Monthly Archives: January 2013

Signed up for the Shamrock Shuffle! (Recipe: Red Velvet Marshmallow Bars)

It is funny how small the world is and how random, yet important, connections are.  I had dinner with a friend the other night who is a law student at UW (Miss Kate), and we were discussing how she has … Continue reading

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I Ran in Shorts! (Recipe: Pumpkin Streusel Loaves)

I ran outside in shorts yesterday!  In Madison, Wisconsin!  In January!  Yesterday we had a freak warm day of 54*, and today we are supposed to get 4-6 inches of snow.  Go figure.  But it made me really excited for … Continue reading

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Ice, Sleet and Comfort Food (Recipe: Baked Mac-N-Cheese)

Yesterday in Madison we got a nice wintry mix consisting of ice and sleet.  This means that Callie and I stayed indoors ALL day.  Callie did a lot of sleeping.  I did a lot of baking and cooking:  two pumpkin … Continue reading

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Moving on to Week 6! (Recipe: Pumpkin Bread Take 1)

Week 5 of training is over!  My goodness time is flying!  I need to buy my plane ticket to Boston soon!  Overall, week 5 went well! This Wednesday I have an appointment with a doctor at UW Sports Medicine–I just … Continue reading

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Coldest Run Yet! (Recipe: Granola M&M Cookies)

I left for my run this morning with the following expectations: – 7 miles: would be great! – 10 miles: would be fantastic! – 12 miles: would be AMAZING! I took Friday off completely, so I wasn’t quite sure what … Continue reading

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Dance Party in Your Living Room? (Recipe: Baked Maple Cinnamon-Raisin Oatmeal)

Why, yes I will!  Thank you very much!  With Miss Callie, of course! Because of the weather Callie has not gotten many walks in the last couple of weeks.  She goes to daycare.  She goes to Flyball.  She gets her … Continue reading

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What is the Soleus? (Recipe: Garlic Chicken)

Joe may become my new BFF.  Joe is my chiropractor who I have been going to for MFRs. He can work some crazy magic on muscles. I went for another session yesterday.  Apparently, I have somehow really done some damage … Continue reading

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