It’s Been Awhile

Written by Morgan Bickenbach-Davies So, obviously it’s been a long ass time since I posted anything. A lot of updating is in order and there’s no time like the present. Cue the “ripping-off-the-Band-Aid” sound… The reasons for my absence from cyber space can all be traced back to one thing. One dark, pernicious and ever-present … More It’s Been Awhile

Episode 24: Winter Training, Sol Good Protein Bar & New Clothes

This week on the Racing Mindcast we talk about how to optimize your winter/off-season. In Buy it or Bonk, we review the Coconut Cashew flavor of Sol Good Protein Bars from Sunwarrior. Finally, in the Year of Fear, we go describe our fear to conquer this week. Show Notes: Par 1: Winter Training 0:16 How … More Episode 24: Winter Training, Sol Good Protein Bar & New Clothes

Episode 23: An Athlete’s Guide for the ‘Holidaze’, BPI Sports “Best” Protein Bar, Waxing Poetic & Being Anti-Social

In this episode we go over some sanity-saving tips for the holidays that are fast approaching. ‘Tis the season for routine disruptions, family visits and colder weather. We’ll share some tips we’ve found have helped us stay on the straight and narrow through this potentially tumultuous time of the year. In Part 2 we try … More Episode 23: An Athlete’s Guide for the ‘Holidaze’, BPI Sports “Best” Protein Bar, Waxing Poetic & Being Anti-Social

Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

In this episode we chat about what it’s like for Morgan to be coached by Chris and what it’s like for Chris to have his Mrs. as an athlete. Chris has been her coach since August and we go over a bit about the complicated social dynamics involved in a coach/husband and wife/athlete relationship. In … More Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

In this episode we talk about the negative side of numbers (i.e. training data, heart rate data, pace, distance, weight, etc.). In Part 2 we review Picky Bars (Lauren’s Mega Nuts flavor) and in Part 3 we catch you up on this weeks challenge in the Year of Fear Project. Morgan grapples her inner daemons … More Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

Week 10 of the Year of Fear: A PBJ & Getting Complacent

Morgan’s Fear: #28 Eat a Real PB&J Sandwich For those of you who are confused as to why I appear to have a fear of sandwiches, I will explain. As someone living/struggling with or recovering from an eating disorder, there are some foods that I associate with weight gain/failure/fatness (etc.). Unless I have a specific … More Week 10 of the Year of Fear: A PBJ & Getting Complacent