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Jun

19

Banana Bread Recovery Smoothie

Saturday’s training ride was pretty epic. A good group of us headed out under cloudy, but dry, skies—that was, until about 10 miles into the ride when it began to spit on us. By mile 15, it was a full on shower with temperatures dropping. It was messy. It was sloppy. When the rain did […]

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Jun

17

Pork and Mango Stir-Fry

JB and I have this running joke–he keeps threatening to buy a box of mangos from a guy who sells them from the back of his truck. If this were Hawaii, or some other tropical locale, that would seem normal and acceptable. But this is Chicago. Where is this guy getting his boxes and boxes […]

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Jun

14

Turkey Burgers with Spicy Apricot Glaze

Did you know today is Flag Day? I only knew because Facebook told me, and that is where I get 90 percent my news these days. I don’t know if that’s sad or just a sign of the times. And not knowing too much about Flag Day, I turned to another credible news source, Wikipedia, which […]

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Jun

04

Prep Work

I must have balance. Work/life balance, yes. That one I am pretty good at–setting boundaries and finding time either at the beginning of the day, or after work, to do my workouts. The training/life balance thing is trickier for me. I remember when I was training for 70.3s and doing all that laundry! It seems […]

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May

31

Good Stuff: May 2013

Monday was Memorial Day, and JB and I took full advantage of the day off. We skipped our recovery spin and opted instead of for endless cups of coffee, bacon, eggs, and live streaming of the women’s Volkswagen USA Cycling Pro Road Race Nationals. Other than the jankey web feed, the race was awesome. Really […]

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