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Race Weekend

The forecast calls for torrential rain all day so I have decided not to head into the city for the race expo and will go tomorrow morning instead to pick up my number. 

This change in plan caps off a taper week that went completely different than expected.

My shoulder/rotator cuff/bicep is still giving me trouble but I am hopeful to still run the half. Sure, there is always the walking option but I much prefer to run the race.

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My revised taper plan has included the usual rest, bananas and sweet potatoes with the addition of Bio Freeze, Motrin, ice, and giving up complete control around the house.

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To allow the boy into my kitchen with full control to make his own lunch was not easy for me to do but it was better than doing it myself with a frozen Chobani (my version of ice pack) on my shoulder.

I didn’t even flinch when I witnessed him eating the pickles out of the jar at 8:00 am while making the sandwich loaded with half of the bottle of mustard.

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I am also starting to get used to this leaving clothes on floor of closet thing.

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As well as the pile of socks that need to be matched up and put away.

I bet this is how hoarding begins. A random event in life leads you to ease up on your cleaning routine. Then you slowly learn to shut closet doors, bedroom doors and turn a blind eye to the growing mess that starts overflowing from the closets and takes over the house..

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I can see it now: FORMER DR. OZ “HEALTHY REVENGE” STAR LOSES CONTROL AND IS NOW BURIED IN PILE OF LAUNDRY ON THE NEXT EPISODE OF HOARDING:BURIED ALIVE.

Let’s just hope I am fine, can run the race on Sunday and return to my normal clean and organized self.

Perhaps this new Rainbow Cookie Cupcake from Crumbs will help me.

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How amazing does this cupcake look? I used to be a regular at Crumbs (fudge brownie cupcake my fave) until I decided to switch things up and opt for Cold Stone chocolate dipped waffle bowls.

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I may need to take a break from resting for a Crumbs visit today.

Have a great Friday!

Do you have a Crumbs Bake Shop near you? Have you tried the Rainbow Cookie cupcake yet? Do you have a favorite cupcake?

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  • Alex @ Cookie Dough Katzen April 12, 2013, 8:53 am

    I’ve heard about Crumbs but never been. I’m drooling over that cupcake!

  • jumpeatrun April 12, 2013, 9:51 am

    ohhhhh crumbs…I almost forgot about crumbs….that cupcake looks epic!
    also- pickles are ok anytime of the day 😉

  • Her Happy Balance April 12, 2013, 10:44 am

    I was only at Crumbs once on my last NYC trip and I got a white chocolate cupcake and DEVOURED it. I don’t even have a crazy sweet tooth, it was just so darn yum!

  • cleaneatingveggiegirl April 12, 2013, 11:18 am

    Holy cow, that cupcake looks amazing!! You can send me one of those ASAP! 😉

  • rungirlsramblings April 12, 2013, 6:29 pm

    That cupcake counter looks deadly! Good luck with your race, you will do great! Don’t worry about a little pain… 😉

    • The Cookie ChRUNicles April 12, 2013, 6:42 pm

      Thank you. I wish all it was was a little pain lol. Going to try the kt tape u have had enough with this random injury already !

      Meredith Sent from my iPhone

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