Monthly Archives: August 2013

Running a Relay? (Recipe: Roasted Eggplant and Couscous)

Spoiler Alert:  This post is a little bit all over the place. Relay events are picking up in popularity!  According to a Runners World poll, 32% of runners have participated in a relay and 43% have put it on their … Continue reading

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No DNF Here! (Recipe: Gullah Peach Cobbler)

My sister finished her first half-marathon!  And she came all the way up to Madison to do it!  I’m so proud and excited that I got to run it with her!  She did fantastic!  We hardly walked at all! I … Continue reading

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Better Sore Than Sorry (Recipe: Maple Wheat Bread)

Better Sore Than Sorry:  That is what the instructor’s shirt of my Insanity Class said today.  (Insanity Class today = sweating bullets.)  And I would have to agree.  I actually like the feeling of being sore.  It’s evidence of your … Continue reading

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My Sister is Visiting! +8 Hydrating Foods (Recipe: Blondies)

Two gallons. That’s about how much water a hard-pedaling cyclist should guzzle on a hot day, according to the Institute of Medicine.  And I’m sure it’s something similar for runners.  Crazy, huh? Well, you can also substitute some of this … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis (Recipe: Rosemary Bread)

This weekend has been one hectic whirlwind.  And this kind of sums it up: I woke up at the crack of dawn on Thursday (3:30am to be exact) in order to go to work and the gym before driving to … Continue reading

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I Have a Puppy! (Recipe: Oven-Fried Zucchini Spears)

And I gave my presentation at the AAEA meetings in DC!  I know you all probably only care about seeing puppy pictures, but my presentation went well in case you were wondering!  And I got to sit in on a … Continue reading

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Weekend of Fun! (Recipe: Levain’s Chocolate Chip Cookies)

Well, my post about this week being a whirlwind has certainly been right so far!  After a late night of packing on Friday, I woke up at 3:20am (Yep!  That’s right!)  to drive to Milwaukee to catch my 7am flight. … Continue reading

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