Lessons from ugly feet

For years, I have been not OK with my feet. When I was younger, I took dance and beat the heck out of my feet. The summer after I graduated from college, I hiked the Appalachian Trail for 2 1/2 months, hiking through rainy days, hot conditions and rough trails. For the last couple years,…

A Sexy Tradeoff

Running is a strange mixture of extremes. For example, I regularly run 16-18 miles in 90+ degree heat, feel like I want to die at the end of the run, have even gotten heat exhaustion on a couple occasions!–and yet, I still love the feeling of accomplishment and (next day) sense of feeling healthy and…