Donut run!

Loved today's long run for a bunch of reasons: It was with the group and running with them is good for me.  It motivates me to go faster/harder than I would on my own.  It also forces me to get out and be social, which is desperately needed after months of focusing too much on …

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Oh Happy Day!

Today was the day I've been eagerly anticipating, literally, for weeks! Caribou gingerbread release day!  Oh Happy Day! For the past couple of weeks I've been asking every day at the local Caribou when the gingerbread would be coming out for the fall/christmas season.   Last week they told me it would be on November 10th. …

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I’m out of control!

I'm taking my own marathon recovery advice a bit too seriously. I'm on Day #3 of ZERO physical activity or stretching or anything remotely resembling exercise. I'm on Day #3 of crazy-out-of-control eating.  I am a little embarrassed to admit this, but yesterday I ate: Caribou Muffin Applebees (cheeseburger, fries and a beer) Dairy Queen …

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Healthy Eating: Out and About!

Today at Rotary we had someone speak to us as part 2 of a 6 part wellness series.  It was on Healthy Eating:  Out and About.  All kinds of tips on how to eat better when you are out to eat at restaurants or fast food.  Basics:  tell them not to bring rolls or tortilla …

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Crappy food searches

Searches of the day that landed people on my blog: "Jimmy Johns loaded with sodium" "smores perfect" Hmmm, maybe I need to blog about running more, and the crappy food I eat a little bit less??   So, running related highlights:  Something is funky with my left groin.  (That ought to get lots of pervs …

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My Happy Place

I decided that 400 meters is My Happy Place (for speedy stuff; in life my Happy Place is eating bakery cake with butter cream frosting and pink roses!) Shorter than 400m and it's too quick, my turnover isn't quite there.  Longer than 400m (on a track at least; I still think i prefer doing my …

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