Boston

Many of you may be starting your training for a fall marathon this month if you haven’t already. As the mileage increases, you may notice aches and pains that didn’t once exist. While training for my first marathon last summer, I never saw a massage therapist and I should have. I tried to work out […]

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Traveling for work kept me from sticking with my regular routine – from eating to working out. I’ve been back for a full week and just starting to feel like I’m finding my groove again. Typically I crave junk food when I get back from long periods of travel but luckily I haven’t really this […]

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What are your thoughts on obstacle runs? I was recently asked if I wanted to participate in a Tough Mudder. If you are unfamiliar with the event, it is one of the most challenging and demanding of the bunch. It can be quite intimidating to be honest. As luck would have it, my schedule does […]

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I used to be jealous of NYC and LA for having so many fitness studios to choose from but those feeling are quickly dissipating. Another new fitness studio in the Back Bay has opened up this month with a swanky exterior. Welcome, BFX Studio to Boston! Last week, BFX opened it’s doors to eager fitness […]

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Last night, I did something I usually never do! I went to a healthy vegan restaurant in BOSTON and I forgot to take a single picture I was so caught up talking to my friends Lucie and Jenn. I guess you’ll just have to take my word for it that our dinner at True Bistro […]

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Commemorating life milestones is something we all do. From pictures or artwork to jewelry, we like to have memories of our greatest accomplishments in clear view. I have my college diploma framed somewhere. I have a bracelet my mom got me for my 30th birthday that I wear every day. And now I have this… […]

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Today in Boston, the sun in shining and my legs are screaming. Oh what a difference 24 hours makes. Here is part 2 of my marathon recap. You can read part 1 here. The Start At the starting line, there was a sign to my hometown. Made me smile despite the nerves. I was in […]

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I finished running the Boston Marathon today in 3 hours and 57 minutes – hitting my goal by just 3 minutes! I still can’t believe I did it. Let’s start at the beginning…  On Sunday morning I woke up at 3 am for some stupid sale you might have heard of… #LillyForTarget. I should have […]

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Ahhhhh! It’s finally here. Everyone keeps asking me if I am ready and well, is anyone ever ready to run 26.2 miles? I’m ready to get it over with and experience the glory of crossing the finish line on Boylston Street. The weather has been nothing short of brutal during training. Even I have had to […]

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Restless and Tapering

April 15, 2015 · 5 comments

This weekend, I ran my last longish run before marathon Monday! I ran 10 miles along the marathon route and felt strong and fast. It was the first day that I’ve run outside and actually enjoyed the weather since I began training.  On Monday, they began to build the staging at the finish line and […]

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