40 days…

40 days left until the Boston Marathon. 40 days for me to get my act and my running mojo together. The way I see it, I have:the rest of this week3 more weeks of solid traininga 2 week taper I did 1/2 mileage last week, 3/4 mileage this week (and I cut out the walk [Read More]

There is Superstition…

Like my old friend (in my dreams) Stevie Wonder always said:“When you believe in thingsThat you don’t understandThen you sufferSuperstition ain’t the way”His song has had a spot in my running music repertoire seemingly forever. Despite Stevie’s warning, I have to admit I have some running superstitions: Orange is a good luck color for masters [Read More]

In the Kitchen With…

Chia seeds!Thanks to Eliza at Eliza on the Run who was so sweet to send me some chia seeds, I’ve come up with a great pancake recipe that even the picky kiddos loved! As I was concocting, Thing 1 walked in, misread the Chia Seed bag and went: “Oh no China Seeds Super Food. This [Read More]

Mental Health Monday

I have no idea what week of Boston training this nor do I wanna know. I am also clueless as to my total mileage and want to keep it that way.It’s been a wild and crazy week to say the least.  I’d be lying if I said evil, cynical thoughts aren’t seeping in. How the [Read More]

Up and Running!

I am elated to report that I am off the injured reserve and back on the roads! WOOT! Shhhh don’t tell my sports doc, Dr Miracle Worker himself, but I jumped the gun just a smidge and slipped in 3 easy miles on the mill Wednesday. Totally pain free, oh yeah! It was beyond gorgeous [Read More]

Marching 4th with a New Giveaway!

As you probably know from my training recaps, I’ve been spending considerable time with the KettleWorx DVD Series. I had always wanted to try a Kettle Bell workout but didn’t know what to do with the darn thing. That’s where this set comes in, It gives you EVERYTHING you need and more to transform yourself [Read More]

Bondi Girls

Thanks to all of you who’ve endured my uncharacteristic snivelling. Miraculously and hopefully permanently, the fever has burned out, the fog has begun to lift and I’m on my way back (hopefully on the express train) to my old, invincible (in my head) self. Look what came in the mail the other day: Bondis from [Read More]

Spring Cleaning

Since my head is still in a fog I thought I’d get after a little spring closet purging.Out went a pair of yummy lime sandals that (who am I kidding?) were never comfortableA trio of capris sporting waists just a tad north of fashionableA warmup jacket that lost its matching pants long agoand on I [Read More]

The Day My Feet Stood Still

There was no long run for me yesterday. Not on the roads, not in the pool, not even a cycling class. I swapped my usual pre-long run Sunday coffee for green tea and honey. And while not being able to get out there felt like a knife in my heart, a part of me secretly [Read More]

The Day My Feet Stood Still

There was no long run for me yesterday. Not on the roads, not in the pool, not even a cycling class. I swapped my usual pre-long run Sunday coffee for green tea and honey. And while not being able to get out there felt like a knife in my heart, a part of me secretly [Read More]