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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 8

My next half marathon is coming up in 6 days!  This time around I’m not cutting back as much as I did before, since I felt that it was just way too much.  We’ll see how I feel for this one. Since my 30 day plank challenge ended, I’ve been very forgetful about including planking in my routine.  I did…
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5 Fitness Apps

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. Smart phones… just about everyone has one, and with them comes Apps.  We all have our favorites, today I’m sharing with you the five fitness apps I have on my phone. Runkeeper…
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I shop for deals…

Today I’m linking up with Erica 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 “Where do you buy your gear? Online? Local store? Give us the lowdown on the best deals” I am a deal shopper. I generally hunt online for the best…
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Kicked Up Quinoa Tabbouleh

It is getting warmer out and I’m constantly thinking about salads. I have been making a version of tabbouleh for several years. Today I had some quinoa on hand that was already cooked, so I decided to use that instead of the traditional bulghur. The vegan feta cheese recipe comes from Keeping it Kind. The recipe for the feta cheese…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 1 & April Recap

Aside from the half marathon on Sunday, this week’s workouts really missed the mark.  I really didn’t do much of anything. We were planning on heading back from Galveston on Monday, but the weather was so nice, we all decided to extend the trip one more day. Here is how my week lined up: Sunday – Run Like A Diva…
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May the 4th Be With You

I’m partnering up with Level Up Runs to bring you a discount to their May race,  “May the 4th Be With You”. Participants can choose from 5k, 10k or half marathon. You may or may not have head of a virtual race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran anywhere and at any time. Why run a virtual…
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5 Soreness Busters

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. I ran into a co-worker the other day who had also just finished a half marathon over the weekend.  She was amazed that I was showing no signs of being sore, when she was feeling…
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Run Like A Diva Race Recap

This past weekend, a couple thousand women (and a few men) embraced their inner Diva for the Run Like A Diva half marathon and 5k races.  I was one of them. The Hubs, our friend Hurricane Baby and I headed down to Galveston on Saturday late am.  We stopped on the way there at Salata so that I could fuel…
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Mashed Potato Enchiladas

  Two favorites combined in one dish… mashed potatoes and Mexican food! My ex-mother-in-law used to make enchiladas filled with mashed potatoes and cheese for me… they were the best things ever.  I never got the recipe from her.  So, I had to recreate these in my kitchen and they do resemble the ones I used to have so generously…
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Workouts … Last Week Today – April 24

Tapering down for the half marathon on Sunday. More on this later in the week. I feel like I have cut down too much this week, but I think I will be ok. The week started out awful with heavy rains and thunderstorms all through the night on Sunday.  I wound up sleeping out on the couch to try to…
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