Month: December 2015

Five Awesome Ways to Prepare Bacon

December 30 is International Bacon Day. In honor of this very day, I am posting five of my favorite ways to include bacon with every meal. Bacon Breakfast Quiche This is one of my go-to ways to add bacon. This deep dish delight is easy to make the night before and heats up well the next morning. So, if you’re in a rush, you can slice the quiche, place it into Ziploc bags and warm it up at work. Voila! Bacon every day. For the recipe, click here. The Bacon Milkshake The bacon milkshake is an elusive creature that...

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A reflection on 2015 and Onwards to 2016…

Focus and goals are intertwined with each other in a very logical way. You can change your goals which will obviously change how you focus on things, and you can adjust how you focus on something which could potentially change your goals. 2015 was my first full year of running. I have never been a runner or really participated in organized sports with the exception of a couple years in grade school. When I look back at the year, I realize that this year was not about making my goals in terms of speed, but it was about finding...

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What Running Means to Me

Someone asked me recently what running means to me. I mean, why do I continue running? Why would I run another marathon? What gets me motivated? I’ve been listening to New Found Glory during many of my miles – the “Resurrection” and “Sticks and Stones” albums in their entirety – no skipping. They’re a band that I discovered about 15 years ago, and they’ve stuck with me since. There have been periods that I’ve gone without listening to them, but after two outstanding live shows in the span of a year, they’ve managed to rock back into my playlist. The...

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