October 2011

Monster Dash

October 29, 2011

Happy Halloween! 🙂 A couple of days ago Derek had forwarded an email my way advertising a free 5k put on by the local Trek Store. The flyer advertised a free run where costumes were encouraged and prizes would be awarded. I was so there. I had been playing with the idea of doing a more »

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It’s Pumpkin Time!

October 28, 2011

Boo! What? Not scared? Pshh…I’m proud of my monogrammed creation. 🙂 My goal for this year’s pumpkin was to to break free of my traditionalist ways and carve something out of the ordinary. Looking back at what I’ve done in the past, I seemed to be carving a lot of the same. Exhibit A: 2005 more »

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The Squash That Keeps On Giving

October 28, 2011

Happy Friday before Halloween!!! Does anyone have any big Halloween themed plans this weekend? I wish I could say Derek and I were heading to some big party this year, but our plans are limited to pumpkin carving, scary movie watching, and 5k running (in costume). Derek is still getting over his cold, so we’re more »

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8 miles. Treadmill. Done.

October 28, 2011

Ugh. That was not pretty. I woke up to rain this morning, but was still determined to get my planned 8 miles in. I’ve been slacking on runs lately and needed to do this. Without giving it too much thought I headed to the gym and braced myself for my longest distance on the treadmill more »

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Fitlife Foods

October 27, 2011

And this is why I love social media… New location? Free food? I’m there! Why, hello, new Carrollwood Fitlife Foods location. 😉 I actually had the pleasure of visiting the original Fitlife Foods South Tampa location back in August, but wasn’t able to try any of the food at the time (which is a shame more »

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Adidas miCoach Connect {giveaway}

October 27, 2011

Last month the kind folks at Adidas sent me their new miCoach Connect technology to test out.** The miCoach Heart Rate Monitor syncs with an app on your iPod or iPhone. The app reads your heart rate and coaches you to ‘speed up’ or ‘slow down’ based on pre-determined training goals you’ve selected. The concept more »

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