A healthier Thanksgiving!

Three of my favorite dishes at Thanksgiving, besides the turkey, of course, are mock mashed “potatoes,” cranberry orange relish and crustless pumpkin pie! Keep in mind, however, that these haven’t always been my favorite dishes. But a couple of years ago, when the hubster and I decided to host Thanksgiving at our house, we wanted to do a healthier version of Thanksgiving. And, I think … Continue reading A healthier Thanksgiving!

A look at the Fargo Half-Marathon! (SORRY, IT’S A LONG POST!)

I’m not even sure where to begin because there is so much to share about this past weekend’s Fargo Marathon Half-Marathon! First, please check out the short video clip that was posted on the Fargo Marathon’s Facebook page. It is seriously cool! It was amazing to be a part of such an epic event. A CHANCE ENCOUNTER I have to share a really cool thing that … Continue reading A look at the Fargo Half-Marathon! (SORRY, IT’S A LONG POST!)

Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!

I think I am ready for this Saturday’s Fargo Marathon Half-Marathon race! I may not have followed the training schedule as well as I did when I trained for the Rock-n-Roll San Jose Half-Marathon, but I still trained and I feel good. Pretty good, actually. I’ve ran a few long runs – 8 miles, 10 miles (a couple of times), 11 miles and even a … Continue reading Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!

The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds

It’s time to get serious…the countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the heck did that happen? I’m not ready. At least I don’t think so. Or maybe I don’t feel as ready as I was for the San Jose Half-Marathon … Continue reading The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds

Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it’s a LONG post!)

Warning: This post is going to be filled with LOTS of pictures! First things first…I RAN! It was slow, but I didn’t even care. IT. WAS. AWESOME! This was my first run since January 28 – nearly one month ago! Because we have been having such stupid weather (bitterly cold temps, snow and lots of wind), I opted to run on the dreadmill (yes, this … Continue reading Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it’s a LONG post!)