What to Eat When You Run and um, Eat

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Since this is my fifth blogaversary I thought I’d go back to where it all started. No, not all the way back there… But to the daily food blog that RER used to be and show you what I ate today. First, I ran. It’s this thing I like to do lately… 6 miles to be exact. Breakfast was egg and toast. Oh, and a lot of iced coffee until I spilled it EVERYWHERE. Like for real B – I … [Read more...]

Happy 5th Anniversary to meeeee

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Today is a very special day! Five years ago today I started an online relationship that grew into something beautiful weird and obsessive and magical… No this isn’t about that guy I met on eharmony, this is about the other someone in my life… Run Eat Repeat Today this little running food fun fitness random mexican travel redhead watermelon blog is 5 years old! I first … [Read more...]

Walking Wednesday and Running Video

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Hello! I am behind on emails and blog work, but I had to get away from my computer this afternoon for a breather. Luckily my favorite walk it out partner was willing to meet me for a stroll. Yes I am rocking orange P-town socks. What what. Marni and Skinny Runner gave me an intervention on my NOLA beverage consumption, but we worked it out and our threesome is back … [Read more...]

Weight Loss Wednesday–Whiffits

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Hello! This morning I set out for an easy 5 miler to see how my legs felt. My ipod and Garmin were both dead, but this is for the best because I like to pay attention to how my body feels after a race. I actually feel pretty good considering I wasn’t totally trained for 26 miles! My quads are a little tired, but I’m not sore at all. Weight Loss Wednesday - Diet Markers A … [Read more...]

Just The Tip Tuesday – Marathon Recovery

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Hello! I am back home and chugging along It felt great to get a full night of sleep in my own bed! But, I still needed (or wanted) massive amounts of iced coffee this morning. I have had problems with alternative milks curdling in iced coffee but TJ’s Almond Milk doesn’t curdle and tastes good. Sheck it out. <- not a typo Just the Tip Tuesday  Today I have a Running … [Read more...]

Leaving New Orleans

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Hello from the sky! Sadly, I’m on my way back home from New Orleans. I had so much fun I didn’t want to leave. This place was all about Running and Funning and Eating – my kinda vacation! Sunday night after the race we ended up scoring a dinner invite for some delicious comida… Then, it was time to hit up Bourbon Street one more time. There were hand grenades and hurricanes … [Read more...]

Rock N Roll New Orleans Recap and BEIGNETS

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Hello from New Orleans!!! This place is the best for eating and running and I’m having a great time. Let me fill you in on the all the food and my RnR New Orleans Marathon Recap… Yesterday I carb loaded at a hole in the wall with some Jambalaya. The service and food were just mediocre so I won’t mention the place. But, this was my first Jambalaya experience and I liked … [Read more...]

Rock N Roll New Orleans Expo

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Hello from New Orleans!!! I am having a blast. Last night I checked out Bourbon St. and it was epic. This hand grenade helped make it even epic-er… This morning I woke up bright and early to watch the ING Run for Something Better kids race. The kids were doing their final 1.2 miles. For more information check out Orange Laces.com I’m going to be making a few announcements … [Read more...]

Foodie and Fitness Fashion Friday

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Hello! I am on my way to the airport to hop on a plane to New Orleans!!! I am so so excited for this trip since I’ll be hanging out with one of my favorite people in the world – Chandra! We met at the Healthy Living Summit a few years back and it was love at first drink… Oh don’t judge, you know you’ve been there. But – let’s get to the point of this whole RER thing – Running … [Read more...]

More Runner Jewelry

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Recently I’ve been throwing around the idea of getting a running inspired tattoo. (I already have one tattoo on my hip.) But, I haven’t been able to decide what or where I want it. I just want to have something on my body that professes my love to running. Eh, not like this but I’m researching… Since I can’t decide on something permanent I’ve become obsessed with … [Read more...]

Love ‘em OR Leave ‘em?

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I am a Brooks Run Happy Ambassador and recently the company contacted me with a fun offer – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day I could outfit someone and take them out on a “Run Happy” date. Being a running shoe nerd, I was super excited to pick out a pair of Brooks running shoes for Ben. I took into consideration – his size, potential mileage and crazy high ballerina arches. I … [Read more...]

The One Where Monica Gives You a Bike

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If you’ve been reading RER for a while you are probably aware that I can appreciate a tasty beverage… Pina coladas in Panama,  don’t mind if I do… And it’s not just beverages that compromise my decision making either, I always have a water bottle with me… and I can drink a Sonic 44 oz. Diet Dr. Pepper like no one’s business. But, even I’ll admit it’s harder to drink … [Read more...]

Clean Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe

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I am on a mission to find a protein bar that’s delicious, but doesn’t use soy as a main ingredient (personal choice to cut back, do your own thing). Welp, that’s not as easy or cheap as I’d like so I decided to try and make my own. I looked up a few recipes and used Jamie Eason’s Cinnamon Swirl Protein Bars as inspiration. Clean Coffee Cake Recipe Dry Ingredients: 1 … [Read more...]

Just The Tip Tuesday–#2 Most Important Piece of Running Gear

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I think a good running shoe is the most important piece of equipment for a runner. But, a good running sports bra comes in at #2 for girls. So, when a company hits me up to review their sports bra I gladly accept because they are expensive and I want to save you the trouble of buying a 50 dollar article of clothing that’s not going to do you any favors Today I tried the … [Read more...]

Breaking RER News

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I got a new laptop! So now I can write mediocre blog posts on a shiny new red computer! I got the one I was looking at last week. I was partial to it because of the color but wanted to be sure it had all my requirements (under inch thick, light, decent battery life, 15 in). After a week of research on laptops I decided to go for it and bought it tonight. I’m super … [Read more...]

Rock N’ Roll Pasadena Half Marathon recap

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Happy Monday! Sorry I’ve been MIA, but I had the most awesome weekend. I did a lot of sole searching and running and eating and drinking – this is the way life should be, right?! My fun started Saturday morning with Coach Steve, he invited me to run a few miles in Rancho Palos Verdes with the Sole Runners. They are training for LA and this is a cut back week so the plan was … [Read more...]