Monthly Archives: April 2013

Things I’ve Bought Because People Blogged About Them #4: PRO Compression socks

But first, a word on this series: if you think it’s silly that people buy things because other people blog about them (I am guilty of both the buying (obviously) and the thinking it’s silly (hence this series)), I highly … Continue reading

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Reflections on my Boston training

First, important thoughts this morning: should I be more proud of myself for getting out of bed at 6am (ok I snoozed/read on my phone til 6:15) and going to the pool even though I’m not even registered for a … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Bought Because People Blogged About Them #3: Oiselle Roga Shorts

I’m watching the news this morning about the continuing tragedy in Boston and surrounding areas – I am keeping them in my thoughts and prayers today and I hope authorities capture the second suspect soon. I drafted this post last … Continue reading

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Boston

Boston. As a person with a blog who ran the Boston Marathon on Monday, I feel compelled to post something here. As a runner who worked my butt off to qualify for the Boston Marathon and then waited (im)patiently for … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Bought Because People Blogged About Them #2: Erica Sara Say It, Do It Bracelet

Not running for most of last year was pretty rough on me, as you might imagine. After multiple doctors and multiple recommendations of “do these few exercises and rest, and you should be back to normal in 4-6 weeks” that … Continue reading

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My Boston Marathon Story

Everyone who has qualified for Boston has a corresponding story, however long or short it may be. Here is mine. My earliest memory of the Boston Marathon is from 2002. I competed in Science Olympiad in middle school, and my … Continue reading

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Getting ripped! Or where I get my strength training ideas

I started this blog partly to chronicle my running adventures for myself and anyone else who cares to read about them, but I also had a slightly more altruistic purpose. Running and triathlon blogs have been both motivating and instructive … Continue reading

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