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What’s On My Phone Wednesdays: A Run, A Challenge, and an Egg in an Avocado

On the first day of 2014, I went on a run…
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I stocked up on fruits and vegetables in preparation for the For the Glow Resolution Challenge…
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And I tried out a new dish–baked egg in avocado.
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I have big goals for 2014, which I’ll be sharing soon. What are you hoping to accomplish this year?

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The Most Important 2 Miles of My Life (So Far)

One year ago today, I woke up and knew that something was terribly wrong.

As I shifted in bed, I could sense that my right knee was out of alignment. I got up and was able to walk, but it was extremely painful, and my knee would collapse without warning.

I took some ibuprofen, elevated my leg, and put a bag of ice on it. I went to see a doctor, and he told me to continue this treatment.

Three days later my knee swelled to the size of a cantaloupe, and I had to borrow my mother-in-law’s cane to hobble around. The pain had intensified and made it hard to sleep.

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