Injury

First, this post seems totally UNimportant considering Haiti … but stay with me … My IT band injury has me thinking of people with serious health complications and how difficult and challenging it must be to carry that burden. Like the woman I pass often during my running adventures. (I would guess she is recovering … Read More

IT band rehab at home

IT band rehab at home

Ahem, this isn’t going to interest many of you, unless you have had IT band issues before, or unless you enjoy running like I do (never thought those words would come out of my mouth a year ago). But my next few posts are going to be about my current running injury and how I’ve … Read More

best Christmas gifts

best Christmas gifts

thanks to you for your advice for how to make the Pickle not be so fickle. LOVE it!! and need it!! This post is a little overdue, but I thought I’d highlight two Christmas gifts each kid received that has been played with a TON. πŸ™‚ And I’d be curious to hear what your kids … Read More

lunch question

lunch question

Alright peeps, here’s a question for you: If you could eat ANYTHING for lunch, but you had to eat it EVERY DAY for the next year, what would you choose? YES, it can be from a restaurant half way around the world. YES it can be ridiculously expensive or seriously cheap. No, it cannot be … Read More

pickle

pickle

I think next year for Halloween the Bean will be a Pickle. It’s just fitting. His eating habits are so very strange and hard to anticipate. Yesterday morning he ate so many scrambled eggs I had to make a second batch. Today I offer him eggs, he spits it out? I offer him a banana, … Read More

running–NOT

running–NOT

Forrest Gump. One day he just started running. And he ran and ran–from one ocean all the way across the US to the other side. And back again. He didn’t have custom inserts. He didn’t have a foam roller. He never had foot pain, chafing, blisters, or IT band pain. He didn’t get dehydrated, or … Read More