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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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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 »
Days 7-13 Is it over yet? by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am alive! I am feeling better and walking like a pro in the boot. I still have really bad muscle stiffness, but I think half of it is being in the boot all day. It is such ... Read on »
Day 4-6: Chugging Along by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Sunday I finally came back to Boston and laid around my apartment all day. Nothing exciting to report there! I was all alone wasting time on the internet and catching up ... Read on »
Day 3: Walking is awesome! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I woke up feeling a lot better after the oxy sickness killed me yesterday. I am also mastering the one legged shower (Thank God for Yoga!) I was able to get out and ... Read on »
Day 2: Ups and Downs by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started off today feeling well rested with little pain. I took my first steps without crutches and I was feeling much more stable in the aircast without much pain. My ... Read on »
Day 1: Recovery by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I slept from 10:00am-8:30am last night without pain. I woke up at 1:30am and 5:30am to take the Dilaudid (Morphine Pill). I slept with my leg elevated all night on two p ... Read on »
Day 0: Surgery by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am happy to report I am resting well at home. My surgery went as planned and I should make a full recovery. I had an orthoscopic fasciotomy for compartment syndrome on ... Read on »
I'm Back and here to stay! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wow I can't believe that I haven posted in so long. I have been super busy. The blogging world was just shut out for me for a bit. Honestly I just looked and I had 762 posts ... Read on »
Run through it all.... by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Still taking some time off from blogging but I came across this on Pinterest and I wanted to post it. It is so true! I am still coping with some personal stuff. I promise I ... Read on »
Hyannis Half Marathon Weekend by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I did not run the Half Marathon today but I was there in support of good friends. I got a few candid finish line shots too. Team LUNA Chix worked the registration as well so ... Read on »
Got Stinky Gym Clothes? by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running http://www.nosweatlaundry.com/ I've got a solution. You have to try No Sweat Laundry detergent. This is a great product you can buy online. I was lucky en ... Read on »
I am alive! by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just got back from an amazing time at my cousins wedding in Florida. I met some great people and saw my long distance family. The weather was gorgeous and it was just ... Read on »
Blog Break by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi All I had some personal things come up this week. I am taking a break from the blog until my head is on straight. I did not quit detox though and today is day ... Read on »
Day 6:Highs and Lows by Ashley N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well the detox is getting easier just as my cold is getting worse. I have a full blown sore throat and intermittent cough. I really don't think there is anyway they are conn ... Read on »