The Big Stupid

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In my book, I take a moment to explain the concept behind “The Big Stupid”; an adventure that really isn’t the smartest from a training perspective for my sport, but is very necessary in order to feed my soul and sense of adventure. In that sense, it’s not stupid at…

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Training fuel, Part 2: the actual food!

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All right, all right, Jessie…you’ve waxed poetic on how important it is to take care of yourself, to put health first, and to create a safe and supportive training environment. All good things! But what does that actually look like when it comes to putting food on your plate and…

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Let’s talk training fuel: Part 1

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I’d like to set the tone and intention for this post right from the start, because it’s important to me that you know why I feel the need to write this. I’m strongly of the opinion that your life should not potentially end in order to achieve success in sport….

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Moving forward with a positive mindset

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It’s been a busy spring. For you, for me, for all of us. It’s been a time of feeling unsure of how to move forward, second guessing plans that were made, and realizing that we can’t take things for granted.  But we are moving forward, slowly but surely!  It took…

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ED Awareness Week Part 2: The Support Team

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We’re back, with part two of eating disorders awareness week; the support team. Parents, teammates, coaches, teachers, friends…you have the most important job of all. We need you. We need your strength, your cheering, your compassion, your patience, your unconditional love. But you might need a few tools and tips…

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