The Gym Isn’t A Place For Vanity. It’s A Place For…

There are days that I miss my gym membership. It's rare, but sometimes I will still go as a guest. Over the past few years, I've been working out at home. On and off, I work with a running coach and hang out with the local run club. Here's a snap shot of my gym-goer … Continue reading The Gym Isn’t A Place For Vanity. It’s A Place For…

“Finish Stronger”

Finish Stronger Mindset Coaching logo I came up with the name Finish Stronger Mindset Coaching (I am also the owner of Finish Stronger Counseling) from my experience and passion for running. To "finish stronger" means to end the session better than when it began. Whether it is a race, training session or a mindset coaching … Continue reading “Finish Stronger”

To All the Active and Runner Moms Who Experience “Mom Guilt”

[Note: I'm writing this from the perspective as a mother and an athlete, I feel the "mom guilt" creep in periodically, as I strive to balance training and motherhood. This short letter can be to any mother who experiences "mom guilt" and or who needs to make sure that they're taking enough care of themselves. … Continue reading To All the Active and Runner Moms Who Experience “Mom Guilt”

Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy

Hi ultra ladies! I want to share my experience with you about how I continued to train through my pregnancy. In my opinion, there isn't enough information on exercising as a pregnant, ultra-endurance athlete. We train and prepare year-round for our events, and we go the extra mile to take care of our bodies. We … Continue reading Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy


My Pinterest boards are full of things that you will find helpful: Outdoor adventure information, hiking, trail running, ultra everything; Plants and gardening ideas for bringing the outdoors indoors; Making our outdoor space friendly towards bees, butterflies and other critters; Environmentally friendly; Children's outdoor; Vegan food; Jeep!; Faith; Quotes; Indoor gym; CrossFit; Rock, heavy rock, … Continue reading Pinterest

My 5 Favorite Spots to Workout and Why

1. Scenic technical trail. My all-time favorite place(s) to run is on a scenic, technical trail. Rocks, roots, mud, water, varying ascents and descents all add a unique challenge physically and mentally. Balance, coordination, dexterity, toughness, and mental endurance are tested. Adrenaline is heightened because you need to stay on top of your game (and … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Spots to Workout and Why