new balance

  It always happens that I have a few thoughts about a race after I write the recap. I write the recaps fairly quickly which doesn't always give me time to reflect completely but before we get to running talk, a few random things first. I bought Trader Joe's Pumpkin Spice K-Cups last week. I am finding this [...]

WIAW- Birthday Edition

birthday cake

  I apologize if you had any difficulty loading my blog yesterday. While I cannot explain the issues, I had them as well, which is also the reason I am behind on responding to your comments. I hate when things like this happen! Luckily I was able to get into my site to write this [...]

benji and me

  My best little friend, also known as my son...my bunny...my baby...turns 12 today. How could this be? Wasn't my baby just a baby?! I remember saving that Elmo airbrushed shirt for him to wear on his first birthday. Along with that first birthday king crown (October 6, 2004). So, it became clear to me that [...]

Great South Bay Half

  Time to talk about Saturday's half marathon! I could hardly wait to tell you all about it. In fact, my mind was busy during the race taking note of the key points necessary for us to discuss so let's get to it! How cute is the donut medal?! I leisurely ate breakfast around 5:30 [...]

taper week workout recap

race clothes

  In between obsessively following the weather forecast as it relates to tomorrow's half marathon all week, I have been attempting to see the bright side -- at least I don't have my period, right? I try so hard to schedule my races at the perfect time of the month for me but in reality, there's never a [...]

ice cream

  I had this dessert over the weekend which you may have seen if you follow me on instagram. I am often asked if I RUN to EAT my favorite desserts, how I plan my miles around what I feel like eating and, this week especially, will I cut my calories since it's taper time. I can't [...]

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