Monthly Archives: January 2014

Post-Race A-Stem and Blood Donation (Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic & Fingerling Potatoes)

So, I was the good little athlete and first thing Tuesday morning I went to my physical therapist for an A-Stem treatment.  Basically it is a deep tissue massage using tools to help fix the ‘snags’ or micro-tears that you … Continue reading

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~40,000 Steps = 26.2 miles = My 3rd Marathon! (Recipe: Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies)

Last time we chatted, I was on my way to Houston, Texas for a weekend with the bestie and to run my 3rd marathon and her first 5K in Sugar Land, Texas!  The Kickin’ Asphault Marathon!  Well, I’m now safely … Continue reading

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It’s Official! I Have Signed Up for Team In Training with LLS!

It’s official!  I will be running the San Diego Marathon in June as a member of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training.  You all will be following on my journey as I continue to blog about my running … Continue reading

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Sports Bras and Vet Wrap (Recipe: Wisconsin Blondies)

Last year when I went to the doctor, my doctor gave me a task.  It wasn’t to lose weight or lower my blood pressure or cholesterol.  It wasn’t to increase my iron or B12 levels.  My task was to find … Continue reading

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Calling New Runners! (Recipe: Molasses Cookies)

Everyone is a new runner at some point and has to start somewhere! One of the most common questions that beginner runners have is, “How much should I run?” This is a tough question because it depends on your fitness … Continue reading

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PMS: Pre-Marathon Syndrome (Recipe: Cookie Dough Brownies)

It’s getting to be that time.  PMS, or Pre-Marathon Syndrome, is the two weeks of taper leading up to your marathon.  This is a period of decreased mileage that is also often accompanied by anxiety, panic and crankiness.  We all … Continue reading

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Orlando, Part 2! (Recipe: Parmesan-Coated Potato Wedges)

Okay–so where did I leave off?  Finishing the race?  Great!  First, I would like to give a shout out to Michaela and Tori who finished their first half-marathons ever that day!  AND I think they are up for making it … Continue reading

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A Post on Feet (Recipe: Midwest Chowder)

This post on feet comes directly from Marty Jerome. ***** Since running is the oldest sport known to the human race, you’d think it would have been long settled how best to shield our feet from the punishments that come … Continue reading

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73,015 Steps Later… (Recipe: Pumpkin Shortbread)

I am back home!  (Did I mention that I got a Fitbit for Christmas from one of my besties??  That’s how I know how many steps I took while on my trip this weekend!  But that’s for another post!) I … Continue reading

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Orlando, Here We Come! (Recipe: Pumpkin Beer Bread)

Tomorrow morning I am off to Orlando to meet up with Cheryl and Michaela for a long weekend!  Yes, these 3 chicas are getting back together! Back in April, the day before I left for India, Michaela asked me if … Continue reading

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