Monthly Archives: February 2013

T Minus 23 Hours Until South Africa! (Recipe: White Cupcakes with Praline Bacon Maple Cream Cheese Frosting)

Tomorrow I leave for Madagascar!  Well, that is not entirely correct.  Tomorrow I leave for South Africa where I am visiting my bestie, and from there we are headed to Madagascar for her Spring Break!  Yes, my bestie teaches in … Continue reading

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Week 9 Wrap-Up! (Recipe: Praline Bacon)

A recent article in Runner’s World was on improving form.  This is the exact reason I took my running class in the fall.  Because of an IT Band injury in January 2012, shin splints in August 2012 and achy calves … Continue reading

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Callie Ran 3.45 Miles Today! (Recipe: BBQ Chicken Dip)

So, this morning I had a 4 hour GOTR (Girls on the Run) Coach Training Session.  This was for all brand new coaches, and we have some amazing coaches this year!  GOTR is a 10-week program that starts the week … Continue reading

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6+6+6=18 (Recipe: Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Roasted Brussels Sprouts)

That’s how many miles I ran today.  18-miler #2!  Because of the horrid sidewalk situation in Madison (remember how I told you we got more snow on Monday?), I decided to do a regular 6 mile loop of mine three … Continue reading

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Callie AKA The Counter-Surfer (Recipe: Strawberry Gooey Butter Cookies)

First, it is amazing how quickly rain can turn to snow up in this neck of the woods!  When I went to the gym for my Power Stretch class yesterday evening it was raining.  An hour later when I emerged … Continue reading

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Horrible Hill Work-Out (Recipe: Chocolate Chip Blondies)

Okay, so I am not disappointed with the speed at which I ran my hills or the incline at which I ran them.  But my shins and calves ACHED.  The worst that they have in over two weeks.  And I … Continue reading

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Week 8 Wrap-Up: Half-Way There! (Recipe: Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies, Take 3!)

We are half-way there, folks!  I can’t believe it!  Time has just flown! 55.99 miles this week!!  Woohoo!  My highest mileage week yet!  And it was a great week of running!  I got some outside miles in (22.95 miles), a … Continue reading

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