Monthly Archives: January 2013

My First Train Ride

Last weekend, I took the train to St. Louis to visit some friends and their cute baby boy.  I had plans to visit Jared and Christi two other times last fall, but both had fallen through.  One due to a … Continue reading

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The Great Plank Debate

I used to think that push up planks were easier than regular planks.  That was my answer just one month ago when Janae posted the question.  Not anymore.  In fact, I cannot decide which one is easier they are both mentally … Continue reading

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On Repeat

I cannot get enough of Kopecky Family Band this week.  Their song “Heartbeat” has been played on indie radio recently, but I am obsessed with “The Glow”. Check it out I also cannot get enough of The Lumineers and am … Continue reading

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Adventures in Quinoa

I was introduced to quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) about a year ago and have been experimenting with recipes involving it ever since.  One of my favorite recipes was some quinoa bites that I made for Book Club last summer.  I thought they … Continue reading

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Pot of Coffee Sundays

I am typically a cup of coffee a day person, but when it comes to Sundays as of late it’s been a whole pot for me.  Today was no exception. I haven’t updated in a couple of days so let’s … Continue reading

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Speed Work on the Treadmill

When it’s below freezing, I have no desire to run outside.  My lungs can’t handle the temperature and I can’t figure out how many layers to wear.  By default then I hit up the treadmill aka dreadmill.   source The … Continue reading

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The Return of the Long Run

I ran a half marathon on October 20, 2012, so every Saturday 14 weeks prior to that I was preparing for the event with a long run. The process started with 4 miles being considered long all the way up … Continue reading

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