Archive for September, 2012


Runner’s Banana Bread 101

I’ll start this this post with a warning: I am not very domestic and rarely cook. I can follow recipes pretty well but typically don’t have time to spend in the kitchen cooking up a whole dinner or anything else. However, this is one recipe that I love and try to cook as often as […]


A Distance Runner’s Strength

On Monday afternoon, one of our runners – a senior girl – did something she had never done before. She won a major high school cross country invitational race. To make it even more special, it was our own school hosted Spanish River Invitational. The girl is Ellyn and her win was extra special for […]


An Oxymoron? Good Pain

I read this great piece in Women’s Running Magazine on good pain verses bad pain and had to share it with my own readers! I’ve been talking a lot about these two and how a runner needs to understand the difference in order to push themselves to improve but know when to back off. At […]


Get Naked in Palm Beach in Annual Nude 5K

You could say it is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Run/race a 5K naked and have people look the other way (or maybe not…)! And for us South Floridians, this may be the best (and potentially only) chance. The annual Streak Sunsport Gardens 5K in Loxahatchee Gardens, Florida will take place this weekend! I […]


In Honor of September 11, 2001 – I remember

It’s been eleven years since September 11, 2001, and I wanted to share my memory of the day here. I remember on the morning of September 11, 2001, I was in a journalism/writing class in a below-ground classroom in a beautiful and historical building on the main green of the Brown University campus in Providence, […]


Exercising On Vacation…Is it Possible?

I just got back from an amazing cruise through Vancouver and Alaska and had an absolutely wonderful time. However, upon returning, I jumped on the scale and saw I put on nearly 10 lbs during my ten days away (well maybe closer to five after weighing myself the next morning)! How is that possible, you […]