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Stephanie Novotny
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Workout Wednesday: Building Back Up!
On Monday, my PT gave me the green light to run the Turkey Trot Half Marathon on November 23rd. He even asked me what my plans were for training and suggested that I don't taper and just ramp it up until race day (minus any speed work). This is pretty much ...
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Treat Yourself Tuesday: New Clothes, Books and Good Friends
I am back linking up with  Becky  for another Treat Yourself Tuesday post. If you're interested in linking up, check out the genius idea  here . New Clothes: So over the last couple of months, I seem to have lost a bit of weight, to the point where most of ...
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Coping with an Injury
When you begin to realize that something isn't quite right while you're running, what do you do? At first you deny , deny, deny! Or at least, that's what I do. "That's just a normal twinge, it'll go away as soon as I loosen up some more." "Everything hurts ...
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Workout Wednesday: Overcoming a Hip Flexor Strain Day 1
As I mentioned yesterday, I am currently dealing with a hip flexor injury. This means no running for right now (but maybe Sunday for Nike Women's. I paid $150 for that race, I'm going to do everything I can to make it to finish to get that necklace!). It do...
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Treat yourself Tuesday #4: Overcoming an Injury
Once again, I am linking up with Becky at Olives 'n Wine for a Treat Yourself Tuesday post. Want to join in? Read her original TYT  post  to find out more about it and how to link up! The last few days have been very tough, attempting to process and cope wi...
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Dx: Severe Hip Flexor Strain
Hello there! And hello hip flexor strain... First off, I apologize for my absence this weekend. I've been coping with a running injury that has really put me in a funk, and not the 1970's funky-town funk. Second, I started this post with the intention of wr...
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Foodie Friday (On Sunday): Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Spinach, Mushrooms and Ricotta
I will admit that I haven't been motivated to work on the blog over the last couple of days. I've been pretty busy but also dealing with some difficult running decisions (more to come) which has left me avoiding my computer. But I need to stop hiding and fa...
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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins Recipe
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins As I mentioned in a  post  a couple of weeks ago, I made some delicious whole wheat pumpkin muffins with a spiced glaze to bring to a Mary Kay party that a good friend was hosting. The muffin recipe was adapted from M ihow  and t...
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Workout Wednesday: Marathon #2 Training Plan
Last week I announced that I will be doing my second marathon in Modesto, CA in March. It wont be the most interesting race ever, but it should be relatively flat and what i'm used to. After registering, I looked at my calendar and counted how many weeks ou...
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Treat Yourself Tuesday #3: Apple Hill
Once again, I am linking up with Becky at Olives 'n Wine for a Treat Yourself Tuesday post. Want to join in? Read her original TYT  post  to find out more about it and how to link up! As I mentioned yesterday, Jamie and I spent Saturday together treating ou...
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