Motivation Monday - When You Aren't Motivated

Motivation Monday - When You Aren't Motivated

First, a personal story: After NYC, I didn't want to run. Period. It was the first time I have ever felt that way. Chris knew where...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

I hope you're having a very Merry Christmas! I hope it's been filled with family, friends, love, and a few fun runs :). A lot happ...

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Motivation Monday - on vacation until next Monday

Motivation Monday - on vacation until next Monday

In case you were frantically checking the blog yesterday seeking your weekly dose of motivation, I'm here to put your refresh button to ...

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Training Update - Week 5

Training Update - Week 5

Week 5 already? Nothing really exciting here, but in the spirit of logging the journey back, here it goes! Training recap: Mon - 5 easy. ...

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Vegan Cornbread

Vegan Cornbread

This cornbread recipe is just awesome . It is way better than my mother in law's recipe which is laden with butter. I've made it abo...

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Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese - photo credits to momtastic.com This is a healthier spin on the classic Macaroni and Cheese - becaus...

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Motivation Monday - Be a Relentlessly Positive Light!

Motivation Monday - Be a Relentlessly Positive Light!

Beware if you click on the video below at work... you may need access to a kleenex! Video link: http://youtu.be/0PyA5d6Gb_8 (Or scroll b...

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Training Update - Week 4

Training Update - Week 4

42 miles - woot, woot! Big week, eh? Except it actually felt like it! Since when did 42 miles become hard? :) Workouts this week: Mon- ...

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FLEXR Water Bottle Review

FLEXR Water Bottle Review

I was recently given a FLEXR bottle to test. I figured, why not? FLEXR is the first BPA-free bottle with a disposable and fully biode...

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Motivation Monday - Protein!

Motivation Monday - Protein!

Most Americans consume a 12% protein diet and most body builders eat a 25% to 30% protein diet, per Paul McCarthy's How Much Protein Do ...

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Winter Running Recommendations!

Winter Running Recommendations!

An athlete recently asked me what I recommended for winter running. Just in time for Holiday shopping, here were my recommendations! Win...

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Training Update - Week 3

Training Update - Week 3

First, the absolute BEST news: I WILL BE RUNNING FOR BROOKS AGAIN NEXT YEAR!!!! I am so, so, SO grateful! What an aweso me company. Despite...

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Spaghetti with Bread Crumb Wine Sauce

Spaghetti with Bread Crumb Wine Sauce

So good and so simple! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs (~3 slices bread) 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter (I used light...

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Motivation Monday - Caitlin Gregg Domination!

Motivation Monday - Caitlin Gregg Domination!

This weeks motivation is brought to you by Caitlin Compton Gregg, a Minneapolis-based Nordic skier vying for her second Olympic team....

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Weekly Update - Long Overdue!

Weekly Update - Long Overdue!

There has been a lot happening lately! The finished product! 2 years worth of car rides :) Closer up! Yes, every inch is stitched!...

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Mango Chickpea Curry

Mango Chickpea Curry

Mango Chickpea Curry - photo credits to Green-mom.com Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. canola or coconut oil 1/4 cup onions, minced 1/2 Tbsp. cu...

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First run back!

First run back!

3 miles today. All three were glorious! Ahh, nothing better than breathing in the cool, fall air. Yeah, I got a terrible side ache after the...

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Stunt Puppy is taking Mesa and me to Austin

Stunt Puppy is taking Mesa and me to Austin

Well, not really... Leave it to Marcie to come up the COOLEST expression for this picture! But mostly :) Just in poster form. And ye...

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