Marathon Training: How I ran 11 miles using Chi and Gatorade


More on my California adventures to BlogHerBET in a bit, but did I mention I ran 11 miles for my Eugene Half Marathon training on Sunday? Well I did, with a little help from Gatorade, the Chi Running techniques I learned from Keith’s workshop, and the encouragement of Rebekah and new friends we met at […]

On March 31, 2011, in Running, by juliejulie

Lunch at Apple’s Cafeteria in Cupertino


I ate lunch at Apple last week when I was in Cupertino, on my way down to BlogHerBET, and I have the video to prove it. This is my review of Apple’s Cafeteria, and their employees. I got to meet Alejandro, the chef who makes the world famous KH Toast my friend Kristin invented. He has […]

On March 30, 2011, in Food, Travel, by juliejulie

Scotch Tasting with the H&R Block Guy in California


Lining up for free drinks: The Spirit Mistress, Kristin, the cute waiter, and me! I drove to California last Wednesday to attend the BlogHerBET Women’s Entrepreneur Conference in Santa Clara, and to see my friend Kristin. Because I needed an adventure, and apparently driving 1200 miles in four days, through snow, sleet, and hurricane-like wind and rain […]

On March 29, 2011, in 1, by juliejulie

High 10: How my running partner ran 10 miles without me


I’m a long run dropout. Alas dear loyal readers and cheerleaders, I must confess, I did not make my 10 mile goal this weekend for my Half Marathon training schedule. But my running partner Rebekah did, so Yay her! I truly am pleased as punch for her, and proud too. I wish I could say […]

On March 14, 2011, in Running, by juliejulie

Let’s go to the movies: “My Run” movie screening March 31st, nationwide


The “My Run” movie is about a guy named Terry Hitchcock age 57, who ran 75 consecutive marathons in 75 consecutive days to help spread awareness for breast cancer. It’s playing in movie theaters nationwide for one night only, on March 31st, 2011. I’m going, and I hope you do to! You can find the […]

On March 13, 2011, in Club Meetups and News, by juliejulie

Mommy Makeover: From Frumpy to Fabulous with One Good Hairdo!


Okay, those pictures of me in the purple dress are pretty bad. I can’t believe I walk around like that. And you guys let me! Ah well, whaddya do.. I love my new hair! It’s funny how much of my self-esteem is tied up in how I look. I wish I could say it’s not […]

On March 11, 2011, in Fashion, Hair, Middle-aged Angst, by juliejulie

I Need a Makeover! The De-Frumpinization of @juliejulie


I have to fess up: I take a lot of pictures of myself for this blog, but usually only post the good ones (except when I let you see my bad hair on purpose!) So, some of you who don’t know me in real life, may think I’m a bit more…uh…less frumpy than I really […]

On March 10, 2011, in Fashion, Hair, Middle-aged Angst, by juliejulie

Running for Waffles at the Winery: Run Momma Run Brunch, Silvan Ridge


We drove to the country. We ran. We ate waffles, we drank mimosas. And we laughed. It was a good Sunday! Thanks to Laura McClain of Run Momma Run, every delicious Off the Waffle was perfect, the Silvan Ridge Early Muscat wine was sweet and crisp, and the talk by Cathie Twomey Bellamy of the […]

On March 9, 2011, in Club Meetups and News, Running, by juliejulie

Running with Oranges: Paleo Style Half Marathon Training


Oh yes, we do rock, actually!. We just ran NINE miles! And, not only did we not die, but we actually felt pretty good. And, we both mentioned, right at about 8.5 miles, that maybe, just maybe we could do this silly Half Marathon in May after all.  And we will. This is the farthest […]

On March 5, 2011, in 1, by juliejulie

The Jeep Jog Stroller Review, and how I ran 8 miles, and lost 10 pounds eating Paleo!


This is the story of how I ran 8 miles last week, and how I’ve lost 10 pounds since I started the Paleo diet four weeks ago. I know it, I can barely believe it myself, but scales don’t lie. And neither does the mileage tracker on Baby Ruby’s new BOB Jeep Jog stroller, or […]

On March 4, 2011, in Running, by juliejulie

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