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Monthly Archive: May 2016

Best Races in Houston & KC

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is the best races in your area/state. Any distance, any time of year… While I have only been racing in the Houston area for almost a year, I have come across…
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Pineapple Broccoli Quinoa

When I found this recipe from Lucie over at Win-Win Food I knew I had to try it! Who could resist a nutrient rich dish that can be ready to eat in 30 minutes?  Not me! I made it from the recipe, but then found that I did need to add a little spice to suit my tastes. I’ve included my…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 29

All my spring races are done… I don’t have anything on the race schedule confirmed until October 30 (boo!).  There are a few 5k races in Houston during the summer and I am running in the Southern Star Brewing Company 5k (because, free craft beer). I had been struggling to remember to get my planks in, but seeing all the strong ladies in…
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The Incredibles Virtual Run Race Recap

I signed up to run the Incredibles Virtual Race in April.  I opted to run it as one of my training tempo runs.  I thought the challenge of it being an actual race would assist with motivation. The Incredibles Virtual Run, was organized by Level Up Runs.  This was the first virtual run I ever participated in, and I enjoyed the…
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5 Things I Plan On Cooking This Weekend

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. If there is something that I love just as much as running… it is cooking!  With the 3 day memorial day weekend coming up, I plan on…
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Ideal racing conditions

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. The topic for today is racing window of comfort… what are your ideal temperature/conditions for race day? I’m a little bit like Goldilocks… not too hot, not too cold, I like it just right….
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Cauliflower Korma

I can’t remember the first time I tried Indian food.  I do remember that it made me very happy… all the flavors and intoxicating scents, it was like a party was going down in my mouth. I haven’t cooked much Indian food, but when I found this recipe from Allison at Yummy Beet.  I knew I had to try it. …
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 22

This week I have no workout news to report… I took the week off, and I’m not feeling too bad about it. Sunday – Tuesday were spent with my family in Kansas and I have to admit, they wore me out!  I stayed up way past my bed time and still work up at about the same time I always do….
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5 Favorite Authors

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today we are talking about favorites. I’m always reading something, my kindle (or kindle app) is never far from reach. Today I am sharing with you my…
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Running With The Cows Race Recap

The past week, I made my annual trek back home to my home state of Kansas to visit with my family. When I was planning this trip, I searched for local races to run in (who doesn’t) and found this local race that got rave reviews. My nieces were interested in running the 5k, so I signed us all up….
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