Monthly Archives: January 2012

Just do it…A Cinderella Story

Like most girls, I love my shoes. I take most excuses to get a new pair and they make me happy, blisters and all. So last year when Matt and I weren’t together and a guy I liked bailed on … Continue reading

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My weekend in pictures

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A few things Friday

*Fit Friday: Lost 8 lbs. Mostly flu related but I’ll take it. I have yoga during lunch today and my new shoes are getting their first run tonight as I continue my training plan. Run 2 miles, walk 1, run … Continue reading

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If I still had my credit card in my wallet I would…

…Allow myself to browse H&M and Forever21 on my way home from work and buy whatever good deals looked good. While I’m at it, I would use my $15 Express rewards card and not limit myself to what I can … Continue reading

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I have a plan!

After a lot of research, I managed to find an 8-week 1/2 marathon training plan for beginners in Fitness Magazine. Conveniently the race is 8 weeks away. It is still possible! Based on my babysitting schedule, I’ve slightly rearranged the … Continue reading

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ITB Syndrome

The majority of my pain is in my knee. Although I can attribute part of that to Runners Knee, it is important not to ignore the ITB Syndrome (Iliotibial Band Syndrome).According to ITBSyndrome.com (yes, there is a whole forum/blog for … Continue reading

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Runners Knee

I did some research to have a better understanding of my injuries and how to treat them, especially if I want to race in 8 weeks.  See, glasses mean I’m serious, obviously. After looking at WebMD and Runner’s World, here’s … Continue reading

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The calm before the storm

Man, Monday was tough. Still not 100% recovered from the flu, an irritated knee and the daunting task of a 1/2 marathon in less than 2 months made me one crabby peach. I was going to have a big post … Continue reading

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Brick Walls

Whew. I am still recovering from the past few days and I’m hoping to be a normal, functioning human being once again soon. By bedtime on Thursday I was knocking on Heaven’s door with potentially the worst flu I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Fundraising & Firm Fridays

Attention all New Yorkers!! Come drink for a great cause tonight! I’m hosting a fundraiser tonight for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that I’m running the 1/2 marathon for. I will be guest bartending at The Bullpen on the Upper … Continue reading

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