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Hood to Coast 2016 and Runner’s Trots

I’m excited to captain a team of super fun 12 runners at the 2016 Hood to Coast relay this Friday and Saturday. I blogged about HTC when I ran back in 2012. It’s one of my favorite experiences. Look for team #691 Rocking the Runs… and this banner on my minivan! #htc2016 It will be an interesting experience […]

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It’s My Turn to be the Patient! Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2016

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Ironically, I’m getting tested for celiac on May 31st. Running… Out of Energy Here’s the back story, it’s a long one. A month or two ago, I blogged about feeling pretty tired and run down. In December I began training for my 7th marathon in early April. As the months went […]

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It’s funny, this year I will celebrate 20 years of being a registered dietitian. Yet medicine, especially in the area of gut health, is changing so rapidly that I feel almost like I’m starting over. Every week, I pour over new journal articles, blogs, and updates, realizing how much more we all still have to […]

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Diarrhea Dietitian To Run in Boston Marathon

I was always taught to have measurable goals. A couple of years ago, I began running longer distances. It began as a whisper in the back of my head… maybe I should train for a full marathon?  But if I run a full marathon, I need a tangible goal. I better get serious about it […]

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It’s official… I started on my next book. The title is yet to be determined, but my working title (for now) is: “Running from the Trots: by the Diarrhea Dietitian” If you are a runner and would like to contribute to this book (by filling out surveys or contributing personal suggestions), please email me directly. […]

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Potential Causes of Diarrhea Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis Microscopic colitis and various other subtypes of colitis Celiac disease Irritable bowel syndrome Food allergies and sensitivities Food intolerances such as lactose or fructose intolerance Malabsorption of fat, from diseases such as cystic fibrosis, pancreatic insufficiency, pancreatitis, or pancreatic tumors Cancer of […]

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My Running Story and Eugene Marathon Recap 2013

First off, I’m going to admit right now that blogging is hard work. I envy those who can type out a fabulous, thought-provoking blog post every day, or even every week. I seem to write numerous posts in my head, but they never actually make it into the computer. I think I am somewhat paralyzed […]

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I had the great opportunity of running the “Hood to Coast” last month, a 200 mile team relay. http://www.hoodtocoast.com/ For those of you runners, you know what I mean when diarrhea and running go together. I suspect this is more than you want to know, but after using porta-pottys all weekend, I observed that lots […]

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Even runners get the trots

I was reading my Runner’s World Magazine yesterday, when a news story caught my attention. They interviewed Nina Kuscsik, the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1972 (she had unofficially run Boston in 1969, 1970, and 1971, but women runners were not accepted into the race until 1972.) Here is an excerpt […]

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