Monthly Archives: April 2015

MyRun for Myron 5K (Recipe: Cook’s Illustrated Classic Brownies)

Two weekends ago A and I ran a 5K in Raleigh: the MyRun for Myron 5K. It was the first run put on by this organization on the Dorthea Dix campus. [Dorthea Dix campus = lots of hills. We knew … Continue reading

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Why Does Protein Help You Lose Weight? (Recipe: Greek Chicken)

I have been trying to be better about getting enough protein in my diet. While I’m not a vegetarian, I’m not a huge meat person.  Protein is good for you for many reasons, but why does it help you lose … Continue reading

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Mini Italian Lesson #6 & Paintballing (Recipe: Ravioli with Browned Butter Mushroom Sauce)

I believe we left off with adjectives. It is important to note that the dictionary only has the masculine singular form of words. And there are those adjectives that are masculine and feminine such as interessante. Just keep in mind that … Continue reading

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2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – Part 1 (Recipe: Slow Cooker Berry Cobbler)

You all know that I enjoy reading articles on physical activity, nutrition, and health.  You know that I love to run. And I think you know that my job relates to health.  Well, then it should be no surprise to … Continue reading

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Running While Pregnant (Recipe: Old-Fashioned Biscuits)

I have always said I’m going to be that woman who runs while she is pregnant.  (And NO I’m NOT pregnant.) I mean come on–at the 2014 USA Track & Field National Championships, five-time 800-meter champion Alysia Montano competed when … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Pranks for Endurance Athletes (Recipe: Cheddar Scone Biscuits)

So, I can’t remember the last time I played an April Fools’ joke on someone. I have never been a huge fan of doing them because I don’t like people doing them to me. But I was reading this blog … Continue reading

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A Record Year on the Garmin! I Love Me Some PRs! (Recipe: Great American Cookie Factory’s Cookie Cake)

I just finished my 5th year owning a GPS watch. Each year, I reset my watch on March 26 so I can see how many outdoor miles I run that year. Granted, this year, I had to buy a new watch in … Continue reading

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