Runner Questions Answered!

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    I was so glad to see yesterday’s post so well received. The comments and emails (which I am still responding to!) are evidence we can all relate to the topic of getting stuck, even if it’s through different life experiences. Divorce may not be a weekly focal point here on the blog but […]

Thinking Out Loud – Fears

  I really like hiding under the covers sometimes. Sometimes it’s because I am tired after a long run, sometimes it’s because I need to get all cozy to watch television (at which point I fall asleep in less than three minutes without fail) and sometimes it’s because I am hiding from the things that […]

Runner’s World Hat Trick Recap

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  The winner of the #NYTough P & G Product Giveaway is Amy Laforte! Congrats Amy and thank you to everyone for entering! Recap time! As tired as I was Saturday night after running the 5k and 10k, I made it a point to take out my computer and start jotting down some thoughts from […]

Taboo Topic- Running Injuries

Are you superstitious? I am. One of my superstitions is this fear of jinxing myself when it comes to discussing certain topics out loud. You may have noticed that I shy away from a certain topic in particular…. Running Injuries   Ahhh!  I said it out loud! Time to knock on wood… Aside from my random-out-of-nowhere-still-can’t-explain-how-or […]

Random Issues and Birthday Banana Crisp

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I may have an insatiable sweet tooth but when it comes to the roasted vegetables from the Whole Foods food bar, I have zero will power. I was at Whole Foods over the weekend just to pick up wild-caught salmon to cook for my mother’s birthday dinner (she loves salmon, me not so much at all unless it […]

Yesterday’s Run & A Stur Giveaway!

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  If you are trying to build on your endurance and extend your runs, I am going to guess that one of your biggest struggles sometimes is getting through the first few miles. Making it through those first three miles, loosening up, working out the kinks and finding your groove is key to going longer. I often feel […]

Running Shoe Confusion

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  I walk really slow. I didn’t realize how slow until fairly recently. Whenever I walk with other people, I am a few steps behind. So what though, right? I mean, I run fast so I am allowed to walk slow. At least that’s how I explain it. I hate walking. Ask me to run? […]

Running Too Many Days and Graham Cracker Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

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  I am going to try to force myself NOT to run this morning. I can’t make any promises because I often do what I feel like doing rather than what I should, or really shouldn’t in this case, be doing. I have woken up each day this week wanting nothing more than to run each morning (six days in a row […]

When To Replace Running Shoes And My Favorite Salad

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I received a few questions yesterday regarding how to know when it’s time to replace your sneakers. They say your running shoes should last you anywhere between 300 – 500 miles, with lighter-weight runners supposedly getting to the upper end of the recommendation. I always laughed at this concept because as a pretty light-weight runner, I usually […]

Thinking Out Loud – Did I Tell You…

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  I talk and text with so many people in a day and I consider my blog writing a form of communication as well therefore I often forget who I tell what and in what form I tell it. Did I tell you… That Lulu Lemon has an in-house tailor? You can even have your work-out […]

Thinking Out Loud – Entenmann’s Cookies and Other Random Thoughts

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  I woke up in a mood yesterday. I was tired, cranky and mentally distracted from the desire to get up and get out there for my run. In those moments where you think you don’t feel mentally up for a workout, that’s when you go through the motions, throw your clothes on and go. Tell yourself […]

How About A Giveaway Today?

  It was beautiful out yesterday. Everything about my run was terrific and the weather was just an added bonus. I did my best to focus on running rather than allow my mind to wander and it worked out rather nicely for me. I was able to achieve negative splits as well as the quick paces I […]