Saskiasmom - argh, plugged ducts are no fun. I've been successful with hot showers/warm cloths before nursing, massaging the area while nursing, and I second the thing about the chin pointed towards the spot. I hope it resolves quickly. I am amazed you still want to run... you must have a stellar bra!
I printed out the pumpkin and black bean soup recipe and I am hoping I can talk DH into trying it next week. We have an uncarved pumpkin and besides pumpkin bread and muffins, I need ways to use it up. Plus I have this fascination with recipes with black beans and anything orange (like sweet potatoes). I haven't actually tried any yet but I have a bunch lined up, DH just derailed me this past week with the Portabello Penne casserole thingy.
Shantimama - good luck with the painting. We painted our bedroom (walls, doors, and trim, but not ceiling thank goodness) when we moved in and I found it so stressful. We still need to do DD's room but I am debating having it done (so I can be mad at them instead of myself for any mistakes) versus being frugal and doing it ourselves.
We are planning to go to the track tonight so I can run intervals. I am a little achy today, but nothing that shouldn't work itself out. Also, my knees are doing better. The issue is still there but no serious pain. I am practicing leaning forward while running downhill and it is amazing how much less jarring it is.
Hope everyone is having a great day!