Monthly Archives: October 2013

October Photo a Day Challenge (Recipe: Butternut Squash Apple Cranberry Bake)

Rabbit!  Rabbit!  Rabbit!  It’s the 1st of the month!  (You should look up the tradition if you haven’t heard of it before.) Speaking of which, have any of you guys heard of the “Photo a Day Challenge”? Basically, there is … Continue reading

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Overtraining and the Berbee Derby 10K (Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies)

Alright, folks!  I signed up for my next race!  It is a 10K that takes place on Thanksgiving here in Madison that attracts over 8,000 runners!  It is the race’s 10th annual charity event where proceeds benefit technology education throughout … Continue reading

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GOTR Update & Marathon Mistakes to Avoid (Recipe: Pork and Sweet Potato Quesadillas)

Although I am sure we could come up with hundreds of mistakes to avoid during a race (some beyond our control), there are 6 major ones that we have more control over and want to avoid. 1. Overtraining.  It is … Continue reading

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Pessimism is a Runner’s Top Mental Roadblock (Recipe: Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake)

This post is for one of my bestie’s Cheryl.  First, today is her birthday!  And the recipe is for the cake I made her when I saw her last week in Indianapolis!  She promptly smeared the “30” off the cake … Continue reading

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Charley Horses, Einstein’s and Post-CanAm Stories (Recipe: Apple Crisp)

I have gotten a charley horse in my left calf 2 of the last 3 nights.  These things are painful, I tell you!  And then my leg feels all crampy the next morning when I try to walk or run. … Continue reading

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We Can CanAm, Can You? (Recipe: Apple Pie Bread)

So, this weekend was a whirlwind!!  A whirlwind of fun! This weekend was the world’s largest flyball tournament: CanAm.  It took place in Indianapolis, Indiana and drew in teams all the way from Alaska and Japan!  The drive down to … Continue reading

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CanAm, Here We Come! (Recipe: Apple Streusel Cinnamon Swirl Muffins)

CanAm, here we come!  Remember when I went to St. Louis for UFLI Nationals for Flyball?  Well, this weekend I am headed to Indianapolis for NAFA Nationals!  Woohoo!  Callie doesn’t even know what has hit her yet!  And I don’t … Continue reading

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