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laurakboll

Hi- I'm Laura. I'm a running mom, and write about my journey of training and balancing family life. I'm also passionate about feeding my family whole foods, and a mostly vegetarian diet, and I like to share what works for us as we experiment along the way.
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A day at the beach, workouts + meal planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey! Hope you’re enjoying this long weekend! We wanted to get to the beach this week so on Friday we decided to brave it with both girls.  We haven’t checked out the l ... Read on »
Is running bad for your joints? by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m digging back into the archives today… this was one of my first blog posts! I wrote it after the Biggest Loser had to pull contestants from a marathon to prevent joint ... Read on »
Lately + Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanks for the support with my food history story ! I also wanted to clarify that I was by no means trying to bad mouth vegetarians- I learned that my body type does best ... Read on »
My relationship with food- the whole story by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hope you all had a great weekend! This is a very personal post and I’m a little nervous to hit publish but I like to keep things real. It struck me the last few months ... Read on »
Weekly workouts and menu planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey everyone! Hope you’re having a great weekend. Thanks for the suggestions and comments about baby’s sleep .  Thankfully, the night/day issue has been much better th ... Read on »
3 Weeks Old: Baby, Mom, and Breast Pump Giveaway by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Friday! Before I forget, thanks to everyone who was entered the essential oils giveaway last week.  The winners were Jenny W. (Lemon Essential oil) and Christine ... Read on »
How sleep affects cravings, weight and running performance by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m excited to kick off the reset in a few weeks with many of you! The group support and accountability is one of the best aspects of this group- it always amazes me. ... Read on »
Reset your metabolism – 21 day Reset Challenge by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi friends, Back in January, I kicked off the first Reset (whole foods) challenge as a way to clean up our eating after the holidays and eliminate sugar overgrowth in ... Read on »
Easing back to running post-partum + Meal Plan Link Up by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you follow me on Instagram , you probably saw that I started slowing getting back to jogging this week (baby J’s 3rd week).  I had some questions about waiting until 6 ... Read on »
My successes with Essential Oils + Giveaway by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi everyone, I wanted to follow up on some of my earlier posts about how I’m using essential oils and answer some of the questions I’ve gotten about them. I starte ... Read on »
3 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse + WIAW by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy Wednesday! I’m finally sharing a What I ate Wednesday post again, along with an old favorite recipe I rediscovered. I’ve been craving chocolate lately.  And crea ... Read on »
Marvelous weekend by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have so much to be thankful for these days. And that’s not to say that these days are without their challenges and exhaustion, but I’m making a point to focus on the goo ... Read on »
Meal planning link up by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The days are all running together for me… how is it Sunday again already? Not much has changed since last week.  I’m still aiming for a short walk each day, but only a ... Read on »
Life with a 10 day old (Baby and Mama) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, we made it to the ten day mark and I thought I should check in with a little update.  I’m always curious how moms are doing in those early weeks… the newborn stage i ... Read on »
3 Strength Moves to Improve Your Running Form by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A huge thank you to my sweet friend Lindsay for sharing here today! She and her pro triathlete husband have some great advice for improving your running form, which can de ... Read on »
The Birth Story by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is probably going to be lengthy, so settle in if you want all the details.  If not, I’ll be back into more “normal” blogging soon.  I’m also linking up with Katie ... Read on »
Post baby workouts and meal plan by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was just reading last week’s post where I was still waiting for baby.  It’s crazy that little J is here and already 6 days old! Most of the week went really smoothly ... Read on »
Things I’d Forgotten About the Newborn Stage by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanks for your sweet comments and congratulations! We’re in awe of our sweet girl. It’s been four years since we did the newborn thing and I was a little nervous abou ... Read on »
She’s here! by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our sweet Julia arrived on Monday, July 28th at 6:25pm! Everything went smoothly! We came home this morning and are settling in as a family of fou ... Read on »
Trying to make a change? Why Knowledge isn’t enough by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Good morning! (And nope- no baby yet.) Instead, I’m sharing a post I wrote for my monthly newsletter .  I don’t usually share those articles here, but I received a l ... Read on »