Race Day (plus taper week workout recap)


  Race day! I took it easy this week by following my taper week plan from last year’s Long Island half marathon. With extremely limited Pure Barre, only one real workout and the rest of the miles easy, I feel rested and ready to run today. It’s a shame that this week fell at the same […]

Race Day!! LI Half Marathon Training Week #8


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 […]

TOL – Chocolate Covered Apples, Taper & New Shoes

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 […]

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 […]

WIAW – Lots of Watermelon And My New Favorite Lunch

When I planned out my runs for this week, I didn’t bother to look at the weather forecast. I whimpered my way to the gym yesterday morning in a thunderstorm to get my run accomplished on the treadmill. I talked a good game all winter as if I found love with the treadmill but I think it […]