Every athlete should get her period...period.
Endurance sports feel great...until they don't. And yes, it is possible to love a sport too much. If you think you're the only one who got here and think you'll never get back...this website is for you.
"I wish I could tell you that I was strong enough to just ignore the barrage of emails, social media posts, and messages from friends asking me if I was still going to do XYZ 50 Miler this year as I had done every other. I was not. "
Megan is currently living in New Haven, CT with her husband and their crazy cat. She loves traveling, especially to places where the hiking is amazing. Yoga pants are her little black dress of choice.
So now you’re probably wondering what my symptoms were. Well, first my period disappeared. My body was under such great stress that it shut down my reproductive system, interpreting my stress hormone levels to mean that I was barely surviving so I definitely could not have survived a pregnancy.
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