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Six years ago I couldn’t indulge without purging. Indulging in my mind, meant too many calories and that meant gaining weight and that meant getting “fat.” And I didn’t want any of that. So indulging meant bingeing and bingeing meant purging. If I ate more that I was “supposed to” (which was largely distorted and completely [...]

Four Month Update from a Pregnant MotherRunner

Looks like there's more than an Avocado there…perhaps its the Jalapeño Chips? Mmmm. Chips and Guacamole. Now I'm hungry.

I’m officially 16 weeks today and currently carrying around one extra avocado (in addition to the one I ate for breakfast) according to my pregnancy app. The last few weeks have been quite easy actually, nausea and fatigue are long gone and I’m back to a steady regime of running and cross training. With the [...]

Friday Finds: 4 Great Finds from this Week

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This past week I came across a few things I thought were worth sharing. And so a little Friday Finds post for you.1. I Can’t Understand When You’re Whining: I loved Christina post this week, her honesty about the difficulty of parenting. Because when we are honest with ourselves it is incredibly difficult and there [...]

Running from Bulimia

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I spent the good part of nine years running from bulimia; trying desperately to get better but failing miserably every time. I though I knew how to cope. I thought I could manage my addiction to bingeing and purging and I thought I could make myself well. I thought if I just cultivated more self-control. [...]

Ab and Glute Workout for Runners

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I’ve been incorporating more cross training into my routine for almost a year now. Focusing on strengthening my core and glutes has helped me to become a stronger runner and therefor a faster runner. The gultes are a runner’s power-muscle and strong core helps stabilize all the rotation that is going on during the running [...]

Mom on the Run: Kelli from Not Your Mama’s Marathon

Kelli and her family after St. George in October.

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nurse of midwife. The information expressed in the series “Mom on the Run” should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before running during pregnancy and postpartum. Welcome to “Mom on the Run!” A blog feature that shares a mom-on-the-run and her story of running during [...]

5 Workouts to Make the Most of your Time on the Treadmill


It might not be here yet, but winter weather is coming and even the cold-weather running die-hards will have to come inside on occasion due unsafe conditions. Treadmill training through the winter can be monotonous. Last winter, thanks to the Polar Vortex I ran inside on more than one occasion and it took every ounce [...]

LÄRABAR Winner Announced

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Congrats to Leeann! You are the winner of the LÄRABAR Giveaway!     Please contact me by Midnight on Wednesday to claim your prize or another winner will be chosen. Email below. I love connecting with readers! You can find me here: Email: RunFarGirl [at] gmail [dot] com Twitter: @RunFarGirl Instagram: Facebook: Pinterest: Daily Mile:

Perfect Fall Salad: Roasted Squash and Farro

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Lately I’ve been loving salads that combine a variety of flavors and textures. This fall salad is the packs a big flavor punch with the perfect combination of hearty, nutty with a bit of salt and sweet. The farro and squash pair well with the salty feta and sweet dried cherries. And the carrots and kale [...]

Criticism Online and How to Be a Breath of Fresh Air

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There is nothing wrong with criticism, in fact growth comes from critique. But there’s a clear line between constructive criticism and destructive criticism and lately I’ve been seeing a lot of destructive criticism in the blog world. It’s been on my mind ever since I read the comments in this post, and was brought to mind [...]