Category Archives: food

Finally Catching Up

Passing Kentucky Teacher Internship Program (KTIP) – Check Finals Week at U of L (3.825 Cumulative GPA) – Check Home life in balance with great Foster Kids– Check Spring Racing Season– Check Now, I can finally go back to the … Continue reading

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Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole

Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon Recap June 11, 2016 Spontaneous Summer Travel: My brother is living the bachelor lifestyle in Milwaukee, WI as a transportation manager in his post Army career. I thought it would be a good idea for … Continue reading

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Marathon Training is Taking a Back Seat

These days marathon training is no big deal. I have a plan and I have to execute.  Simple as that.  I’ve grown more comfortable with doing my long runs alone and without music.  I am able to maximize my day … Continue reading

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Good Girl Going Bad in Vegas

She’s at it again! For my second trip to Vegas, I chose to stay in the Rush Tower at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.  There are other nice hotels in the area, however, I was sold on the … Continue reading

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Gatlinburg, TN Adventures

Taking a break from marathon training allows me to venture off to other things.  I rented a cabin from Aunt Bug’s over the Memorial Day weekend.  The cabin was fully equipped and located off Parkway light #3 in Pigeon Forge. … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend Birmingham, AL

Nylia and I ditched the sub 0° Kentucky temperatures and made our way to the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Mercedes-Benz events included a Regions Superhero 5K, full and half marathons, relay and a kid’s marathon. There was … Continue reading

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Leaving 2014 on a Positive Note

As this year comes to a close, I would like to archive some family, work and leisure events. According to WordPress stats, the most viewed post on KelsieLou.com was Allure of the Seas.  I get a lot of international traffic … Continue reading

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Golden Milk

1.  Add 1/4 cup of ground turmeric and a dash of ground pepper to a 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil. 2.  Stir over medium heat until a paste forms.  3.  Add 1 tsp of paste to … Continue reading

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Life of a Sports Fanatic

So far, so good with the Trigger Point Needling procedure.  It felt good to loosen up in the pool with a medley of strokes, aqua jogging and 10 minutes in the sauna. I wanted to do Yoga Saturday morning,  but … Continue reading

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How far is a Marathon?

As runners we all have been asked the question: “How many miles is your next marathon?” The word marathon is sometimes substituted for different race distances, even a 5K. The folks at Rock and Roll Marathon issued this infographic that … Continue reading

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