We are Boston Strong

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{Image courtesy of this lovely lady}

Today we remember, today we run. 

There are no words to express my love of the running community uniting over such a horrible event.  I can’t wait to virtually cheer on thousands of runners at the Boston Marathon this year. 

I feel honored to be apart of this wonderful running community.  Today we stand and run Boston Strong.


Yesterdays run was another freaking awesome one!  I am going to buy stock in Tums, since they have seriously turned my training around in the best way possible.  Funny how something so simple makes a huge difference.

The Wave Hitogami’s are run-life changing as well.  I have decided I need them in every color Mizuno makes and a life time supply of them sent to my door.  #agirlcandream

I did 4.25 miles with some hills thrown in for added self torture and negative splits.  9:15, 9:04, 9:02, 8:54, 2:02.  Boom!

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PS these Pro Compression sleeves are my favorite ones ever.  They go with all of my running gear which is obnoxiously loud just like me and I can wear my favorite running socks.  #bestofbothworlds

Then I spent the rest of the day showing Lu the coolest beach spots.  First stop was Scenic Drive in Carmel.  AKA my favorite drive around here.  Pacific Grove is the second fav and we will totally hit that up this week as well.  Don’t you worry, we will be climbing beach rocks and checking out tide pool at low tide as well.

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We hung out at the beach for awhile watching the waves crash, then we hit up Trader Joe’s for some grocery shopping.  Lu loves TJ’s so it was fun to watch her pick out treats for the week.  Some of her favorites are BBQ Pop Chips, chili spiced mango + fresh pineapple.

Step mother of the year award goes to me.  Ice cream for dinner and manicures is all it takes to get such an elaborate award.

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Mike sent me this last weekend.  I’m starting to think he’s smarter than I thought. Winking smile

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What do you consider a great run?

Anytime I don’t feel like I’m going to yack, running with fresh legs and feeling like I could go forever.

What did you have for dinner last night?

Do you have step kiddos?


6 Comments on “We are Boston Strong

  1. I honestly now feel like any run is a great run. After dealing with an injury and having it taken away from me I realize that every day I get to get out there is a blessing no matter how hard it is.

    I have always wanted to try the PRO compression calf sleeves – will have to tank the plunge here soon!

  2. So glad the Tums are working for you! And you looks super presh in your running gear. I am lucky just to semi-match on a training running, but you’ve always got it all together, lady!

  3. Hey I just found your blog from the healthylivingblogs.com archive for those who live in the bay area. I just moved here from Canada in February, and I’m loving it!! Will definitely be adding you to my reader 🙂 🙂

  4. A great run for me is one where I just feel great, nothing hurts, no cramps, no belly issues and I never want to stop..

    Lastnight was a sushi night for us… I got the angry dragon roll probably because I was angry that it was freaking snowing AGAIN here in upstate NY after having 80 degree temps on Monday….

    No step babies, but two of my own, 1 and 3….

    question: I love that skirt in your pic, what brand is it?

  5. A great run to me is ANY run! It’s so empowering. I haven’t really gone out for a run in over a week- I’m laid up with terrible sciatic pain- tried a chiro for 2 weeks but today going to try PT. I have a trip to pismo next week and I WILL run there!! Dinner last night was a green smoothy because unlike you- I’m not a skinny chick – especially when I’m not running!!
    No step kids but my sister has a blended family and I think it’s an awesome relationship!!!

  6. I don’t have step Kiddos but I am a step kiddo. My step mom is super fun like you and I’m thankful my Dad found her 🙂
    Ok now I want ice cream. That looks so yummy!!!!!!

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