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The Runner Wife

New York, New York
People ask who I am, and my friends call me "Katherine the runner." I like to think of myself as Katherine, the: runner, lover, laugher, confidante, drinking buddy, reader, terrible pun maker, and friend. A lofty aspiration? Perhaps. But I guess that's part of who I am too.
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Definitions by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating First of all, I hope you’re all off to the start of a great week! I had the most wonderful time in the Hamptons last week/weekend and I actually have this week off ... Read on »
Habit Making vs. Habit Breaking by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve kept a food log pretty consistently for the past 4 years. It’s taken me down 20 pounds and back up almost as many. This boomerang trend proves I’ve developed s ... Read on »
7:35, what? by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Now that I’m up and running again (ah, puns, love them. LOVE them.), I’ve been getting more acquainted with interval workouts. And even though, for the most part, i ... Read on »
We Make Plans… by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating So, I ran in my new kicks a few times and decided it was time to start formulating a plan for my goal – a new half marathon PR. When I started plotting out my sched ... Read on »
Fluff Reading (or, Why I Read the Twilight Series) by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Everyone has guilty pleasures. Some are more open about theirs than others. Generally, I’m pretty private when matters of potential embarrassment are concerned. One ... Read on »
Radio Silence by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After I volunteered last Sunday, I recommitted to getting some non-running cardio back into my life. I’d been so pleased with the running I’d done before last weekend, but ... Read on »
Not At All A-Muse-ing by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All the great writers have muses. From Shakespeare to Bono, everyone has needed inspiration from someone else at some point. This week, I’ve learned my muse is exercise. I ... Read on »
Updated Feed Address! by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just in case you thought I’d vanished from your Google Reader, fear not! You just need to subscribe to my new site’s feed: Add that to your reader and you’ll start ge ... Read on »
NEW BLOG LOCATION!! by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I haven’t said much about this on the blog or twitter/facebook, but I’ve been hard at work building my brand new site and it’s finally ready for the world!! I bit the bull ... Read on »
S is for Super Smoothie! by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After my double shift yesterday, I needed to sleep in today! Thank goodness for my dear husband, who (somewhat begrudgingly) offered to walk Bodhi this morning. That meant ... Read on »
Semi-Homemade Supper by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After our luxuriously lazy afternoon, The Huz and I got back down to business in the kitchen. I bought a package of pumpkin spice ravioli several months ago at Agata & Val ... Read on »
Easy Like Sunday Morning by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The Huz and I have enjoyed the perfect Sunday morning. After a quiet Saturday evening of movies (The Proposal) and baseball (did anyone else see that 20-inning game ?), we ... Read on »
Return of the Green Monster by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve noticed an interesting shift in my food cravings in the past several weeks. Where once I lusted after hearty soups and stick-to-your-ribs entrees, I now yearn for fre ... Read on »
Hail, Caesar! by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I can’t tell you the last time I had a good Caesar salad. Let’s just say it’d been so long that I actually had to pause before typing “Caesar” because I honestly couldn’t ... Read on »
I’m in a Jam Jam by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Everyone knows I’m not funny, but I used to think I was. I tried to be witty and snarky and quick with the cool remark. As I’ve grown older and marginally wiser, I’ve lear ... Read on »
Say You Love Crepes by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This weekend in Boston has been fantastic. I know you can never go home again, but you can certainly go back to a place you lived and savor some time with wonderful friend ... Read on »
Homemade Lunch by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Yesterday was such a nice break from my long Tuesday. I woke up early (no sleeping in for this girl!) and took Bodhi for a 4.5 mile run/walk in Central Park. I don’t know ... Read on »
Apparently Walking is a Good Workout? by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I made it through my long day yesterday and actually don’t feel all that drained! I started the morning with a sunrise 3 mile walk to the office and then worked from 7-3 ( ... Read on »
This One Goes to 11 by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What a day! After my post yesterday, I spent the rest of the day dutifully cleaning the apartment. I even vacuumed the runners along the floor with a nifty attachment on o ... Read on »
First Day of the Rest of Your Life by The Runner Wife Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Good morning, blog world!! The sun is shining and today is my first day without a full-time job since 2004. I left my office on Friday with so many thoughts running throug ... Read on »