Monthly Archives: March 2014

Skimping on Fat and Running on Empty (Recipe: Pasta with Brown Butter, Cinnamon, Almonds and Feta)

Feeling good about your dry toast, naked salads and splash of watery skim milk in your coffee?  Not so fast.  Your body needs fat to absorb vitamins like A, D, E and K, and to regulate hunger.  Yes, fat.  While … Continue reading

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Such a Sweet Time at Sweet Tea! (Recipe: Muddy Buddy Brownies)

So as an early birthday celebration and to escape the bitter winter of Wisconsin, I traveled to NC last weekend! Well, on Friday night A and I went to see ZZ Ward at the Majestic here in town.  She put … Continue reading

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Another Year on the Garmin: Take 2 (Recipe: Deep Dish Cookie Cake)

Last year around this time I told you (in a post titled the same) about how I keep track of the number of outdoor miles I log on my GPS watch.  The miles re-start every year on my birthday (yesterday). This … Continue reading

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I’m In!!!! (Recipe: Parmesan Vinaigrette)

I’m in!!!  I won a lottery spot for the 2014 New York City Marathon!!  Eeeeek!!! Eeeeek!!!! (Can you tell how excited I am?!?!) I registered for the marathon lottery MONTHS ago (December 2013 to be exact), and the drawing was yesterday! … Continue reading

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Side Stitches and First GOTR Session of 2014! (Recipe: Surprise Muffins)

Do you ever get those ridiculously annoying side-stitches that are sometimes painful??  Sometimes my GOTR girls do, too, and I feel bad because I know they aren’t fun at all. Well, what are you supposed to do about them? First, … Continue reading

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San Diego!! And First Bloody Toe This Training Session (Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding Casserole)

Ten weeks from today I leave for San Diego for the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon with TNT! I can’t tell you how excited I am!  A and I bought tickets last week and are planning on spending a … Continue reading

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Speed Workouts for a Faster 5K (Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Fettuccine)

Workouts should be more general early in your training cycle for any race (months before your goal 5K race or half marathon or marathon). As you increase your fitness level, your workouts should gradually become more challenging and specific. You … Continue reading

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