Travel

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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Prague was amazing but we were even more excited to visit the grandiose Vienna. Our first impression was less than stellar. We took a cab waiting at the train station to our hotel which was a 7 minute ride according to Google Maps. The driver charged us 26 Euros! They say not to get into […]

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To say I’ve got the travel bug is an understatement. Since visiting Paris last April, I’ve been a little obsessed with Europe. Roomie and I timed a vacation this year at the end of my marathon training. He backpacked through most of Europe in college so we decided to choose 3 cities had not previously […]

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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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I love to travel. In fact, after I cross the finish line on Monday – I will be visiting Eastern Europe for 10 days on vacation, no work! I planned this so that I would be able to enjoy giving my body a break from running and working out while sightseeing and eating my way […]

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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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Did you know you can now get a green smoothie at Starbucks as well as coconut milk in your coffee? Dunkin Donuts too now offers almond milk to add to your morning cup of Joe! With all the juice bars popping up, it appears that the old guy on the block is taking notice and […]

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Making it Official!

April 1, 2015 · 15 comments

For the past 3 or so years, I’ve wanted to share a personal predicament with you guys. I was curious if you were in a similar situation or knew someone that was and could offer advice. Well, I finally have decided to address the topic that has become what feels like the elephant in the […]

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