Path in Muir Woods

The Brine | Issue 7 | 3 Lessons from the Last Decade

Ten years ago I was in a cast after severing my left ring finger with a chef knife. Thankfully, the digit was saved. What I learned the day it happened was to slow down. It’s amazing to look back on the past 10 years and see how much life and the world has changed. Little did I know what the past decade would hold, and … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 7 | 3 Lessons from the Last Decade

Road iD: No Price for Safety or Customer Service

Disclaimer: I received RoadID Sidekick to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Being an extremely superstitious person, I’ve always felt if I made a purchase for my safety then it would trigger something bad to happen. It sounds dumb, but apparently I’m not alone in this. One of the … Continue reading Road iD: No Price for Safety or Customer Service

Holidays are here

The Brine | Issue 6 | Holidays & Training

Halloween decorations are put away, retailers are inundating us with toy commercials, and holiday music is already in the air. The craziest of seasons is upon us. And, every year it threatens to derail training plans. Oftentimes it is successful. Keeping your training plan in tact during the holidays is not difficult. However, it does take some planning and self-control. Done correctly, you can still … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 6 | Holidays & Training

Farm house

The Brine | Issue 5 |Declutter

Breaking through the clutter is always a tough task. Whether at work, at home, on social media, anywhere. The trick is prioritizing your needs vs wants, organizing your day, and learning to say no to things. The Brine has been absent for the past month. Not because there was nothing to write about, but because there was no reason to clutter your inbox with it. … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 5 |Declutter

Creating a wellness model of medicine

The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 4 |Health & Wellness

“(Today) we are based on a disease model of medicine, not a wellness model.” – Dr. David Harmon, MD This quote echoed in my head this week after hearing it on the BibRave Podcast. So much so, I spent a good amount of time researching the topic, and talking about it with friends, running partners, and colleagues. Medical insurance is one of the biggest political … Continue reading The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 4 |Health & Wellness

Miami sunset after Hurricane Dorian

The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 1

Welcome to The Brine. Each week, you’ll get some content to soak in and flavor your training, your life, your cooking. I’ll be sharing things I’ve stumbled on during the week such as a quote, interesting blog posts, tweet of the week, a recipe I made, someone new to follow, and pretty much anything else. Maybe it’s adding songs to your running playlist, a new … Continue reading The Brine | Volume 1 Issue 1

OOFOS: A Necessity in Your Recovery Arsenal

Disclaimer: I received OOFOS to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Runners are always focused on footwear. But most times it is the shoes they are running their miles in. Sure, much of the time of it is lacing up the shoes and putting in the miles. But, just … Continue reading OOFOS: A Necessity in Your Recovery Arsenal