Half Marathon Training – Week 6

Half Marathon Training - Week 6 : So Very Blessed

Otherwise known as the week disaster struck. It started innocently enough. After week 5’s long run, my knee was a little bit sore, so I rested it and iced it and everything seemed copacetic. After a texting session with my best friend/running guru, I decided that my next run needed to be on a non-paved…

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower Soup Recipe : So Very Blessed

I am not a huge fan of the cold (I may live in Tucson, but during most of December and January, I wear secret pants to stay warm), but my favorite thing about cold days is that it gives me an excuse to curl up under a blanket and eat soup (you don’t eat your…

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Half Marathon Training – Week 5

Half Marathon Training - Week 5 : So Very Blessed

Lesson of the week – there’s no such thing as perfect running weather. The solution? Run anyways. First run of the week? Crazy hot. I came from a week of snow and ice and sub-freezing temperatures into an afternoon run in 77 degrees, which felt a lot hotter than it sounds. You may have heard…

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Half Marathon Training – Week 4

Half Marathon Training - Week 4 : So Very Blessed

I was still in Colorado for part of week 4 and I actually ended up cutting one of my runs out at the request of my father, because it was the coldest day of the year. And, admittedly, I didn’t even want to argue him on that point. It was tough to reschedule the run…

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Indio Salad Recipe

Indio Salad Recipe : So Very Blessed

On my recent visit to Colorado, I met up with one of my college roommates for lunch. First of all, when the heck did 10 years pass by since college?! Second of all, I’m pretty sure that time gap creates some weird vortex where each of us grew up and everything in our lives changed,…

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