Best Christmas presents for runners

It's that time of year again... It's the most wonderful time of the year! Oh baby it's cold outside... All I want for Christmas is you! But all runners want for Christmas are running gadgets! 1. Stox compression socks - €34.95 Stox are my favorite brand for compression socks. In the sport version the have... Continue Reading →

Ready for New York City Marathon?

That's the question! If you had asked me four weeks ago I would have screamed yes! I trained harder and longer than ever before. I did my 30 kilometer run without any issues and thought that nothing could stop me. Until I got injured, had to stop running, do physical therapy, dry needling, ... I... Continue Reading →

Think Pink run

In Belgium we have a campaign called 'Think Pink'. It's an organization that educates and  raises money for breast cancer research. This past weekend they organized the 'Race for the cure' in Brussels, Antwerp and Namur. A couple years ago my own grand mother got diagnosed with breast cancer and I have a couple very... 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 →

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