FATS v. CARBS

I sat in the dreaded chair 92 miles into the Indiana Trail 100 ultramarathon. I was shivering uncontrollably, huddled as close as humanly possible to a space heater twice my …

Got Toenails?

Is there really a purpose to our toenails or are they just some leftover remnant of our ancestors- evidence of the claws that may have been necessary for survival millions …

Running with Joy

I have been running ultras since December of 2008. Almost 10 years to the day that I ran my very first ultramarathon, the HUFF 50K, I will toe the line …

From Devastation to Hope

  It seems to be a pattern for me these days.    I seem to go into a race after a highly stressful week.   The week prior to the Erie …

Starting my Badwater training

After being the overall women’s winner at Badwater Cape Fear on March 17, 2018 I gained automatic entry into Badwater 135, the race across Death Valley, in July of 2019. …