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Actually, You Are a Real Runner

Apr 30, 2019

Meal plans kinda make us dumber:

"Just eat what's on the plan! Follow the plan and you'll be successful."

It kinda reminds me of when I was a first year teacher and taught my kindergartners strict rules to follow for math but didn't teach problem solving skills. Oh yeah. Those.


When there is something off the plan, do...

Apr 25, 2019

Being visible as yourself AND sharing your story can help keep others alive.


There are so many characteristics we use to identify ourselves and we never fit neatly into just one box. And this okay.


Patti is a plant-based, queer, and trans, endurance athlete.  Oh, and hey, she goes by just Patti too.


We chat about...

Apr 22, 2019

I used to binge on dried fruit because "it was clean" and I used it as fuel while doing my long runs...

Also because chips, pizza, and cookies "were dirty" and off limits.

I had a lot of guilt about the bingeing, so instead of dealing with why I was bingeing, I kept adding foods to my list of off limits trigger foods....

Apr 18, 2019

Usually we tell people to sign up for a race to start running. Cool. But if you've been putting off signing up for a race, try this instead: DON'T.

We'll talk about the third M: Movement.




Apr 15, 2019

Spraying your tongue with an anti-sugar spray isn't the answer!

Avoiding cookies for the rest of your life isn't the answer either.



Still eating 12 and wanna learn how to have 1?