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Ashley N.

Boston, Massachusetts
I am a 25 year old girl who has found a love for running. I went from running 3 miles to 13 in 5 months and I am training for my first marathon on 10.10.10! I practice healthy living!
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Day 9: Date Night by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday was a pretty normal day. I ate my usual Paleo foods (getting easier) and went to UFX class for 40 mins. I left early to go on a second date with a guy I met last w ... Read on »
Day 8: Busy Day and Eating Out by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I woke up after a night out and felt so hungover. Funny because I only drank club soda! PSYCH! I lost 7lbs my first week which is super exciting! I am feeling energized and ... Read on »
Day 7: Early Rise by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started my Saturday bright and early by being at the gym by 8am. I did 35 minutes on the elliptical followed by an hour long weight lifting session. I really burned out my ... Read on »
Day 6: Pray... by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the victims, families, friends, community and all those affected by the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT. It is so so unfortunate that people don't get the help the ... Read on »
Day 5: Give me more.. by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Food! Today was definitely a good day for me to see what happens when I don't have enough  food or protein. I get hungry! DUH! I learned that I need to have a meat with b ... Read on »
Day 4: Eat More?! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Whenever we start something new our bodies get a bit confused. As I mentioned yesterday, I was not very hungry. Same goes for today. It really is amazing how much hungrier y ... Read on »
Day 3: Hunger where are you? by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm a little late in posting this but yesterday was day 3 and I felt much better. No headaches or sluggishness. In fact I couldn't even finish my salad and snacks yesterday. ... Read on »
Day 2: Back at work on Paleo by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I knew today might be a challenge going back to work. Mostly because yesterday I woke up at 10 am and didn't eat until almost noon. That throws the whole eating schedule off ... Read on »
A New Journey: Paleo! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After starting a cross fit like class and talking to a personal trainer and a few friends, I decided to give Paleo a shot. There has to be something that is holding the weig ... Read on »
Boston Local Event: Run with Jonathon Prince! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey Runners! Join me Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. at City Sports (480 Boylston Street, Boston 02116) where you will have the opportunity to meet and run with fame ... Read on »
Giving Thanks! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I wanted to do a short post on all the things I am thankful for so far this year! 1. My Family, especially my mom for being ... Read on »
Newport Half Marathon! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am a little late in posting this but I did complete my 4th Half Marathon on October 14th. It was great to run one after not running a half since February 2011. My garmin ... Read on »
Good Things Come to Those Who Wait... by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well once again I've been MIA with the blogging. The past few months have been super busy. Since the end of August there have been some major changes in my life. For one, I ... Read on »
8 Miles!!!!! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yep this girl ran 8 miles today. I am still psyched as I am just under 3 months post surgery. I haven't ran 8 miles since my last half marathon in Feb 2010. I cant believe i ... Read on »
2 month Update! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am alive (and running). I have had zero time to devote to blogging lately. Work has been insane but summer has been fun! I went to Vegas for my birthday in July and it was ... Read on »
FYI: Women's New Balance Tent Sale by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Join Boston.com Moms For a Special Shopping Night at the 2012 New Balance Tent Sale July, 24 in Brighton, Mass.  On Tuesday, July 24 at the N ... Read on »
3.5 Weeks: Running Update!! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran this weekend!!! I set out walking to the Reservoir yesterday morning. I had an urge to try to run. I started slow, and I was able to run a full mile without stopping!( ... Read on »
3 Weeks: Scars and Exercise by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After my epic two mile walk on Sunday, I continued my streak of exercise. Monday I biked 7 miles (20 mins) on the recumbent bike. Tuesday I did the elliptical for 25 minut ... Read on »
Dear Boot... by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Dear Boot, I am breaking up with you! I am going back to my old love, Brooks Adrenalines. The give me such much more comfort and support. I have rekindled the flame ... Read on »
2 Weeks: Post Op! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Good News: The day finally came! I went to see Dr. Bluman yesterday. He took out my stitches. I couldn't believe how quick and painless it was. I had actually never had ... Read on »