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NYC Marathon training, Fundraising for Team Clarke and more!

Hey all! Fall is officially here and just like that we have gone from 80 degree weather to 50’s and rainy with the chance for temperatures in the 30’s overnight. We are going to be at a wedding where we are supposed to be staying in platform tents overnight (brrr!) but since the venue is … Read More »

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Wellness Discussion–Hashimoto’s Disease and autoimmune disease

More test results and more testing, Autoimmune Disease. It’s time for another wellness update! Over the past month I have gone back for more blood work, a fasting glucose test and oral glucose tolerance test. The endocrinologist that I am working with at Dartmouth Hitchcock had scheduled further testing for me after my Hashimoto’s disease … Read More »

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Wellness Update–Rolling with it. More blood work.

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and more blood work  In case you missed it in my last wellness update I recently found out that I have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, an auto-immune disease where your body’s immune system attacks your thyroid (Read more about my Hashimoto’s diagnosis here). While I was at the endocrinologist we also discussed how I have … Read More »

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Wellness–Thyroid Health, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

My Wellness: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Recently I told you about my quest to find out why I have been feeling s fatigued all the time. Thankfully I feel I like I am very in tune with my body and knew that something was not quite right. I have participated in sports since before I can remember and … Read More »

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How to beat the heat. Key Hydration Tips for Running!

Hydration Tips for Running and a Personal Hydration Failure Hydration is such an important part of running. Let’s talk hydration strategies for running. It is easy for dehydration to sneak up on you which can impact running performance and also make you feel sick. You can also optimize your running performance by maintaining good hydration strategies … Read More »

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Wellness Discussion–Thyroid Function

Wellness Chat–Looking for possible answers to ongoing fatigue. Could it be thyroid dysfunction?  Awhile back I wrote a little bit about some trouble that I have been having with fatigue, migraines and possible blood sugar level issues. Today I wanted to give you a little update as to what I have discovered lately through a … Read More »

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Wellness Discussion: Low Blood Sugar and migraines

It’s not always about running. Today I’m talking about issues with my health and wellness. I’m taking a break from talking about running today to talk about something that has been an ongoing struggle for me,  dropping blood sugar levels and migraines that are becoming increasingly frequent. I have always been a very thin individual … Read More »

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