I can’t even begin to tell you HOW swollen my legs and feet were during/after my flight here. So here I am, wearing a pair of CEP Compression Socks on our apartment balcony. Fruit salad with coffee right now, then going for a run with my brother. The good life.
S'MORES FRENCH TOAST-
My beloved Chicago Bulls lost last night..and that made me sad. But then I found a recipe for S’mores French Toast..and that made me happy. Here’s the nutrition breakdown- Calories- 244 Carbs 39g Fat 8g Protein 9g Does this count as carb-loading? Click HERE for the recipe.
Speaking of Soldier Field 10...
My brother and I, post-race, from 2010. I can’t believe it’s already been a year!
SOLDIER FIELD 10 MILE-
Who’s running The Soldier Field 10 in Chicago on Saturday? I am! Click here to catch a glimpse of what I’ll be wearing and if you see me, come say hi?!
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Finding the Right Balance →
A good read for people like me who are constantly trying to strike a balance between eating well and enough. You’d think eating enough would be, well, easy enough, but often times I find myself straggling.
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You’re gonna love this Tumblr. I promise!
My morning ritual- 3 cups of coffee while I’m moving around the apartment, then 16 ounces of Click All-Natural Espresso Protein drink while I’m moving (as in driving my car to work.) After experimenting with other brands of protein drinks, this is by far the BEST; taste-wise and nutrition-wise. I’m set up on automatic shipments from Amazon because the price is cheaper that way,...
Sorry for the lack of updates on my (Micaela’s) part- I just posted for Fleet Feet Chicago over here though, so please click and check it out!
Once Upon A Race..
I never did get around to posting photos from Christie Clinic Half/Full Marathon.. The drive from Chicago to Champaign-Urbana The Pre-Race sights The starting line And finally, the finish line
Oops, I’m going backwards! Anyway, my change in footwear came as a result of getting tested at Fleet Feet Sports. Below are a few of my colleagues who were also getting fitted- But maybe I should back up a little more? I’m currently involved in a project with Fleet Feet where I (and a few other amazing individuals) work on product reviews, race recaps, fun runs and store event...
So much change- Breaking in my new Superfeet insoles and getting used to wearing a shoe with cushioning. I haven’t officially broken up with my Nike Free+; time will tell once I rack up some mileage in these. In other non-running related news; I’m finally making a dent in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. I’ve been holding back on streaming the movie on Netflix until I’m...
Chafing- It’s inevitable (for me and my thighs, at least.) I’ve already gotten a response (from Katherine over at Fleet Feet) for Bodyglide because Vaseline doesn’t wash out of clothes. Which do YOU use?
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Wrapped in our silver capes and adorned with medals and salt streaked caps as...– Kristin Armstrong, after running the 2011 Boston Marathon
A Walk in the Park
J: omg love the brother sister photo
J: so so cute
M: hahahahaha, It was literally 5 seconds after we finished
J: haha i love it!
J: looks like u guys took a walk in the park
NY Times- How Sugar Affects the Body in Motion
Michelle Obama doing The Dougie. As if I needed any more reason to go on tonight’s run. What a woman. Move your body.