As you all know I'm training for the marathon of Amsterdam on October 21st. BUT last week things changed... I had been dreaming about running New York again in November, but I did not get drawn in the lottery. From April 2013 until June 2016 I lived in New York, so this city has a... Continue Reading →
Marathons and other races are something special. I think every runner will tell you this. I love reading signs that people are holding along the course. Especially when you think you can't go on anymore, these signs help me smile and keep running anyway... The crowds can really make a big difference sometimes! Here are... Continue Reading →
Okay, I know I took a really long break, but I'm happy to announce that I'm back! After I got injured and couldn't run I got into this writing slump and could not get myself to start blogging again... So let's catch you up a bit. I had my last physical therapist session mid May... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite vegetables is kale! I love it in juices, smoothies, kale chips, baked, ... I try to incorporate this vegetable in to most of my dishes. It's also super healthy! But sometimes I crave comfort food and one of my favorite comfort foods is pasta pesto. So why not make a healthy... Continue Reading →
So as you probably know, I have not been running much... But I think my injury is almost 'beat'. This past weekend I was in Copenhagen where I walked 30 000 steps per day. And... pain-free! Tuesday I did an easy 25 minute run and today a slow 40 minute run with my mom, both... Continue Reading →
So what does an injured runner do instead of running? Yes, eating! I love cooking, but I also love going out for a bite to eat. This week was a good mix between eating out and dining in!
This month went by again so fast, I can't believe it! It's been a month of ups and downs... When it comes to running, the biggest up was my PR at the Rotterdam marathon. Still so proud I did it! Biggest down is of course the fact that I got injured and haven't been able... Continue Reading →
This past Saturday I spent the day in Rotterdam with my friend Tine. There was a music festival called Motel Mozaïque, with a couple bands we really wanted to see. So we decided to turn it into a day trip. Our day consisted of food and music! A perfect day!
I'm very sad to have to write this post... But I officially got the red light for running the 10 miles. The pain I've been having in my ankle is not gone yet and I'm now also feeling it in my right ankle. There's also a big bruise on the left one... On Thursday morning... Continue Reading →