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For the Love of Brooks

Once I find a running shoe that I like, I am fiercely loyal to that brand.  If you are a runner, you are well aware that proper running shoes are very important pieces to running pain and injury free.  It took me a while to find the right shoes, but when I did, there was [...]

Cap City Half Marathon 2013 Recap

Saturday, May 4, 2013 marked the third time I have run the Cap City Half Marathon and the 13th Half Marathon I have run over the past 4 years. This year the Cap City course was a little different than it was in years past. This change was made before the Boston Bombings, though there [...]

Gluten-Free Eats

A few weeks back I shared my fascination with a baked sweet potato topped with almond butter.  While I was running with my friend, Melissa, she suggested a way to make that meal even better…bacon and a drizzle of maple syrup!  Duh, why didn’t I think of that?  It wasn’t long before I gave the [...]

Review: Evolve Protein Shake

Would you like to have more hours in the day? I sure would! While there is nothing I can do to give you more hours in the day, I do want to share a new protein shake, Evolve, for women that is packed full of vitamins and easy to grab and go. Refueling on the [...]

Review: Blue Monkey Baked Coconut Chips & Coconut Water

When I was growing up I really disliked all things coconut. I may even go as far to say that I hated coconut, though I don’t like to use the word “hate”. As we grow, our tastes change, just as our bodies do. Along with coconut, I didn’t like peanut butter or hamburgers. I was [...]

Review: Sambazon Superfood Smoothie & Juice Blends

It is always hard for me to figure out meals and fueling when I have evening workout classes.  The classes always seem to fall around 6:30, so for me I would have to eat dinner at 4:30ish if I wanted to eat before or wait until after 8 PM.  I have found on days where [...]

Exciting Health & Fitness News

I am thrilled to share with you guys that I have been selected to participate in the Verizon Health and Fitness Voices program! What does that mean? I am going to tell you! For the next 6 months I will be using 2 new devices to track and share my health and fitness journey. What [...]

Half Marathon #11: ORRRC Xenia Half Marathon Race Recap

Half marathon #11 is in the bag! This race also happened to be the first of 6 half marathons that I have on my race schedule this year.  Xenia, Ohio is roughly an hour and 20 minutes away from Fleet Feet Columbus, where I met up with 5 Run DMC girls to head out. 

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Taper Musings

Sometimes I wish I had an on/off switch for my brain so I could quiet the madness. My brain is busy enough on any given “normal” day, but throw half marathon tapering into the mix and I have a whole lot of noise going on. Last month I shared my review of the book “Life [...]

April Fool’s Day & Running Chat

Today is April Fool’s Day!  Do you like to play practical jokes on others or do you prefer to pretend that today is just like any other day?  I have played some fun jokes over the years.  The one that stand out as my favorite is the time I emailed an ultrasound picture to family [...]