Monthly Archives: May 2014

Running with Meb!

You heard me right, but I think I forgot to tell you–I get to run a 3-mile “shake out” run with Meb Keflezighi the day before my marathon!! Don’t know who Meb is?  Well, he is the 2014 Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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The Campaign for Junk Food (Recipe: Berries ‘n’ Cream Pizza)

Michelle Obama wrote an Op-Ed for the NY Times today on attempts to roll back healthy reforms.  I thought it was extremely relevant since it has to do with my research interests, so I thought I would re-post it for you … Continue reading

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Travel and Run (Recipe: Chewy Gingersnaps)

So, the big marathon is this Sunday!  Eek! I’m totally NOT prepared.  As in I have NEVER felt this ill prepared for a race.  Never ever. But the start time is 6:15am Sunday morning, and if everything goes as well … Continue reading

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Stubborn Warrior 5K (Recipe: Vietnamese Caramel Pork Stir Fry)

As part of our weekend shenanigans, the three of us signed up for the Stubborn Warrior 5K where the proceeds went to the families of wounded warriors. I helped motivate Cheryl into running last summer/fall, so now we try to … Continue reading

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Brooks Pure Flow 3 (Recipe: Spinach Dip Pull-Aparts)

So, I got these really good lookin’ shoes before I left Madison: The Brooks Pure Flow 3.  I have worn the Brooks Pure Flow 1.  And I have had two of the Brooks Pure Flow 2’s.  I LOVED the first … Continue reading

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Restricting a Child’s Food Choices (Recipe: Caramel Swirled M&M Blondies)

There was an experiment at Pennsylvania State University where researchers gave preschool children the opportunity to “work” for a food reward. All the child had to do was click a computer mouse four times to earn a cinnamon-flavored graham cracker.  But … Continue reading

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Recipe: Linguine with Asparagus)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS).  AKA Runner’s Knee. It is one of the most common running injuries.  And A was recently diagnosed with it. The pain associated with runner’s knee is located under, slightly above or below the kneecap. It generally … Continue reading

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