Monthly Archives: April 2013

Healthy Birthday Lasagna

Ok, ok so it’s been awhile. Over a week since my last post, I can’t believe it. Finally I have turned in my final dissertation draft and can check a HUGE accomplishment off my list (I basically did that after … Continue reading

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Finding the Positive (Running & Love–E Pics)

If you’re like me, you’re probably glued to your TV/phone/computer watching what is unfolding in Boston right now. It’s just crazy and I hope all of my friends there hunker down and stay safe! No doubt this has been a … Continue reading

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Still having a pretty  yucky week and don’t have much to say. On top of watching the news intently every day to see if they’ve found anyone responsible for Boston, I’ve got some major work deadlines coming up. Oh, and … Continue reading

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Loss for words

Still at a loss for words at what happened in the Bean yesterday. As a former resident (I lived for 5 years in Back Bay, just 2 blocks from where the second explosion happened) and runner, I am particularly saddened. … Continue reading

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I’m ready for my close-up

Another week come and gone. I swear this year has flown by faster than every other year. Maybe it has to do with getting older and crossing into my 30s, but every week passes faster and faster (I found this … Continue reading

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‘Nuff Said

Ughh, there are no words for this. Are most people happy with today’s weather? Yep! 83 and sunny is nice, I’ll give you that, but…it reminds me that the oppressive heat and humidity of a central VA summer is on … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Half Marathon Recap

First off, thank you so much for your kind words last week! I am so excited that I am now a DOCTOR and can further my career in the academe. I made a game time decision over the weekend to … Continue reading

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It’s official. I’m a Dr.

Yep. Today it finally all came to an end with my dissertation defense. I’ve had a rough time the past 3 months, but it was all worth it today when I passed my defense and could officially call myself DOCTOR. … Continue reading

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