WIAW: Keeping It Simple

Lately I have been all about keeping my meals simple. This means leftovers, making recipes I am familiar with or that seem easy, and preparing foods on the weekends, like my on-the-go breakfasts. I think that I am getting to the point in training where I don’t have the energy to do anything extra, yet I […]

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On-The-Go Breakfast Recipe Round-Up

Today’s post is a round-up of on-the-go breakfast recipes, but if you are looking to read about running today you should head over to Meredith’s Blog–> The Cookie ChRUNicles. She will be talking about the taper as she prepares for her half-marathon this weekend and she will be sharing some tips that I sent her […]

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Route 66 Marathon Training Week 8

Week 8 is over which means I am halfway through my training! This was a good week, with some solid workouts and an 18 mile long run. Things got moved around a bit because of a Friday night wedding. Here is how the week looked.  Monday: 6 miles easy, core and hip exercises Tuesday: 7 miles- this […]

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5 Things to Love about Fall

Back in June I shared my 5 favorite summer activities which was the Friday Five theme that week. I seriously can’t believe that it’s time to talk about fall activities and that summer is over! I was reading over that post and I feel like I wrote it yesterday. As I have said, I have […]

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Weddings, Long Runs, Pinterest, and Sunrises

I’m excited because today is the last day of the workweek for me, and tomorrow I am heading to NY for a wedding!  Two of my favorites are getting married which also means I get to spend time with lots of friends who I don’t see very often! I am pretty lucky because I am still […]

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Sunday Meals and Recovery vs Rest Days

Similar to most other weeks, last week Sunday was a day off from running for me. Typically, we call this a “rest day”. While that is true, I’ve been trying to think of it more as a “recovery day”. Whats the difference? Typically when we think of rest, it involves doing very little- maybe sleeping in, […]

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The Things I Won’t Run Without

Running should be a simple sport, but over the years we have managed to complicate it with all the accessories and devices that many of us use each time we run. I’ll be the first to admit that I am stuck in my ways with my running gear and accessories. I try to keep it simple, but […]

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Route 66 Marathon Training Week 7

This is around the time in my training that is usually the most difficult, mentally. I still have a long way to go ( 9 more weeks) but I have already been training for quite some time. I still have many long runs ahead of me but my legs are already starting to feel the […]

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Simple Baked Chicken Thighs

I seem to struggle lately with things to write about on Fridays. I think my brain is just done by the end of the week, and starting to prepare for the weekend. This week is no different- I have a few ideas for posts floating around in my head but nothing that is ready to […]

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Thinking Out Loud: Fall Feelings

I am definitely having mixed feelings about fall this year. I am excited for cooler temps and fall activities, but not quite ready to say goodbye to summer. How about an update on some things going on this week, thinking out loud style? Labor Day may have come and gone but I just can’t give up […]

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