I spent the weekend in the presence of runners, working the City of Oaks Marathon Expo, where I introduced Beautycounter to the thousands of people walking by.
Runners are a funny group. They come in all shapes and sizes, and run at all lengths and speeds. They like to talk about [...]
One Claritin-D on a mission to make me forget the pediatric virus that’s invaded my non-pediatric bloodstream.
Forty minutes with my kind yet brutal physical therapist who apologized like she meant it every time I winced in she’s pulling my arm apart pain.
Half a bottle of lavender Kombucha. The one made with [...]
This week on TriangleMom2Mom I reiterate the single best piece of health advice your mother gave you that you’ve probably forgotten.
Your bones with thank you.
I know it’s a bit difficult to comment on the N&O website, so please fell free to comment [...]
Yesterday afternoon I hauled my aching bones to the orthopedist where I was x-rayed and examined, determining the fate of much more than my upper body injury.
A rotator cuff tear, bone spur (possibly related to the rotator cuff itself) and a month of physical therapy wasn’t nearly as painful to [...]
I’ve just returned home from a four mile run with two fantastic friends, who might be responsible for reigniting my running mojo.
Despite the fact that their comfortable run pace was closer to a minute per mile faster than mine, I was happy panting a good few feet behind.
I waved [...]
After months of inexcusable, mid-week inactivity, I made the effort to get moving this second week of spring, despite freezing cold weather that isn’t on the same page as the calendar.
But with beautifully blooming trees and a smidgen of sunshine making its way through annoyingly grey clouds, the motivation to get it on [...]
Did you know that it is entirely possible to run a marathon in March, but by January be unable to sustain two miles at a non-embarassing pace?
Did you know that you can eat upwards of 6,000 calories in a day and pretend that you don’t feel full or sick?
After months of waiting to wear my RunningSkirts(dot)com Sub-Zero skirt, the weather finally turned cold enough to pull it from its packaging.
I have raved about Running Skirts compression socks (here) since testing them out a year ago, but unsure about proper sizing in the company’s skirts made me hesitant [...]
Searching for inspiration is tough when ho-humnity is the name of your game, and your job is to write things that people want to read.
It’s better, then, to turn off the part of the brain that refuses to cooperate and focus on the activities that generate tidings of comfort and [...]
With my yogic river guide out of town (no Saturday yoga for me), I took the opportunity to hit the open road after a month of being sidelined by too much stress and a nagging quadracept injury. Luckily for me, the formula for a happy run was in place.
Here are [...]
The hub for all I do, marthawills.com documents life from a working mom's point of view. When not mothering, I manage the social media needs of small businesses through Wills Media Group, LLC, and write a weekly column for Raleigh's News & Observer online entitled, Are We There Yet? Most recently, my passion for health and wellness led me to become involved as a consultant for Beautycounter, a company that's making a difference by educating about toxins in products, spreading the word via the web.
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