June recap.

June was packed with lots and lots of activities -- both for the kids and the adults. I found myself turning to a little more cross-training than in recent months, which is probably a good thing. After the hamstring injury I told myself I'd be a lot better about cross-training ....more

Free online essential oils class

Hi! I have received a lot of comments from people who are interested in learning more about essential oils but they can't make it to my classes -- either because of location or scheduling conflicts. So, I'm turning to the web and videos to provide an alternative to the in-person class :-)In this self-paced, online class you'll learn what essential oils are, how to use them, and how to get the highest-quality oils in your home.I have had amazing successes with essential oils and have incorporated them into many areas of my life ....more

April and May.

Well. Here I am, two months after my last post. Where have those two months gone?They were filled with baseball games, birthday celebrations, and essential oils classes, mostly! ...more

Post-running injury disorder.

As I've been making my way back from my hamstring injury in November, I've realized something about myself: I am, on the one hand, full of joy because I am running. On the other hand I am full of fear ....more

Get started with essential oils.

One thing I hear from people who are interested in essential oils is that they aren't sure where to start. The whole essential oil thing seems overwhelming. What to buy, how to use it, where to find information ....more

March reacp.

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Deep Blue.

Who gets a little muscle soreness from time to time? You? Well, if you're active -- especially if you run -- you probably do ....more

Getting real.

Last weekend, running got real.It has been a long, long time since I've felt like I was really...more

February Half Marathon.

That's right. I ran a half-marathon in February!Not all at once, mind you. But, over the course of 28 days I ran 13.1 miles.13.1 miles ....more

Three months.

At the 3 month mark of my injury, I'm feeling really hopeful.My recovery is going very, very, sloooooowly. But, anything worth doing takes time, right? And recovering well is totally worth doing ....more