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Emotional Obesity with Laura Coe

November 24, 2014
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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! If you’ve ever felt emotionally heavy, chronically unfulfilled and detached from your purpose, then you’ll want to peek into this hangout with Laura Coe, Author of the forthcoming book, Emotional Obesity. In this raw interview, Laura and I get […]

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Skoop: Plant-based Protein Powder

November 18, 2014
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  Being an athletic person who is dairy-free and for the most part limits animal products, finding acceptable protein powder for my needs has been a years-long challenge. Most plant-based protein powder that has come before either didn’t blend well, didn’t digest well or had an unpleasant aftertaste leaving me to give up on them altogether.  […]

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Cabo San Lucas ‘Planningmoon’

November 18, 2014
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For most major life decisions, I listen to my head, but there are times when I find my heart wins. Our wedding, in particular, has been more heart-driven.  We chose our wedding venue in the most unconventional way when a couple of months into planning a November NYC wedding (for just two weeks after the marathon), […]

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New York City Marathon Race Re-cap

November 11, 2014
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“Running a marathon is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life.” As I pushed through 26.2 miles of the TCS New York City Marathon, those words rang true for me just as they did 6 years earlier when I ran my first New York City Marathon in 2008.  In case you were wondering, waiting 6 […]

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Timex #OneRelay

October 28, 2014
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As you probably know by now, I’m running the TCS NYC Marathon on Sunday.  You can track my progress using the TCS NYC Marathon App and search by name [Marissa Vicario] or bib number [35644] After four months and more than 300 training miles, the big day is almost here! But before I run the […]

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Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet-up | #FitBlogNYC

October 26, 2014
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Every year, Fitness Magazine hosts a spectacular, invite-only event for local bloggers, appropriately hash tagged #FitBlogNYC.  One of the things I love and appreciate about this event is that it gets me out from behind my computer and offers the opportunity for me to meet bloggers whom I may never have otherwise met. Instead of […]

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20 Miles & Mental Preparation for the Marathon

October 20, 2014
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Last weekend was my longest long run during my training for the TCS NYC Marathon.  That 20 miler haunted me for most of my training.   As much as I wanted to look forward to it and be excited about it, I was too scared. Scared of what? I have no idea. Running 20 miles is daunting […]

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Giving Back

October 6, 2014
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Inspired by Erin’s post (with the exact same title – thanks for the inspo Erin!), today I’m talking about how I use my time and talent for giving back.  I’m fortunate enough to have everything I need. Living in this huge city, I’m reminded every single day I step outside that there are countless others who don’t. […]

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Apple Picking in New Jersey

October 2, 2014
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Living in New York City, for some, can be draining. More and more I’m feeling the need to get out of the city for extended periods of time: overnights, weekends, weeks, months (!!!) …  you get the picture. Where I once turned up my nose at an invitation to go to New Jersey, Long Island […]

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