Monthly Archives: July 2011

two months veganISH

It’s been about two months since I first began making a very conscious effort to eliminate drastically cut back on my intake of animal and I feel great!  There have been a lot of things that surprised me about this … Continue reading

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Taking My Own Advice

One of the nice things about having a blog is that it helps to keep you accountable.  How can you give advice to someone else and then not follow it yourself?  Turns out, it’s pretty easy to not walk your … Continue reading

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Ice Bath 101

I’m sure you’re wondering why taking an ice bath requires an instructional blog post. Adding ice to a bath should equal an ice bath, right? Well sure, if you want to do it the wrong painful way. I have learned … Continue reading

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a Week in Review

This past week I… Learned that acting like the victim in a situation renders you powerless. Had a great long run. Took my first (and second) ice bath. Made “burgers” out of potatoes and cannellini beans. Realized my running shoes … Continue reading

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Double Digit Motivation

I knew I needed to get a long run in this weekend that was actually LONG so I did what anyone else in my shoes would have done.  I procrastinated all of Saturday and did not run one mile (thank … Continue reading

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Updated Tracker

I think it’s safe to say at this half-way point in the year that there’s 100% chance I may or may not reach my goal of running 2011 miles in 2011. 😉 There’s no doubt I struggled to stay on … Continue reading

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Shin Splints 101

Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of questions from friends and family looking for advice on how to handle some of the not-so-fun aspects of running: burning chafing, aching cramps, lengthy training schedules, sweltering temperatures, sore legs etc…  I should … Continue reading

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