If you’ve been following my blog, Run Away With Me, at all over the past few years you’ll notice something different today: this blog is now called Mountain Maven! Why? Well, in the past four years of blogging a lot has changed in my life. I ran, traveled, ran some more, moved to Alaska, ran, … More Introducing Mountain Maven!
I’ve been doing PT for about two months now, and it has been such a positive experience this time around! As I mentioned in this post, I spent a lot of time during my PT appointments doing hip strengthening exercises and Pilates. Once my PT determined that my hips and abs were strong enough, I … More A Big PT Update
If you read my PT update from last week, you’ll know that my physical therapist thinks that I’m strong enough to start running again. She’s been watching my hips to make sure they stay in the right place during every exercise and has been building up my core strength with Pilates, and on Monday it … More Taking My First Steps Towards Running Again
If you’ve been following my blog at any point over the last year, you’ll know that my SI joint was injured after overtraining for the Columbia Gorge Half Marathon back in 2015. Ever since then, I’ve had a really tough time getting back to running, and I miss it like crazy! So back in January … More PT Progress and a Running Update
Hi everyone! As you may have read in last week’s post (or noticed over the last few months), I’ve been taking some serious breaks from blogging. Mainly because for years this was a blog about running, and occasionally about other random things. But mostly running. I wrote about the good runs, the bad runs, the … More What’s In A (Blog) Name?
Hi everyone! If you’ve been following my running injury saga for the past 9 months, you’ll know that I’m dealing with an on again, off again SI joint injury. It’s currently off again, so I’m doing very short, very slow, very careful intervals of running for only 1 mile at a time. It might not … More Runfessions: Race Season FOMO
Hi everyone! I know I announced this last week on Global Running Day, but I have tentatively started running again! And this time, my return to running is totally different. The first time I returned to running after my injury back in December, I was obsessed with returning to my non-injured running level as quickly … More My New Definition of Running
Hi everyone! As you may have learned last week, I’M A TRIATHLETE! Those are three little words that I never thought I’d say, but have brought me so much happiness in the past week. From the moment I crossed the finish line of the Gold Nugget Triathlon (recap here!) I’ve felt like a totally different … More What It Means To Be A Triathlete
I can’t believe I’m about to say this, but here it is: I think my injury is back AGAIN. And I’m furious this time because I really didn’t see this coming! I’ve been doing everything right the last few months, so I’m really upset, confused, and frustrated. Yep. Again. In case you’ve missed my whole … More Welcome Back, Injury.
Hi everyone! Every once in a while it’s time for a random post about life, and today just feels like that day! I don’t have much running stuff going on lately (#injuredrunnerproblems) but there is lots of big, exciting news going on this week! I am totally #winning this Wednesday! I’m just going to start with … More Wednesday #Winning