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Monthly Archives: October 2012

First of all, I hope everyone made it through the storm okay! We got lucky and never lost our power.  Sandy just left us with a leaky roof, but that’s minor compared to the devastation she caused elsewhere. I had another appointment with the chiropractor today.  My ankle has definitely improved, but it’s not 100% better unfortunately.  We...

I haven’t been blogging much lately because without running, I don’t have much to say. I mean I could tell you all the mundane details of the daily life as a stay at home mom of an almost 3 year old, but that might get boring. One funny anecdote, I’ll give you is this – last night when hubby got home from work, he noted that I was especially...

There are a lot of things they never tell you about pregnancy, or the whole labor and delivery process (Kara‘s usually good about sharing those fun facts ), that can come as a surprise when you first experience them.  One thing many people may not know is that laying on your back too long while pregnant can make you pass out.  Pardon me while...

Since my ankle injury has not been improving with rest, I’ve been feeling more hopeless about it.  I’ve been so frustrated because I was really excited about the prospect of staying fit and running throughout this pregnancy.  My body failed me and I have run 3 or 4 times in the past 6 weeks.  I kept thinking that “one more week of rest”...

After my appointment with the sports massage therapist a week and half ago, I was supposed to spend a week doing my strength exercises then go for a test run last Friday.  Unfortunately, I was still feeling that nagging soreness in my ankle, right behind the inside of my ankle bone.  I decided I should try to be smart for once in my life and...