I sent out my first fundraising email last week, and it has already worked! Some very generous friends made donations in response, so I wanted to take the time to publicly thank them. Elizabeth First, is my dear friend Elizabeth. She is known to almost everyone as “Beth” but for some reason, everyone from Junior… Continue reading Thanks x6!
My mom is officially my second donor! She has decided to make a monthly gift for the next six months. She wants to make a significant donation, but that can be challenging for most of us all at once. So instead, she's going to donate monthly. What a great idea!My mom is the strongest person… Continue reading Thank you, Mom!
That's right folks. I have tendonitis (or tendinitis, the technically correct but awkward-looking spelling) of both my left lower hamstring and my left ankle. The good news is there are no sprains or broken bones. I can bear weight, and even though it hurts a lot, being physically able to bear weight is a really good… Continue reading Tendonitis x2
Well, my fears about having to run my very first half marathon in the rain were warranted - it was basically a tropical storm all day yesterday in Boston. I woke up at 5am, walked Rags, had coffee and some peanut butter on toast, and waited 30 seconds too long to request an Uber - the… Continue reading 2016 B.A.A. Half Marathon – Complete!
I recently decided to give Blue Apron a try. For those of you who don't know, Blue Apron is similar to Hello, Fresh! and Plated. A few of my foodie friends use Blue Apron and have mixed reviews, but most have good things to say. According to Blue Apron: Blue Apron is a fresh ingredient and… Continue reading My First Week of Blue Apron Meals
I am a sponge for information. I love looking up things - anything. Historical weather data, details about shows I watch, spending an hour on Wikipedia going down rabbit holes when all I meant to look up was someone's middle name, etc. So when I sign up for a race, I want to know everything… Continue reading Reading BAA Half Marathon Race Reviews
While it was ungodly hot all summer, it was also bone dry here in Boston. We have been in actual "Extreme Drought" conditions here for months. That means I have zero experience running in the rain this year. Until this past weekend. When I woke up on Saturday, it was drizzly. By the time… Continue reading Running in the Rain