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and a lazy sunday for us

so the bf went to the grocery story first thing this morning and picked up a few gamechangers for the day… the remaining liquor for hippie juice (we’ll revisit later), breakfast ingredients and the attempted mini-corn dog recipe. so hippie juice -lets talk… hippies might know the secret to the best day beverage thats got …

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hooray! i did it! wow, did i really do that?

so to get things started, we had a yummy breakfast.  it started out as egg sandwiches, and one i realized the surplus of veggies in the fridge, decided on breakfast burritoes.  cut up some onion, tomato, bell pepper, jalapeno, cilantro, and avocado.  tossed it up with some egg whites, salt pepper, chipotle sauce, and cheese.  …

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hooray!

in the first run since the doctor, i was supposed to do 4 miles.  i was trying not to be as hard headed as i have been and try to listen to some of the bf’s advice (disclaimer though – he’s only done a half marathon before).  he told me to start speeding up my …

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and the verdict is…

don’t go see a resident for issues.  poor guy was studying a specialty that had absolutely nothing to do with my ankle, but it didn’t stop him from asking his probing questions about that area of expertise, even though completely irrelevant.  first it started with the extreme – a possible referral to an orthopedic, an …

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it’s officially 2 months away!!!!

gah!  only 2 more months til d-day and i have a feeling it will be the hardest 2 months ahead.  im super excited and ready to get this milestone behind me – who knows what the next challenge may be…. in honor of the 2 months til – i thought i’d start today off with …

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maybe i am getting in over my head?

thank goodness i had 2 running partners today – the bf and the always handful pup.  the bf kept me motivated and banjo kept me distracted from the sores of yesterday’s 10 miler.  should’ve been a rest day, but i wanted to get back into my monday, tuesday, wednesday, friday routine.  it was a little …

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the longest 10 miles to date – is it time for brunch?

sooo today was a 10 mile run, should’ve been a walk in the park compared to the 13 last weekend, but, well, it wasnt…. i did manage to catch some great weather where it was a little cooler due to the storms that came through last night, but still – not cool enough to make …

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our weekend so far….

robert earl keen last night – probs the 5th time i’ve seen him – gotta love how low key the country scene is in chicago.  good shows at cheap prices lots of sleeping and being lazy – all because of this – and this….

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Thanks…..

For making my commute horrible today and tomorrow

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so the joys of a high rise…

i came home last night around 6:30 after taking the pup to the vet, and had high hopes to get my 7 miles in during the cool weather.  still undecided about taking banjo with me, but was motivated.  that was until i opened the door of the apt to an incredible stench and the noise …

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