April 2013 – Movement Labs

Awesome/Less Awesome: Orlando to Singapore

I’m typing this 5 hours into a 15 hour flight.  I have travel on the brain, so let’s review some of the more (and less) awesome aspects of today’s travel experience so far: AWESOME: I drove myself to the airport.  First time I’ve driven in over 6 months.  I even managed to stay on the […]

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Jersey Best

In the past 18 months, I have lived in no fewer than eight different zip codes (sometimes two at once, and there was a stretch of five months during which I really had no house/apartment/zip code).  So it should come as no surprise that I have pretty liberal definition of the word “home”.  While this […]

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So, it’s been awhile…

Pop Quiz: What’s one thing that a brand new blogger – who is just starting to get involved in the runner-blogging community – shouldn’t do? Answer: Stop blogging for two weeks. Whoops. Apologies, folks.  I didn’t like it any more than you did (she says, deluding herself into believing that some people actually look forward […]

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Good Mornings for a Tuesday (April 9)

Apologies, folks, it’s been a few days.  Things have been a bit hectic over here.  Life is keeping me on my toes! Stress + Running = Holly’s IT Bands Need Lots of Love Thankfully, the ever-faithful foam roller provides! It’s in my suitcase right now… Someone around here has a drinking problem… Yep, one of […]

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2XU Compression Run (2013): Race Report (Part 2)

So, where were we? Ooooh yes, that’s right. Just crossing the starting line at the 2XU half-marathon.  The first part of my race report is here.  But briefly: Thumbs up for the ease of bag check and the cleanliness of the pre-race port-a-potties.  Thumbs down for the wave start that was semi-secret, for the 10 minutes […]

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2XU Compression Run (2013): Race Report (Part 1)

These weirdo pre-race dreams have got to stop.   Time: Around 2 AM on Sunday morning…. …and I was running back-to-back races; I’d just finished the 5K and was refueling before heading to the starting line for the 21K (half-marathon).  I was cheering near the 5K finish line when I looked down and saw that […]

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Sunday, Signday

I need some giggles this morning.  And we haven’t talked about funny signs in awhile.  So let’s do it, shall we? To my celebrating friends: Blessed Easter! To everyone in proximity to Easter candy: Do have a dark chocolate-covered marshmallow egg for me, OK? Any good Easter traditions out there (church, family, friends, food, etc.)? […]

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