Next Up: Travel Plans for Fall 2016!

I’ve got a couple of exciting travel announcements to make today! Although August has been a mostly travel-free month, the same cannot be said for the rest of the year. I guess I just can’t sit still for very long! Now, if you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my post from TuesdayRead more


Gradually Getting My Groove Back

Things are slowwwwwly starting to come together in my little universe. I think that acknowledging my feelings and mourning the end of my trip to Nicaragua has been a really important step for me, even if it has felt a little (a lot) whiny and overly dramatic at times, even to me. While I’ve mostlyRead more


On Not Running and Not Writing

You may have noticed that I haven’t written a training recap post in awhile. You may have noticed I haven’t written much of anything in awhile. I hate to say it, but neither of those things are terribly likely to change anytime soon. I’d like to say that I am on the struggle bus, butRead more


What I Learned in Nicaragua

I traveled to Nicaragua in July 2016 to build a bridge as part of a humanitarian partnership between my company and Bridges to Prosperity. Check out my posts about the project and the experience! This is the post about Nicaragua that I’ve been dreading writing, in a way. This is the one that forces meRead more


The Bare Minimum (Or Less) – Week 7 Training Recap

There’s no two ways about it – my first week back from Nicaragua was rough on about a thousand different levels. I’ll be writing another post about that in the near future (sorry, Nicaragua posts are sooooo not done yet), but for now, just know that my motivation to do anything except look at myRead more


Trip to Nicaragua: The People and the Stories

Last we left off, I told you all about the bridge that the team from my company built in conjunction with Bridges to Prosperity and our awesome local volunteers. To be sure, the main reason why we went to Nicaragua (specifically, we were in El Zarzal, about 45 minutes from the city of Matagalpa) wasRead more