Monthly Archives: August 2010

>First 5k!

>I did it! I finished my first 5k this morning. It was a cross country/trail run, and boy was it hard! I honestly did not expect the amount of incredibly steep hills that were involved. Add that to the fact … Continue reading

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>Illness and a break.

>I had my first run today in a week. It was rough. My shin splints have healed, but I ended up catching an upper respiratory funk last week from my 4-year-old. I just can’t seem to shake it despite copious … Continue reading

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>Before and after pictures

> I have to thank my friend Mary for actually taking pictures of me- something that I frequently fail to do. I don’t have real full-body before and after shots. I’ve taken before shots many times in the past, but … Continue reading

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>IT issues and pacing

>I skipped one run and one workout this past week. I felt awful about it. My IT band has been really tight lately, and it was starting to ache after my 2-mile sprint training on Tuesday. I moved my rest … Continue reading

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>Pita!

>Pita pockets have been such a great help since I changed my diet. I found a whole wheat brand that tastes wonderful, and the best part is that my girls love them. I stockpiled Toufayan Whole Wheat Pitas last month. … Continue reading

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>Overnight oats

>I have never been an oatmeal lover. I’ve tried to make it a million different ways, and I have never been able to stomach it. That all changed a few weeks ago. I fell in love with overnight oats! I … Continue reading

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