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laurakboll

Hi- I'm Laura. I'm a running mom, and write about my journey of training and balancing family life. I'm also passionate about feeding my family whole foods, and a mostly vegetarian diet, and I like to share what works for us as we experiment along the way.
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My Boston Training Plan by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, it’s official.  Boston marathon training kicked off this week! What a week for it, too.  We’re expected to have the coldest days and nights yet, plus a mi ... Read on »
2 Treadmill Workouts for Winter Running by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9 all opinions are ... Read on »
Workout Recap and the First Meal Plan for 2015 by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi friends! It finally feels like 2015 to me.  We’re home and unpacked and I even found the motivation to pull out everything in my closet, try it all on, and create p ... Read on »
Holiday Recap by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy New Year! It’s been nearly ten days away and we’ve had such a great time catching up with family, cousins on both sides of the family, and old friends. We head h ... Read on »
#runwithmekids New Years Day Virtual Run by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy (almost) New Year! We’re still hanging out with family for another few days, but I am popping in to share about a really fun New Years Day virtual run hosted by ... Read on »
Goals for 2015 by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love to write.  I fill several journals every year (running journals, accounts of the girls in their baby journals, my personal stories, plus this blog) and I love filli ... Read on »
Workouts on Vacation + Reset Prizes by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! We had a great Christmas morning at home and then spent the rest of the week with family and cousins. I’ve also been enjoyi ... Read on »
Merry Christmas! by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is a pretty accurate portrayal of our family these days.  Merry Christmas!! Read on »
Healthier Spinach Artichoke Dip by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi everyone! I can’t believe tomorrow is Christmas.  What?! We’re all relaxing and soaking up the lazy day today.  L and I will stay in our pajamas as long as possible ... Read on »
My experience breastfeeding and running by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The countdown is on! We leave in 3 days to spend time with both of our families.  I have a few more posts before the new year (a yummy madeover spinach-artichoke dip on We ... Read on »
First post baby 40 mile week + meal planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hi everyone! Are you scrambling around with all the final holiday to do items? We ventured to Target and Whole Foods yesterday for some last minute shopping and grocer ... Read on »
Running shout outs – These ladies inspire me! by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Woohoo! We made it to Friday of the last long week before the holiday break.  Are you feeling ready? Our shopping is almost done, and I need to have a wrapping party one o ... Read on »
6 Fast Healthy Dinners for Busy Nights by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is the time of year when my meal planning falls apart.  I have the best intentions but when dinner-making time rolls around, I want something that takes 5 minutes.  T ... Read on »
3 Tips to Find Balance through the Holidays by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How are we halfway through December already? The holidays are right around the corner! It’s one of my favorite times of year, but it’s always filled with an overload of pa ... Read on »
4 month sleep regression, workouts + meal planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m feeling a little tired this week.  Soon after posting baby J’s 4 month update, we backtracked.  Instead of getting up once to eat around 3 or 4am, nights became unpred ... Read on »
Houston Decision (+ winners) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey friends, After going back and forth all week about what to do about Houston, I think I made a decision. If someone would pay for my flight, watch the baby whil ... Read on »
Year of Running 2014 by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Every year, Miss Zippy hosts this great year in review link up, so I’m joining her again. When 2014 started, I was already 2 months pregnant so this year held fewer ra ... Read on »
Two Group Challenges for 2015: Eat Cleaner and Run Faster! by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There’s something about the start of a new year.  A clean slate.  I get excited about it every year. What kinds of intentions do you set for the new year? I always hav ... Read on »
Workout Recap + Meal Planning by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey everyone, How’s your weekend going? Yesterday we had my 4 yo’s ballet recital and went out to dinner to celebrate.  Baby J was a trooper through it all and I think ... Read on »
What are your favorite running accessories? (Plus a giveaway) by laurakboll Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s the season for giving (and giveaways.) What are your favorite running accessories? I love that running can be really simple.  Good shoes and comfortable running g ... Read on »