Posted in November 2014

Longstanding Tradition

Longstanding Tradition

Apparently, the turkey trot is the most popular race in America and there are people out there somewhere who do this as an annual tradition. I am not one of these people. Each year, when my sister leaves to go do a local turkey trot (which she does almost religiously, by the way) I wave … Continue reading

Whoopsies.

I’ve now officially gained back 20 of the 45 lbs I lost between 2011-2013. Whoopsies. I’m a little angry with myself, but honestly I’ve kind of been anticipating this moment since the second I started loosing weight. I knew it was coming when my jeans, which were once loose and comfortable, no longer felt so … Continue reading

The Curse Is Broken

The Curse Is Broken

The Wine & Dine curse is broken. I managed to finish the race without sharp, agonizing pain anywhere and with a huge, giant, giddy smile on my face! Once again, this race was brought to me by insanely wonderful people who stuck with me throughout 13.1 miles of crazy, rain soaked shenanigans. I don’t think … Continue reading

Running According to My Parents

I find it really funny how my parents relate to this ridiculous running hobby I have. Honestly, you’d think I’d never done a marathon before the way everyone is talking about the NYC Marathon. Here’s a sample of what my parents have said to me over the course of the last week… Dad: “I really … Continue reading

Upside, Downside

Upside, Downside

I’m trying to figure out how I feel about the NYC Marathon and I’m having a hard time because I feel disappointed in myself but my friends were so wonderful it’s impossible to call the experience a bad one. I was hoping that the last two months of bad runs would’ve ended up being a … Continue reading