1 comfortable bed
2 strategically placed ice bags
A limp hand holding the TV remote
A book you most likely won't have the energy to read
And lastly, someone special to take a picture of you at your most exhausted.
Anderson, 46, shared her recovery with Twitter fans in a photo (below) after running the five-borough route with her brother Gerry – and helping to raise nearly $76,000 for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, which aims to save lives and bring sustainable programs to the impoverished Caribbean nation devastated by the 2010 earthquake.
The star finished the race in 5 hours, 41 minutes, according to the marathon's site, and summed it up in one word: "Ouch!" Not bad, Pam – now rest up.
Click here to see this year's marathon winners.