Journal

Today is the RUNWAY!

Two Days Ago… Our bags are packed and loaded. Party dresses and workout clothes and toiletries and five types of shoes and baby gear…the industrial seams of giant roller bags visibly straining to contain it. I swoop into my long

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They’re Heeeere…Little Wing Has Arrived

Little Wing, (my new training group here in Bend,) kicked off today, AT LONG LAST! For months it’s been in the works. The initial sparks came from long, late night talks with the Lesko’s, (the brilliant investors in Oiselle I

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The World Champs. Does a Body Good.

The World Championships for Track and Field has been going on this week (in case you’ve missed it) and today was the Women’s 5k final. My event. Molly Huddle and Shannon Rowbury finished 6th and 7th, right behind a cluster

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One Month Later

The first four weeks of Jude, the week by week body transformation (photos of course), and what I’m doing specifically to get my fitness back.

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OMG, A BABY!

It started with a stuffed jalapeño wrapped in bacon. Okay, it was four stuffed jalapeños wrapped in bacon. We take “Game of Thrones” night seriously in the Fleshman-Thomas household. Six family members, bonded by a hatred of Joffrey Baratheon and a love

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Tiny Baby Completes First Race

For Immediate Release (via Fleshmom and the Aviator) TINY BABY COMPLETES FIRST RACE Bend, OR, USA – Jude Eiger Thomas (JET) completed his first triathlon when he successfully exited mother Lauren Fleshman’s womb at 10:03pm on June 10, 2013. His

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Moving from “Fugly” to “Must Have”

I’m not exactly a natural when it comes to fashion. I’m more of what you’d call a “late-adopter.” The earliest signs of my affliction were in elementary school in the 80’s when little girls started transitioning from leggings to jeans.

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New Website! The Story of ALF.

Ask Lauren Fleshman was started in January 2010 in a booth seat at the Flying Star Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jesse and I were sitting opposite one another playing “laptop battleship,” the made-up game where two or more people

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Mini Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pie

This is a recipe by one of our most awesome Picky Bar fans, Lisa McClellan—who writes a blog called RunWiki.org. She was so kind to let us use her recipe and blog post on the website. Thanks so much Lisa!

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Don’t Go Pro Without a Posse

So this is the kind of stuff I’m talking about when I talk about Oiselle’s commitment to fangirl-ness. It’s a spoof video of course, featuring pro runner Kate Grace and the Oiselle crew, about the posse of a pro female

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