A prescription for naps and massages

I had another appointment last week with my osteopath as I continue to try to recover from having pleurisy almost a year ago.  It is incredible the things that she has figured out that my conventional doctors would have never asked me about and definitely never attributed my pleurisy too.  As I mentioned in my [...]

And the winners are…

This post may not be as exciting as reading about the Oscars’ winners, but hopefully it makes a few people happy The winners of the 2013-2014 Winter 100 Challenge are…. The Nuun sample pack goes to Holly H. The Energy Bits sample pack goes to Christine K. The ProCompression socks go to Jamie M. The [...]

The Winter 100 Challenge is almost over!

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The Winter 100 Challenge ends on Friday (February 28) so hurry up send me your training log! It has been so wonderful to have so many participants again this year.  I love that some of you have done the challenge for the third year in a row! A huge thank you to all of our sponsors! [...]

Pleurisy and osteopathic treatment

Grad school, kids and life have been keeping me quite busy lately, but I finally have an update. Last April, after experiencing really extreme pain in my back wrapping around to my chest, I was diagnosed with pleurisy (inflammation in the lining of my lung).  The pulmonary specialist I went to put me on a [...]

I’m still here!

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I intended to take a short blogging break over the holidays, but my break went on longer than planned after my grad classes started last week.  I spent the first half of the week feeling completely overwhelmed by the amount of work I had to get done in just the first week.  How was I [...]

A short running break and P90X3

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With the holidays coming up, I haven’t been able to find much time for blogging – especially now that this guy is getting busier by the day. It’s hard to believe it, but he’s going to turn 1 in just a few days! I cannot seem to figure out where the past year has gone.  [...]

Turkey Trot 5K race recap and the Winter 100 Challenge

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Last week, we ran the informal Turkey Trot 5K in our neighborhood on Thanksgiving morning.  It’s not an official race, but it has become a fun neighborhood tradition over the past few years.  Last year, I “ran” the race while 30-something weeks pregnant and it took me about 37 minutes.  Not terrible considering that I [...]