Run conquers Rain

It’s raining. A description of the weather, yes, but the all time best excuse for skipping a run. I can’t count the number of times I have opened my eyes on a Saturday morning only to roll over again when I hear the familiar patter of rain on the roof or decided during a rainy…

Life with ED: The fine line between healthy and disordered

When most people think about eating disorders they think of anorexia nervosa. They think of the girl who is incredibly skinny and always refusing to eat. Occasionally someone might think of bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder, but it is important to recognize that there are many, many types of disordered eating. For the fifth…

Go to grub

“Are you eating eggs with a salad?” my roommate called up the stairs on Wednesday night. “Yeah…” I said, half laughing, through a mouthful of fried egg on a bagel with the last of my Christmas apple butter, a salad fork in my left hand. “You love eggs,” she said. I paused, swallowed my egg,…

Trails on trails on trails

I used to say I loved running on the roads, and the busy ones were my favorite. The roads that other people complained were too noisy, had too much exhaust and too many stop lights, those were my top picks.┬áCars rushing by felt like a challenge to go faster, the constant breeze kept the sweat…