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Nourishing a growing baby
Thursday, July 11, 2013      0 comments

I recently ran across this article and really liked what it says. No, my kids aren't babies, but I do have a 9-month old granddaughter.
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Half Marathon Race Report 6/1/13
Sunday, June 02, 2013      3 comments

This has been an experiment in food for me. I went primal (paleo) the second week of February and trained for my race that way. I've done quite a few half marathons, but ... Read more
The Great Cholesterol Cover Up - movie
Friday, April 19, 2013      1 comments

Thought I would share this very enlightening film. It's an hour long, but well worth the time. Statin Nation - the great cholesterol cover up
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Science of Addictive Junk Food
Friday, February 22, 2013      0 comments

Very interesting article from the NY Times. 14 pages but well worth the read.
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Experiments in eating & no dairy
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

I've been eating pretty well for quite awhile, although sometimes a bit too much junk food. Decided to try going without wheat to see if it would make any difference. I haven't noticed a difference really, but I eat more vegetables and fruit wit... Read more
Running injuries: form vs.footwear
Friday, January 25, 2013      0 comments

Interesting stuff from the Natural Running Center:
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Unshoes Pah Tempe Sandals
Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

I've been wearing my Luna Leadvilles with toe socks and tabi socks over top when it's really cold out. It's worked out well for the most part, but my feet still get a little cold in low temperatures. Not a big problem, really, but I was hoping t... Read more
Eat the Darn Cookie!
Monday, January 07, 2013      3 comments

Saw this on Runners World and thought it was funny and true:
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Christmas Run 12/22/12
Saturday, December 22, 2012      4 comments

Did the YMCA Christmas Run 10k (almost) today. About 40f and some wind but not too bad. LOTS of people. Took a little while to get to a decent pace with all the people. Th... Read more
Race 2 the Summit HM 9/29/12 now with report
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Short version: 6 miles uphill and 6 miles downhill. 2:48. I kept looking at the race website but was anxious about registering. DH encouraged me to go for it. I was a bi... Read more
Famous Idaho Potato HM 5/19
Friday, May 25, 2012      1 comments

The last time I trained for this HM in 2010, I became injured with Achilles Tendonitis (AT) and d... Read more
Christmas Run 12/17
Saturday, December 17, 2011      1 comments

I wore my VFF Treksports and did the Christmas Run 10k today. Its a great race with a lot of folks in funny costumes. It has 1.5 to 2 mile steep uphill, which I was able ... Read more
Merrell Trail Gloves
Saturday, October 08, 2011      1 comments

Last week I did our 5-ish mile loop with the running club. Part of our route takes us on a dirt, gravel and stone road. I wore my Vivobarefoot Neos. They were fine but I could feel the rocks and it was a little uncomfortable. Today I wore my ... Read more
Christmas Run 12/18/10
Monday, December 20, 2010      2 comments

Did the Christmas Run on Saturday morning. Temp was about 32 or a little warmer. The roads were a little wet but not slick thankfully. I love doing this race. Most folks dr... Read more
Do I need a total rest day? Opinions wanted
Friday, August 20, 2010      6 comments

Just something I'm pondering. Right now I do some sort of exercise everyday. My schedule looks like this: Monday - Stationary Bike (35 min) and upper body weights after work Tuesday - Run 5k and a few running drills and core exercises af... Read more

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