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Fitness and health were not always part of my life. After college, I found myself overweight, ill more often than not and diagnosed as pre-diabetic and insulin-resistant at the age of 26. I ran my first half marathon in the summer of 2009 after successfully completing the Marathoner In Training... Full Bio
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I am a size 18 and here’s what I think about it by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The internet is buzzing with the talk of the first plus-size model appearing in the upcoming February 9th issue of none other than the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. H ... Read on »
Make Your Health A Priority by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Over the course of my adult life, healthy eating habits, weight loss, exercise and wellness in general have not come naturally – or even easy at times – to me. I’ve had to ... Read on »
Starting 2015 Off on the Right Foot – Tiux Compression Giveaway! by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I always knew compression was an important part of recovery for runners and athletes, but before suffer from a blood clot in 2012, I didn’t realize how important co ... Read on »
Running through a Blood Clot by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My struggle in recovering from a blood clot has not been easy and since almost losing my life two years ago due to one in my lung, getting back to running has been a long ... Read on »
It’s been Two Years. by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am two years into my recovery from a DVT and subsequent massive PE that occurred in early June 2012. The incident left me reeling – not only physically, but menta ... Read on »
More on Me by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s been awhile since I have posted, I know. Life gets in the way, posting becomes infrequent and finding a time to write becomes more and more difficult and farth ... Read on »
Spartan Up! The Book to Help You Get Happy, Successful and Fit by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Many of you have probably heard of the Spartan Race (on this blog, nonetheless) and know it as the world’s premier obstacle adventure race. As the global leader in ... Read on »
Why You Need Blog School by Blog Genie by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Are you new to blogging or thinking of creating a blog, but don’t know where to start? Do you have a great idea, but aren’t sure how to go about putting it out ther ... Read on »
You Can Get a Blood Clot: Know the facts, Save a Life by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running March is Blood Clot Awareness Month. And before you decide you don’t need to read this post because it could never happen to you since you are (insert that amazing, ... Read on »
Favor Your Feet with OrthoLite Performance Insoles by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When it comes to physical fitness, equipment and apparel is important – no matter what you choose to do to stay active. For runners, it is important to have proper ... Read on »
Why I Love Juicing with the Fusion Juicer by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Juicing has always been something I have wanted to try, but never have because the thought of finding, comparing and selecting juicers, truthfully, overwhelms me be ... Read on »
When ICE Isn’t Enough, Get the Road ID App by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I often think about how important it is to have In Case of Emergency (ICE) in your phone. If you don’t think it is, think again. It may be the only way authorities ... Read on »
Make, Share and Wear with Allied Shirts by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As runners, it seems like we always have a cause – a race, fundraiser, or event – that requires some kind of shirt. I know I own more race shirts than regular clothes alon ... Read on »
Swanson 30-Day Healthier Holiday Giveaway! by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am very exited to be a part of the Swanson 30-Day Healthier Holiday Giveaway  going on right now! For 30 days, 30 bloggers will bring 30 winners a $100 gift certifi ... Read on »
Swanson 30-Day Healthier Holiday Giveaway! by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am very exited to be a part of the Swanson 30-Day Healthier Holiday Giveaway  going on right now! For 30 days, 30 bloggers will bring 30 winners a $100 gift certifi ... Read on »
Winter Weather Running Accessory Gift Guide by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Living in Central Ohio – which is not even as cold as it gets – I know a lot of people, including my own family, were surprised to hear I would be running outside i ... Read on »
Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Sriracha Lovers by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In light of the impending doom of Sriracha-geddon (I didn’t coin it , but I wish I did), you might be could be should be searching for the perfect Christmas ... Read on »
Racing with the FLEXR Sports Bottle by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hydration wasn’t always an issue for me while running, but lately I have discovered that I just can’t find the perfect bottle to carry with me on my runs. With shor ... Read on »
Better Blog Photos for FREE with fotor by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It seems like all the rage lately is about making your blog better with photos – quality shots, quality images and quality editing. The internet is alive with captivating ... Read on »
Weigh-In Wednesday: Week 25 by wordstorunby Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Weigh-In Wednesday Weekly Stats Weight Watchers Week Number: 25 Lbs Lost this Week: - 1.2 Lbs Lost Total: – 18.2 WW Stars Earned this Week: None Food o ... Read on »