Monthly Archives: April 2012

Race Recap: CARA Lakefront 10 Miler

Saturday 4.28: Chicago Area Runner’s Association Lakefront 10 Miler Time: 2:00:35 ~ 10 miles.  12:04/mile pace.  Chilly-willy! On Friday the 13th, CARA had a contest on their Facebook page for free entry in to the Lakefront 10 miler.  Because this … Continue reading

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Breakfast Week: Sunday Breakfast

Saturday’s Pre-Race Breakfast was really enough food to keep me fueled for all 10 miles. Only problem was that I had to use the bathroom while on the race course! NO FUN. My post-race breakfast was not all that spectacular. … Continue reading

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Capital City Half Marathon Training: Week 11

4.23-4.29 Monday = I was really sore today after my 11 mile long run over the weekend.  I had been planning on a run, but opted for a long, brisk walk instead.  A great walk through my new favorite area … Continue reading

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Breakfast Week: Pre-race Breakfast

It’s RAINING! 😦 Here’s my Pre-race breakfast! Ezekiel bread: 4PPs Peanut butter: 3PPs Honey: 1PP

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Breakfast Week: Friday (part two: breakfast out)

Breakfast out did not go quite as planned, but to make this program live-able, that will happen sometimes. Went to Svea, a local Swedish diner in my neighborhood. This place is great, and their breakfast potatoes are WONDERFUL. I was … Continue reading

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Breakfast Week: Friday (Part One: The jewel in the crown)

It’s FRIDAY! TGIF! Breakfast Week: Friday Fruit Salad 2 sliced strawberries: 0PPs 5 blackberries: 0PPs 1/2 medium mango, chopped: 0PPs 1/2 medium banana, sliced: 0PPs 1/8 cup low fat granola: 1PPs 1 cup skim milk: 2PPs Occasionally I get Fridays … Continue reading

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Breakfast Week: Thursday

Prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner last night before bed.  Thursday = Smoothie day! Breakfast Week: Thursday 1 packet Weight Watchers Chocolate Smoothie mix: 2PPs 4 large strawberries: 0PPs 1/2 large banana: 0PPs 1 slice Ezekiel Cinnamon Raisin bread: 2PPs 1 … Continue reading

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