Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. Why “The Chicken Scoop”?  Well, when I started this blog, we had just gotten a small flock of chickens and the name just stuck!  I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Cold Weather Running Needs

It’s that time of the year! On Monday, it was like 68 degrees outside. Today, it is 30. I’ve already done a blog on Night Time Running Gear so why not Cold Gear?! I’ll start at the head and work my way down. LoL.

(To look at any products, just click on the picture and it will take you to a website where I found

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Night Time Running Needs

This morning, I walked out my front door to this:

It’s time to get some night time running gear… ::sigh:: Normally I like new running gear but the thought of running in the dark is killing me. Anyway, here is the plan, input is welcome!

Reflective Gear You might not remember, but at the Philly Rock and Roll Expo, I bought a running jacket that

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New Fitness Gadget: The FitBit

The FitBit

My friend Lauren (over at Dimples Does It) has had this little contraption for a while now so she is much more experienced with it.  I just got it on Sunday and used it for the first time yesterday but I will tell you what I know so far!

Basically, its a little clip on tricked-out pedometer that you can wear anywhere on

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Weekend Excitement: No Rest Again!

Wow it was yet another crazy weekend!  I don’t know how to be mellow I guess.  LoL!

Friday, I was just itching to get out of the house.  I had had a long week and really just wanted a night out with Rob.  We decided to head down to the outlets to look for new cleats for him and running pants for me.  Rob wasn’t

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Weekend & 5K Report!

Will I ever get a completely free weekend?  No, I don’t think so either.  Ah well, at least it makes for interesting blogs.  I wish I had more time yesterday to blog so I could have split these up.  Anyway!

Friday, I was feeling super cute in my new jeans from Target for 4.95!  AWESOME!  So I snuck a picture in the bathroom at

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Officially Barefoot!

First, I enlisted the services of my chauffeur Then we headed out to a “local” running shop about an hour away that my friend Tiffany pointed me toward. There is a closer running shop but I heard it was no good. I decided to just make the trip to this one. Anyway, it was the Haddonfield Running Company I was happy to see the rain

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