Cold weather running

Fall is officially here and temperatures are dropping. I know most people say they prefer to running in the cold instead of the heat... But I'm the opposite! I don't mind high temperatures and a lot of sweating, but I really don't like this cold weather. People who know me, will already know this, but... Continue Reading →

Sunshine and dark clouds

As you all know, life is not always rainbows and sunshine. Sometimes it's waiting for dark clouds and even storms to pass... I don't mean to make this a sad post, only a realistic one...   In my personal life I've been facing some things that made me feel anxious, insecure, sad and even lonely... Continue Reading →

20 best running race signs

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 →

I’m back!

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 →

Vegan kale pesto recipe

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 →

My May running plans

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 →

What I ate this week

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!  

April favorites

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 →

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