HONEYBADGERRUNS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HONEYBADGERRUNS HONEYBADGERRUNS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Donald Duck Half Marathon at Disney World (Part of the Dopey Challenge) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669121 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/809065146<BR>68/dopey-challenge-donald-duck-half-ma<BR>rathon-part </link> <BR> You are never too old to get excited about meeting Disney characters. Right?! <BR> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:23:44 EST Parent's Visit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668309 Finally got to go to "Carriage House," a southern restaurant I've been wanting to try and my long run! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/821195294<BR>08/spring-training-happy-weekend-a-har<BR>d-long-run </link> <BR> <BR> It's going to be 57 in Chicago today!!!!!!!!! Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:56:05 EST Sparking Along! Spring Training for the New York City Marathon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668308 In January and February, I started having pain in my arm after a fall an a boxing class. I did what any runner would do and just ran and worked out through the pain until it became unbearable. After doctors and tests, it turned out to be a tear in one of the tendons around the rotator cuff and some damage to the ulnar nerve. <BR> <BR> I had to reassess my goals for the NIke Women's Marathon in DC because speed work was nearly impossible (I can't pump my arms back) but I kept up with my r... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:54:51 EST No, there aren't enough pictures of cute dogs in your life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645749 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/786929339<BR>27/wednesday-wrinkles-with-nigel-bear-<BR>that-bulldog </link> <BR> <BR> So I'm adding one more:D Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:28:54 EST Week 5 Training for Nike Women DC http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645531 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/792013064<BR>41/week-5-nike-womens-half-marathon-dc<BR>-training </link> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:54:59 EST Napa Valley Trip! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5636249 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/779370599<BR>60/napa-valley-wine-country-in-califor<BR>nia-john </link> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:36:16 EST Guess what marathon # 11 is going to be ???!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5615187 So excited!!! :D <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/754961087<BR>65/weve-run-in-the-windy-city-the-nations </link> Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:50:48 EST Part III from San Francisco! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5608534 Since it is -6 degrees in Chicago, looking at the photos from San Francisco is extra fun. <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/740877781<BR>16/part-iv-of-our-trip-to-san-francisc<BR>o-have-you </link> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:31:50 EST 16 Miler in San Francisco with City Running Tours: Chubby Sea Lions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5608531 Fisherman's Wharf - and lots of chubby sea lions:) <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/739692452<BR>88/part-iii-of-our-photos-from-san-fra<BR>ncisco-i </link> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:29:47 EST Going after 2014, one mile at a time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5607748 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1712220563.jpg"> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:24:29 EST Our 16 Miler through San Francisco, The Golden Gate Bridge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5607746 We had a wonderful holiday in San Francisco an I only got around to processing and blogging the photos after the new year started! <BR> I rarely run with John in races (the Disney races are a huge exception) and we actually have completely opposite training days and styles - the rare moments we do run together are so special:) <BR> It was so cool running over the Golden Gate Bridge - I love looking back at these photos! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/735528539<BR>48/running-the-go... Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:22:15 EST Dopey Challenge Post 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5593687 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/731308736<BR>86/4-brilliant-days-of-running-4-theme<BR>-parks-and </link> <BR> <BR> It was a blast! Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:48:49 EST Our Lovely Mantel and Christmas trimmings! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5570572 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/709295809<BR>47/im-pretty-crazy-about-christmas-the<BR>-season-the </link> <BR> <BR> I have been behind in updating my sparkpage from my blog so I decided to stop playing catch up! Going nuts organizing our house today and finalizing our menus:) Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:47:47 EST San Francisco Vacation! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5557725 Riding the Cablecars! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/690128671<BR>93/san-franciscos-cablecars-we-were-so<BR>-excited </link> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:35:24 EST Dopey Challenge Training! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5550011 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/680845986<BR>37/week-4-of-10-dopey-challenge-traini<BR>ng-the </link> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:42:18 EST Girls on the Run! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5547068 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1967745415.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Loved being a Girls on the Run coach for the first time this semester! We are sadly done meeting until spring but the Chicago 5K was a blast! <BR> <BR> Read all about it here: <BR> <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/676753438<BR>85/girlsontherun5kcoach </link> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:50:33 EST New Popular Post: I Try Aerial Yoga! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5544655 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/668852210<BR>96/have-you-heard-of-air-aerial-fitnes<BR>s-a-few </link> <BR> <BR> People really seem to love this post:) Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:29:18 EST Light Up the Night Run! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5544654 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/667843787<BR>02/light-up-the-night-flashrun-with-th<BR>e-nike </link> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:28:39 EST Nigel Bear and the Cold http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5541193 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/661240919<BR>75/nigel-bear-10-months </link> <BR> Getting this pup into the cold is always a fun time:) Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:13:16 EST hot chocolate 15K (9.3 mile race!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5540120 It's amazing to me how a little consistency has paid off - my recovery this year has been on spot. If it weren't for G-d watching over me, I don't think I would be able to stay this injury proof. We casually ran the Hot Chocolate 15K two weeks after our race and it went really well! No PR's because we were supporting new runners but I couldn't believe how quickly I've bounced back this season! <BR> Race REcap and photos here: <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/660972402<BR>92/hot-choc... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:11:21 EST Guess who is leading two run clubs for @nike training club!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5540118 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/660291306<BR>32/hi-everyone-to-really-ownchicago-hi<BR>t-the-road </link> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:09:07 EST Book Reviews: Gillian Flynn! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5539679 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/657086311<BR>02/adventures-in-audio-books-gone-girl<BR>-sharp </link> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:37:22 EST So Behind! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5539677 Things with life have been busy busy busy (like it is for all of us!) but I've been running up a tear!! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/656584409<BR>81/dopey-challenge-training-week-1-of-<BR>10-were </link> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:35:47 EST Girl, Look at that Puppy, He Works Out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5533320 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/655719501<BR>18/wednesday-wrinkles-with-nigel-bear </link> Tue, 5 Nov 2013 21:25:01 EST Moving onto Training for the Dopey Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5533318 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/654566164<BR>79/have-you-heard-of-the-post-marathon<BR>-blues-a </link> <BR> The Dopey is a 48 mile race in Disney World that is made of a 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and full marathon. We are obsessed with #rundisney! Tue, 5 Nov 2013 21:24:20 EST The Nike Women's Expotique http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5532444 The Nike Women's Marathon was a special race - and it started with all the details at the expotique! i would run this race every year if I could! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/653593490<BR>59/nike-womens-marathon-expotique-this<BR>-was-my </link> Mon, 4 Nov 2013 22:44:38 EST Love Where You Run - Navy Pier http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5530122 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/653497962<BR>32/love-where-you-run-navy-pier-chicago </link> Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:23:21 EST Bulldog sweater! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5530121 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/651743879<BR>33/its-a-great-saturday-when-you-have-<BR>a-brunch-date </link> <BR> So John found this sweater for me - I had to have it! I think it gets people talking to me about bulldogs, one of my favorite subjects:) Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:22:46 EST Celebrated at Girls on the Run! Oh Yes, and I have a new Nike fuel band! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5527901 Got to celebrate my marathon victory with my Girls on the Run little ones. They are so adorable and our 5K is soon! <BR> And now that the new nike fuel band is out, I of course wanted the vintage version :) <BR> <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/649877993<BR>80/highlight-of-the-week-getting-to-we<BR>ar-my-nike </link> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:09:24 EST Nigel Bear needs a Cuddle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5527896 Grumpy about costume fittings:) <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/649303758<BR>12/wednesday-wrinkles-with-nigel-bear-<BR>nigel-bear </link> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:07:31 EST Nike Women's Marathon Recap - 26.2 miles through San Francisco! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5526647 Lots of photos from @runnikewomen <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/648785367<BR>23/the-nike-womens-marathon-2013-cours<BR>e-race </link> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:55:26 EST Stairs, post-marathon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525940 I feel like all the other marathoners out there get this photo:) <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/648780922<BR>64/i-love-our-house-because-space-is-a<BR>t-a-premium-in </link> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:44:16 EST Nike Special Edition Studio Wraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525938 Nike created four special edition shoes for the Nike Women's Marathon - I got the studio wrap for hot yoga/pilates, and the lunar glides for display! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/648111345<BR>27/nike-womens-marathon-x-collection-m<BR>arathons </link> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:43:39 EST My Beautiful Finisher's Necklace from the Nike Women's Marathon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525634 #werunsf So lucky to have raced this marathon and loved every second. it is the largest women's event in the country and the only one that gives a necklace in lieu of a finisher's medal (Women Rock gives both). And yes, it is Tiffany's! I am such a girl. :D <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/647959611<BR>25/the-nike-womens-marathon-san-franci<BR>sco-this </link> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:10:41 EST You Don't Need a Marathon Medal when this handsome face is waiting for you at the finish line http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525630 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/647917986<BR>89/hello-friends-nigel-bear-here-i-hea<BR>r-many-of </link> <BR> <BR> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:09:04 EST Any other superstitious runners out there??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525628 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/647237073<BR>33/im-pretty-superstitious-so-when-nik<BR>e-training </link> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:08:13 EST The Nike Women's Marathon! Race Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524119 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/646159059<BR>43/today-we-ran-the-hardest-marathon-c<BR>ourse-we-ever </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 19:42:15 EST The Night Before the Nike Women's Marathon! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524118 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/645321159<BR>96/i-am-ready-i-am-ready-to-run-san-fr<BR>ancisco-i </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 19:41:33 EST My Favorite Member from my Running Team:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524117 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/645011176<BR>86/race-weekend-can-officially-begin-f<BR>or-me-now-that </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 19:41:04 EST Running Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5524115 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/644403990<BR>33 </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 19:39:59 EST New Haircut! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5522695 I was nervous before our marathon and decided to channel the constant checking the weather-forecast energy into something more productive - getting a nice hair cut!! <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/643231967<BR>36/if-you-know-me-or-read-me-you-know-<BR>i-have-a </link> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:27:07 EST The Weekend Before the Marathon: We are Ready to Race! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5522307 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/643092295<BR>49/nike-womens-marathon-john-and-i-are<BR>-off-to </link> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:53:45 EST Love Where You Run: Urban Motion http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5522305 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/642593494<BR>11/love-where-you-run </link> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:53:03 EST There are never enough pictures of English Bulldogs on here, right? ;D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5520585 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/642572841<BR>78/nigel-bear-misses-his-alpha </link> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:18:37 EST Yes, I started buying race swag even before the marathon! :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5520583 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/641280429<BR>12/five-more-days-until-the-nike-women<BR>s-marathon </link> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:14:37 EST my last long run at the Chicago Marathon! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5514616 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/641275795<BR>39/the-final-long-run-before-the-nike-<BR>womens </link> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:12:01 EST Fall Photography Chicago http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5510788 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/636637502<BR>57/love-where-you-run-i-have-a-hard-ti<BR>me-with </link> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:14:47 EST The Long Run and Where I Run http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5507501 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1764140305.jpg"> <BR> The Long Run <BR> <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/633948090<BR>97/long-run-19-it-should-have-been-13-<BR>but-i </link> <BR> <BR> Where I Run <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/633865650<BR>78/love-where-you-run-north-avenue-bea<BR>ch-overpass </link> Mon, 7 Oct 2013 23:21:13 EST Blog Posts! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5507497 New Nike Running Store in our neighborhood plus our marathon training shirts: <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/631366693<BR>82/sneak-peak-nike-running-bucktown-ou<BR>r-weekend </link> <BR> <BR> Nigel Bear's steely determination: <BR> <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/633771302<BR>92/training-for-a-marathon-requires-st<BR>eely </link> Mon, 7 Oct 2013 23:19:44 EST Nike Training Club Photo Shoot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5503729 <link>honeybadgerrunner.com/post/630093411<BR>95/last-week-nike-training-club-lincol<BR>n-park-flew-in </link> <BR> <em>224</em> Thu, 3 Oct 2013 18:05:08 EST