It's LI Half Marathon day! Let's pretend to be all cheery and excited about the possibility of rain throughout the race. How the forecast went from a sunshine pretty second half to the weekend to OMG stay indoors it's going to be a rainy day I don't know but, really, when are weather forecasts ever that accurate? Anyway. It's much better [...]

spring inspired healthy carb loading recipes

  Back in the Fall, I shared a great round up of Fall Inspired Carb Loading Recipes in honor of the Fall race season so it was only fitting that I do the same for Spring race season now too! While I was just saying yesterday that no way will I start experimenting with new foods before a race, it's [...]

chocolate caramel apple

  I had this amazingly chocolatey chocolate covered apple the other night. It was so delicious that I think it's on my list of best chocolate-covered apples ever. Why I loved it: It had a super thick coating of good tasting chocolate. The chocolate sprinkles were a really nice addition in flavor and texture. There was [...]

Cheesecake Factory BBQ Ranch Salad

  Good morning! I am all cheery today because my son is off from school the rest of the week (another spring break) so we are in no rush to get out the door. Yesterday was my last serious run before Sunday's race so I will head out at my leisure this morning to run just [...]

fitness magazine meet and tweet

  Sunday will be my fourth year in a row running the Long Island Marathon. I know I have told you this over and over but when I really stop to think about this being my fourth year in a row, I can't help but think about each half marathon of the year's past. Not just [...]

AllSeated event

I am juggling four significant things right now: The blog AllSeated (my job) Planning the Bar Mitzvah Getting my son ready for sleep away camp My head is a jumbled mess of all them all, at all times. For example, after clicking the order button for my son's camp logo apparel (another thing checked off my [...]