Well, today has been quite the learning experience. After almost 13 years post-op, you would think I would have mastered my dietary needs by now, especially being as stats driven as I am. Today, I had my 3-week surgical follow-up after my hernia & bowel obstruction surgery. I have been severely fatigued for almost the... Continue Reading →
Happiness & April 12th…
On April 12, 2019 I hit my 12-year post op anniversary. On April 13th, I ran a 10k and beat my last PR by 2 minutes. When you run, you have a lot of time to just be alone in your head and while this year the anniversary date didn't sneak up on me, I... Continue Reading →
Athena Athlete and BariAthlete: Why I am proud to be both!
Some of the most common questions I get when I post about being an Athena or a Bariathlete are What do those terms mean? What are they? An Athena athlete is a female athlete weighing greater than 165 pounds. This is an optional category for triathletes & runners, you can also choose to run in... Continue Reading →
Changing your narrative can change your life, even if you don’t want it to…
Recently, I started a vlog series on my YouTube channel that is geared more towards my athlete side, instead of my planner side. I just do short little vlog updates, talking about what it takes to be a bariathlete, which is a term used for someone who has gone through bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)... Continue Reading →