Michelle's

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My Skincare Routine

Now that I've got my skin care routine dialed in, I wanted to share what I have been using. It has taken me most of the year to get it figured out, but I am so happy with everything now! I don't want to switch anything up because I love how my skin looks. No dryness this winter, no excessive oil in the T-zone, very few blemishes, and even skin tone. I've been using Beautycouter skin care and beauty products…

Winter Running is Tough

Good news: I hit 45 miles for the week. Bad news: My legs still don't feel great after taking a few days off. I don't know what's going on with my legs. My hamstrings constantly feel sore, and they aren't a smooth rubber band when running. It has been extremely icy, which my hip does not like. (The same hip that caused me 10 months of injury last summer/fall/winter.) My hip hasn't hurt me while running--only after running, and not…

Mom’s Whole Wheat Homemade Bread

Fresh, homemade bread right out of the oven is my weakness. The buttery soft dough that is still warm and melts in my mouth is something I've loved since I was a kid. This is the recipe my mom has been using since I was a kid--as I remember many nights her pulling 4 or 5 loaves out of the oven as we sat down for dinner. It was hard to stop at just one piece! It was time to…