Category Archives: Running

Filling up the tank and putting in the hard work

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I finally bit the bullet and made overnight steel cut oats yesterday.  I know.  I know.  I’m so far behind the healthy living blogging trends. Because my appetite has been so out of control during this taper, I am trying to fill my stomach with healthy foods to try to dissuade it from wanting all the cake. And that includes a substantial, fiber-filled breakfast, though it hasn’t stopped me from being ravenous after my short runs. (Katie and I tried these shakes out post-run the…

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Checking off my to-do list

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Like everyone and their brothers, I hate the taper, though I won’t bore you with tales of being bloated and a bit manic. Instead, I will share with you a few pictures of what I’ve been doing now that I’m not running 24/7 trying to reach my 80 mpw goal every week. I finally replaced my favorite lipstick with a similar one.  (It was discontinued a while ago.)  This is one of those errands I did not feel like doing, so I just wore Chapstick…

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I finally found my love language!

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You know how people talk about what their “love language” is?  Like receiving gifts or spending time together? Well, MFP asked me the other night what I thought my love language is.  I drew a complete blank. “Well, I do like to get gifts, and I do like spending time together, but I don’t think that either of those is my ‘love language’.” To be honest, I don’t spend a lot of my free time thinking about how I best like to be shown love. …

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