Hello Salty readers!
I am excited to be joining the Salty bloggers. I benefited greatly from reading Salty’s training logs during pregnancy, and having undergone a recent c-section, I wanted to give back a little and provide my own training logs during recovery. C-section recovery has been addressed a little bit on Salty running before, but I am hoping to go into more detail about my recovery.
I also really love talking about running (shocking) and what better atmosphere than here!
I come from a family full of runners! On both extended sides, actually. I started running when I was 12 years old. Since I was 15 years old, I have never missed more than 3 days in a row of running until my C-section, so I guess you could call me obsessed. I was a very slow NCAA DI athlete; someone has to be last, right?! Since college, I have run 18 marathons, getting down to a 2:57 PR, and 5 ultra-marathons.
I am a new mom to my little pretty princess, as I like to call her. I am an experienced mom to my 2 Vizsla dogs. My husband is my partner-in-crime, and he and our dogs are my favorite early morning running buddies. We can’t wait to start bringing our daughter along on our runs too!
I am a military spouse and we move every few years, which makes my goal of running a marathon in all 50 states financially easier to achieve than for someone who has to travel to the 49 states she doesn’t live in. My running girlfriends are some of my favorite people in this world, and I have been blessed with wonderful running partners everywhere that we have lived.
When I am not with my family or out on a run, I am a nurse practitioner who believes that patients know their own bodies far better than any healthcare provider ever will.
That’s me in a nutshell. I look forward to sharing more from you and learning from my fellow Salty bloggers and readers!