Weekend Food Prep–Pureed Ginger Vegetable Soup

This is a lovely, warming soup. It is also a great way to get some easily-digested vegetables when you’re feeling a bit off. I like it after a hard run when my stomach can be a bit tender. You can make it a complete meal by adding some shredded chicken or a heavy dollop ofContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep–Pureed Ginger Vegetable Soup”

Weekend Food Prep–All-in-One-Oat Bran and Wheat Porridge Breakfast Bowl

I prefer to eat something before my weekend runs. I know a lot of runners don’t like to eat beforehand, but I find I wake up hungry enough that I need some fuel to keep me going. However, running with food in my gut can create its own problems, so I developed this breakfast toContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep–All-in-One-Oat Bran and Wheat Porridge Breakfast Bowl”

What I’ve Learned About Fitness After Hysterectomy (and Other Major Surgeries)

It’s been about 2 years since my hysterectomy. And in a lot of ways, I’m “back to my old self.” Most of the time, in most ways, I’m now able to do pretty much whatever I want to do in the gym. However, I’ve learned a lot from the ups and downs along the way,Continue reading “What I’ve Learned About Fitness After Hysterectomy (and Other Major Surgeries)”

Returning to Running After Hysterectomy

This is the third reblog looking back at my experiences maintaining and rebuilding my fitness after hysterectomy. You can find post one here and two here. This third installment was about returning to running, which I actually found to be a longer recovery than returning to lifting. I didn’t develop a really consistent running practiceContinue reading “Returning to Running After Hysterectomy”