28 Jan 2015

The meatiest non-meaty ziti dish

Just so we’re on the same page here, this dish does NOT have meat in it. No, hell hasn’t frozen over, nor has the altitude in Boulder gotten to me…yet.  I’m not making a meaty ziti.  Instead, I made a very meaty non-meaty ziti. But if you didn’t know any better, you would absolutely think […]

22 Jan 2015

Why your butt matters

You say running and I think – quads, calves, knees and hamstrings. (I also think cheap, free therapy, a reason to buy new workout clothes and long beachy runs along the ocean. But I digress.) Quads. Well that makes sense. You need your quadriceps as part of the swing phase of running. You know, that […]

14 Jan 2015

Is your life on cruise control?

I looked down at the odometer, taking in the 1641.6 miles covered since leaving home. I looked out the window of my Honda Fit, aka the Bean, and my eyes saw rolling, amber waves of grain on either side of me. I looked in the rearview mirror and my eyes took in I-70, unfolding back […]

7 Jan 2015

How to eat a pillowy, puffy pancake for breakfast.

How do you eat a pillowy, puffy pancake for breakfast? You do it in slow motion with loads and loads of joy.  THAT’s how you eat a pillowy, puffy pancake for breakfast. After staring at the mound of puff on your plate, one that looks like a gravity defying pancake, (even though you refuse to […]

1 Jan 2015

Why Santa got me a AAA map this year

Happy New  Year. Feliz Año Nuevo. Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu Wherever you are, whatever language you speak, Happy New Year. Happy day of resolutions. Happy day of new beginnings. Happy day of deciding that this is the year that you’ll get your butt to the gym, call home more often and express more frequent displays of […]

28 Dec 2014
21 Dec 2014

Something to chew on

Move your body for 30 minutes today. Then tomorrow, do it again. 30 more minutes of movement.

17 Dec 2014

My holiday gift to you

My holiday gift to you

I’m gonna keep this short, sweet, simple and right to the point. ‘Cuz tis the holiday season and you’ve got last minute gifts to buy for your boss (because she just bought you something), your office Yankee Swap and for the man in your life who has everything. Not to worry. I’m not asking you […]

14 Dec 2014

Something to chew on

Drop your shoulders away from your ears. Now, squeeze your shoulders up by your ears. Then, drop your shoulders down.

10 Dec 2014

Cold weather running tips for the holidays

Mariah Carey may be singing “All I want for Christmas is yoooouuuuu….” but I’m over here crooning “All I want for Christmas is to keep up my mileage….“ I’m staring down the December calendar and it’s mere days til the Holidays are upon us. Not months. Not weeks. But days. Happily my calendar is filling […]