Emilie has called Maine home for ten years now, where she lives with her husband Sam and children Skyler and Reed. She works as a high school English teacher, and balances her remaining time between baking, running, going to grad school, writing the blog One Mom in Maine, and spending as much time as possible in the outdoors.
I am kind of a control freak. I prefer to call the shots, make all my own decisions, and I cringe when anyone takes a parental tone with me. Knowing this about myself, it still surprises me to admit that when it comes to exercise, I just want someone to tell me what to do. [...]
The first time I decided to train for and run a half marathon, I wrote about it on my blog. I found the process of going public with something that was so big and scary for me at the time to be both exhilarating and terrifying. I remember thinking: “Well, there is no turning back [...]