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Confessions of a Dirty Runner

Confessions of a Dirty Runner

Poppy Poppy Apr 2, 2014
Yesterday while running with a friend in the pouring rain, I was thankful I had my favorite hat. It is lightweight, made of dri-fit and molds to my head perfectly. Unfortunately, N… Read More
 
Tips to Make Long Runs Suck Less

Tips to Make Long Runs Suck Less

Poppy Poppy Mar 25, 2014
I have crossed the finish line of 6 marathons. I mostly ran, but there were periods of exhaustion and total mental meltdown that caused me to shuffle several feet after I cleared a… Read More
 
Introducing the Blogging Betties

Introducing the Blogging Betties

Poppy Poppy Mar 18, 2014
Usually I reserve regular bacon in this house for two occasions - Father's Day and Christmas. Today I broke my own rule and fed my family bacon for dinner. Why? Because my meal pla… Read More
 
I Would Love PowerICE Bars (In the Summer)

I Would Love PowerICE Bars (In the Summer)

Poppy Poppy Mar 10, 2014
*I was sent two boxes of PowerICE Bars to try-all opinions are my own. Obviously.I have had 2 boxes of PowerICE bars sitting in my freezer for over a month. Though I love the i… Read More
 
Insanely Delicious and Tasty Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Insanely Delicious and Tasty Vegan Butternut Squas…

Poppy Poppy Mar 6, 2014
I am not a vegan. You probably already know this because I've haven't let you know 3,000 times.  However, I can still appreciate a tasty vegan dish. In about 30 minutes (inclu… Read More
 
Running

Confessions of a Dirty Runner

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Yesterday while running with a friend in the pouring rain, I was thankful I had my favorite hat. It is lightweight, made of dri-fit and molds to my head perfectly. Unfortunately, Nike no longer makes the exact model. My friend mentioned she used to have a few of the same hats, but they died from washing machine abuse. During their manufacturing run, I probably purchased 6 total, but I have Continue Reading...

Eating

I Would Love PowerICE Bars (In the Summer)

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*I was sent two boxes of PowerICE Bars to try-all opinions are my own. Obviously. I have had 2 boxes of PowerICE bars sitting in my freezer for over a month. Though I love the idea of having a frozen sports drink in the summer, I just couldn't get excited about them in the dead of winter. Unless it is a run over 10 miles, I don't typically drink a Continue Reading...

Sweating

Hanging with my New BFF, Dolvett Quince

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It’s really a good thing Dolvett Quince, trainer from NBC’s The Biggest Loser, has such a great personality. I mean staring at him for a 30 minute Google+ Hangout was practically painful. The guy really needs to get in better shape.  I won my seat on the interview panel at last summer’s Fitbloggin 13’ conference. Diets in Review placed special “golden cowbells” around the closing reception and those who found Continue Reading...

Living

Introducing the Blogging Betties

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Usually I reserve regular bacon in this house for two occasions - Father's Day and Christmas. Today I broke my own rule and fed my family bacon for dinner. Why? Because my meal plan has gone out the window and my son answered the question quickly when I asked "What do you want for dinner?"  The reason I served my kids a side of saturated fat without (much) guilt is Continue Reading...