lake Minnetonka Sprint Triathlon in June 2021. I confess, my whole being loves doing triathlons. The combination of swimming, biking and running all in one event makes my heart sing. I love thinking about the gear, my nutrition, my hydration. I … Read more

For the love of middle aged running

I’ve been running all winter, second winter in a row. As I mentioned a few blogs ago, I have only recently fallen in love with running. In fact, I was out running 8.6 miles at my first Run Minnesota Spring Half Marathon Training Program run, I realized several times on the run how much I … Read more