Back in Action! Sep23

Back in Action!

It’s been a while since I posted. But unlike my last major blogging hiatus, this time I didn’t break any bones, nor did I spend the entire summer crutching around Portland and playing up my “wounded bird” status to gain sympathy, romance and customized crutch coozies. This time my...

Race day

This is my second Go! St. Louis marathon. If you’re curious what it’s like to be a first-timer, you can read about the agony and the ecstasy of the first year right here. So, the Go! St. Louis marathon came and went, leaving little but dehydration and paralyzing quad soreness in...

Running the news Mar28

Running the news

Training has been pretty uneventful this week, so I’d like to launch a new segment called Cait’s Running the News wherein I break down all the latest in marathonning so YOU don’t have to. It’s not easy keeping a finger on America’s target pulse, but as a fledgling...

Energy Item Round-up Apr05

Energy Item Round-up

It’s unfathomable now, but when I was a kid I hated eating and would do almost anything to avoid it. Eating meant coming inside after a long day of playing; it meant watching helplessly as diverse foods touched, mingled and mated; and most scarringly, it meant fighting with my parents over the role of vegetables in an active pre-teen diet. I fantasized about the future, when a single lozenge could take the place of a meal, and you could get all your nutrients without the laborious process of setting a table or chewing. Flying cars were for dreamers with no sense of reality – all I wanted was the meal pill. Today that mythical future is a...