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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

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Today is a New Day

I was lying in bed with Annabel last night and she noted I had been in a MOOD yesterday. (She was correct.) I noted that tomorrow would be a fresh start and she reminded me that actually you can make a fresh start at…

March 22, 2023

Could not get up today . . .

Migraine life I had every ingredient for a migraine yesterday (not enough sleep, faster run, full work day) and yep, by 6 pm my head was pounding. Currently I get 3-4 migraines/month. Luckily, the prescription medication I use works each time; the only side…

March 21, 2023

Workout Report (+ Carbs)

Workouts: M: 6 mi + 2 x 20s strides – middle part w/ my Monday running friend group. 6.2 mi, ave 9:25/mi, 68F 91% T: 5.3 mi relaxed 10:12/mi, 70F 90%. (I have started to wear my Hoka Clifton 8s for all relaxed runs…

March 19, 2023
life Parenting Weekend

Saturday Stuff

I didn’t mention it while they were gone (they return today!) but J took C skiing in the Poconos! He did miss a day of school — Thursday was supposed to be a half day but due to hurricane makeups it transformed back into…

March 18, 2023
life Parenting

5 on a Friday: Planning, Pods, TOAD

1- Planners help me compartmentalize. Thinking about this after a conversation with my sister this AM — she sold her store and is adjusting to a new schedule and lifestyle. I honestly think that I benefit emotionally from deciding what I will do (and…

March 17, 2023


Sometimes I complain, and so I thought it would be good to acknowledge a few of the many things I am grateful for, when I think about it. I am grateful that I got to run in SUB 60F temps this morning (yes, at…

March 16, 2023
Fitness Habits life

Still Tired + Tiny Tweaks

Next week might feel closer to normal? I hope so! On the plus side, today was a total rest day – I am loving these. I ‘sleep in’ until ~5:30-6 AM. I used to do strength on my non-running days but the coach I…

March 15, 2023


Daylight Savings Stuff I thought we were past the ages when the time changes are problematic. Though a quick trip down the blog’s memory lane shows that yep, last year kind of sucked too. Sigh. I’m tired and bedtime has been terrible the past…

March 14, 2023
Best Laid Plans The Podcast


Alas, I did not make a YouTube video for this episode. But! Here’s some pen testing. Products Mentioned: Please note, I have no affiliate relationship with Jetpens. But I do 99% of my pen shopping there, so most of the links below are to…

March 13, 2023