High-Energy Granola Bars

The Marathon That Wasn’t.

Well, it’s Wednesday. Today is the day I was planning on my Boston Marathon recap. Instead, I’m sitting under a pile of warm blankets, sipping water, and waiting for my next transfusion/infusion appointment. But let’s go back to Friday. On Friday night, I was really quite anxious. I couldn’t put my finger on the issue. … Read more…

pistachio and orange blossom merveilleux

Auralgasms #4

YAYAYAYAYYY!!! ONE WEEK UNTIL THE BOSTON MARATHON!!! *insert nervous vomiting here.* Ok, Ok, let’s get beyond the nervous gag reflex and move onto happier subjects. Namely: AUDIOBOOKS! Because, it’s time for:   This week’s narrator is OH SO very satisfying. Actually, she was the first narrator I ever  listened to! When I was pregnant with the … Read more…

Perfect Fresh Tomato Sauce and Homemade Meatballs

Get Series(ous). #10

Friday, April 10th, 2015. It is the 100th day of the year. This morning I woke up at 4:19 am. It is (probably) the 12th (or so) day I’ve been awake at this time this year. I am elated, I love the word, “elated” about today’s Get Series(ous). post. According to the front page of The New York Times, the … Read more…

Red Wine Cocoa Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Thoughts on Boston.

12 days. In 12 days I’ll be running the Boston Marathon. I’m a distance runner. I get lost in the miles. I thrive on the burning ache in my calves and glutes. I actually enjoy the tight constriction of every muscle in my respiratory system. It’s all hot breaths and sweat and endurance. I am more focused … Read more…