Greetings readers and runners! I’m truly touched and humbled to be joining the fantastic group of women here at Salty Running, and I hope my insights and adventures are just as inspiring to you as theirs are to me. So let’s get started!
But life has been tough on us the past three years. After running my second 100 miler and taking some time off to start a family, my husband and I learned that we were among the 7.3 million Americans that will battle infertility each year. This is still a taboo topic in society; it is not for me. We are still watching – and fascinated by – Nadya Suleman, aka “Octomom,” three years later. The Duggars and their 19 children receive more American press than the topic of infertility. Let’s face it: we know all about what Nadya did to get those babies, and we know that Jim Bob and Michelle haven’t stopped getting it on for twenty years. But for some reason, we don’t like to talk about a very real, very painful, very medical problem. Read more >>