While skinning a lap up Whitefish Mountain Resort recently with good friends Katie French and Megan Couser, a man skiing down stopped and asked us if we were training for something. The first thing that popped into my head was "Yes! The Whitefish Whiteout." Never before had I done a ski mountaineering race, but with … Continue reading Training for Life
Although a subject that comes across slightly awkward at times, but is real and amazing is that of breastfeeding. After being in my position, any awkwardness is lost to the wind and it just becomes a way of life. During my race season, I was looking for some insight on how other mom athletes were able … Continue reading For the nursing mommy athlete…..
Layla was born on March 8, 2013. She was 7lb 3 oz, 19 inches long She was born with a collapsed lunge, which caused her a 2 day stay in the Nicu. Fortunately, her lung healed itself with just oxygen, and I was able to hold her and nurse her while she was there. Nelson … Continue reading Layla Rose
Photo: Feb. 3, 2013, 36 weeks prego We were blessed with sunshine and warmer temperatures this last weekend! It made me miss riding outdoors so much that I decided to try riding my mountain bike in hopes that it would be tolerable. I lucked out, and managed a lovely ride, although not very comfortable. Stuck … Continue reading Amidst the Extra Bulk
Photo: 01/21/2013. 34 weeks pregnant. Enjoying a skate ski at Grouse Mountain Golf Course. 2013 will without a doubt be a year to stretch me physically and mentally. I am looking forward to the challenge with open arms. With the due date of my first baby just 5 weeks away, I feel excited, anxious, and … Continue reading A Glimps into 2013
I found out last Thursday that we will be having a baby GIRL in March! I am excited, and so thankful that my body is doing so well. I have not had to slow down much, and I have been enjoying not only casual fall bike rides, but also trail running once again. It is … Continue reading 20 weeks and onward