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August 2010 Archive

  • Kraft Run: First Place, Baaaby!

    Some friends and I are all currently deep in training for various marathons: JunB for Camsur in September, Lit for Portland in October, and the hubby, JunC, Mariel and I for New York in November. Almost every weekend we try to do our long runs together.  Plan for last Sunday was to run a total [...]

  • Eating More to Lose Weight

    I have a confession to make. For the past month, I’ve been in rehab: food rehab, that is. I’m learning how to eat all over again. Or, let’s just say, I’m learning how to eat. Period. Almost like a child in preschool, I’m learning about proper food portions, choices, and timing…slowly but surely. Next to [...]

  • Settle the Score
  • Shoe Review: Brooks Glycerin 8

    A couple of weeks ago, I was witness to the unveiling of the new Brooks baby: Glycerin 8.  I occasionally drool over a nice looking shoe or pine over a new model, but it takes a good shoe to impress me.  And, this one definitely did. – Fresh out of the box. Two security guards [...]

  • Camsur? Cam-sure!

    The best thing about being bull headed is that I rarely ever give in to peer pressure. I try something new only because I want to, not because everyone else is doing it. That explains why, early in my childhood, when my cousins would practice for weeks and finally dance to “Frosty the Snowman” in [...]