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I Trained, I Registered, I Did Not Run by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm glad it's Monday. Yesterday was Sunday. It was a gorgeous day on Long Island. Sunny skies. Temps in the low 60s. A perfect day for a race. A race that I had all intentio ... Read on »
Second Place Feels Pretty Damn Good by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This past Saturday I decided to run in a local 5K. I never run 5K's. The distance is too short for me. I always feel like it's a warm up and then ... poof ... I'm done. ... Read on »
My Lists Have Lists by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am a mom. I am a wife. I am a dog owner. I am a runner. I am me. I am obsessive compulsive about cleanliness, overly organized, and am a slave to my damn lists. It's ... Read on »
Bright Yellow Jog Stroller Makes Its Spring Debut! by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning was the first day since the Fall of 2010 that I pushed Li'l Bubba in the jogging stroller. I thought about taking him out a few times over the last month as all ... Read on »
Screw this Winter, Spring is Coming! by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My desire to write about mommy-hood and running in ... oh... over one month ... has been quelled by cold, snow, gray skies, and continuous stuffy noses and coughs. I ranted ... Read on »
Lack of Running Motivation and the Very Bad Scale by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently read a post by RunnerMama, Hibernation Mode: Dealing with the January Blahs .  She mentioned reading in the papers that January 17th is the most depressing day o ... Read on »
Letting Go by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Me & Li'l Bubba @ 12 months old I am a mother to a 15-month-old boy. He is healthy. He is happy. He has a great appetite. He sleeps 11-12 hours each nigh ... Read on »
Biggest Loser: Inspiration to Run or Hindrance? by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently received my latest issue of Runner's World magazine. After skimming through the table of contents, this article immediately caught my attention: The Biggest Lo ... Read on »
Rigid Me by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Sunday night I was laying in bed, cracking open my Kindle after a long hiatus and trying to get through my book club book. It's "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy. Not a ligh ... Read on »
Elastic Waistbands Make Me Feel Better About the Christmas Chub by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So here we are. One day left in 2010. Anyone else out there feeling like I do? Heavy from Christmas cookies, elaborate dinners, tempting appetizers and tantalizing desserts ... Read on »
Mr. Knee, Why Have You Forsaken Me? by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Before I let one month go by without posting, I must update the RunBuggy blog! The reason for my absence? Besides all of the turkey carving, ho-ho-ho'ing, and going nutty on ... Read on »
4 Miles with My Best Running Buddy by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sunday morning was cool. Leaves were brown, orange, red, and yellow. The smell of a wood-burning stove was in the air. All signs that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. ... Read on »
The 2010 NYC Marathon - FINISHED! by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Me at mile 8 in Brooklyn I am done. I did it. I finished my second New York City marathon. I waited 5 long years to run this amazing race again. Running ... Read on »
Tapering, Tears, Excitement, and Race Jitters by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The tapering continues. Four days until the New York City Marathon. On Sunday morning I got ready for a slow four mile run. I dressed in my 2005 New York City marath ... Read on »
Running with a Cold? by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lil' Bubba's first apple picking excursion in New Paltz, NY I haven't posted in over one week. So much has been going on! Mainly because Lil' Bubba turne ... Read on »
The Last Long Haul by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday morning was the last 3 hour run of my NYC marathon training plan.  This last one meant a lot of things to me. It was one more push bringing me closer to race day on ... Read on »
Slack on Training for a Personal Best? by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love reading Runners World. It keeps me up to speed on running injury-free, training plans, ways to vary my runs, great foods to keep me fueled up healthfully and more. I ... Read on »
The Great South Bay Half Marathon by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This past Saturday I ran the Entenmann's Great South Bay Half Marathon in Bay Shore on Long Island. It was supposed to be a long run as part of my marathon training.  didn't ... Read on »
Spooky Run by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday morning my 5 AM run was a solo one. The air was thick with fog. At some points during the run I could only see a few inches in front of me.  I immediately ... Read on »
I Don't Run with My Husband by Alison B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently read an article in the October 2010 issue of Runner's World, " Mars and Venus Go for A Run ".  I was instantly sucked into this article and could relate well to t ... Read on »