The ODDyssey Half Marathon: Race Review

Why hello there! It’s a gloomy Tuesday here in Washington, DC, but I am hoping that a storm will help kill off some of the current humidity. Living in a swamp is no fun.   Sunday morning I was up bright and early around 5:20am. The night before, I laid out everything I needed: Tutu…

My Favorite Yoga Poses

Good morning and Happy Tuesday! Last night I went to a Power Yoga class at Stroga. Power Yoga classes sometimes intimidate me because often times all I want to do is stretch and lay on the floor, but I also love them because they make me feel POWERFUL. Get it? Even though there were some poses…

The Week Before

One week until my second half marathon! If you’ve been reading (it’s okay if you haven’t, promise), you know that I have been dealing with plantar fasciitis and IT Band problems, so my training hasn’t been as intense as I originally planned. As I start planning my week out, I wanted to consult the experts…

Walk It Out

Happy Friday! Today’s post is not going to be a Things I’m Loving Friday post–I’m going to wait until I have more new things to share with you before I post another one 🙂 From Tuesday through Thursday of this week I was in Indianapolis for work. This was my fourth time going there since…

IT Band Woes…I’m Stuck in Virginia

My Memorial Day consisted of the fabulous breakfast at Open City, followed by a run. I saved the entire day for my long run, and while i was slightly dreading it due to the heat, I was also excited to get 10 miles in. When I set out at 11:30am, it was about 80 degrees, sunny,…

Healthy Hogwarts Stairs

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the new Milken Institute School of Public Health building at The George Washington University. As some of you may know, I completed my undergrad degree in Exercise Science and my graduate degree in Public Health at GWU, so I have been a GWU School…