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Corey S.

I'm a 20-something living in Boston and blogging about running, marathons, healthy food and indulgent food, psychology, and life in general! I'm interested in living a balanced, full and happy life and connecting with people who want the same!
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The thing about goals by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Making resolutions at the beginning of every new year has never really worked out all that well for me. If I’m going to make a change and try to better myself, th ... Read on »
Running means having patience by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If I’ve learned anything since running my fall marathon, it’s that  I need to have more patience with myself if I want to continue running. I spent at least a mon ... Read on »
A Quick Update by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve been avoiding writing this post, because I really was not sure how to start. The last couple of months got pretty crazy in terms of my time, and blogging just we ... Read on »
On Non-Achieving by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s been a while since my last post. Hi again! I’ve missed blogging. I wish I could say the only reason I haven’t written anything lately is because I’m busy. Th ... Read on »
Turning it around by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Maybe it’s one of the effects of grad school, or maybe it’s the fact that I’m exhausted, but I am just going to get straight to the point here… I am really strugg ... Read on »
Mixed Emotions by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Besides having a toenail that is about to fall off and a gash in my foot where there used to be a blood blister, my body feels totally recovered from Sunday’s maratho ... Read on »
MHRM 2011 by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The 2011 Mohawk Hudson River Marathon is a day I will never forget. Not so much because of my own race, but because of who I was racing with. And no, I did ... Read on »
Mohawk Hudson Marathon Goals by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So I am running a marathon tomorrow, and I’ve been hesitant to commit to a goal for it on the blog. If I write it, or even say it out loud, then it becomes real. A re ... Read on »
Taper Thought Transformations by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It turns out grad school really is the whirlwind I thought it would be. My brain might explode from all the information it’s getting at my field placement, in cla ... Read on »
Emily’s Chocolate Chip & Hazelnut Cookies by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just a quick thank you to Emily for bringing the “cookie” back to Runner’s Cookie! I know you guys will love her recipe! *** Hey, friends! My name is Emil ... Read on »
Just Can’t Say No by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Friday morning, as I got ready to go into school, I found myself tempted to check if the 2012 Boston Marathon registration was still open. If you haven’t been fol ... Read on »
The No-Name Run by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Runners love running terms and naming their workouts. Have you noticed this? tempo run long run easy run Farlek recovery run speed workout ... Read on »
Slowly Learning by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Classes don’t start until Wednesday, but somehow school is already making me busy. It’s becoming clear that grad school is going to be very different than undergrad. ... Read on »
The (running) Memory Game by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Quick notes: 1.) Thank you so much for your comments on my last post. You guys are awesome. I am going to continue to blog as much as possible, and we’ll see how ... Read on »
An Important Question by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, today I have an important question for you. Back up a few of months… After applying to a variety of grad programs and deciding a PhD in psychology was no ... Read on »
Lessons from 20 by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday marked my first 20-miler of this marathon training cycle. I could just tell you the story of what happened, but I thought it would be more fun to tell it in ... Read on »
Stride Update by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About 2 months have passed since receiving my gait analysis results . (If you are new to the blog, basically I experienced the same injury during my past 2 marathons, ... Read on »
My First Ice Bath by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sadly, I am back to reality in Boston, after a week on MDI , followed by a week at the beach in southern Maine. I didn’t take many pictures from last week. ... Read on »
Active and Ice-Cream-Filled Vacation by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi from Maine! Well, southern Maine that is. Last week I was in northern Maine with my family, and this week I am with Ben’s family. I am enjoying this vacation m ... Read on »
Please excuse me by Corey S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running First of all, I need to say thank you for your amazing comments on my Once Upon a Time post. Each one meant so much to me, and I am happy it came across the way I wan ... Read on »