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Back to Basics: Squat like a Baby

HAPPY FRIDAY! Later, I will follow up with a Things I’m Loving Friday post. For now, let’s get fitness-y. About two weeks ago, I started Personal Training a friend. It’s been a great experience so far, as I get to know him better and I get to put to use the ACE Personal Training certificate…

Better than Reese’s

Happy Monday! At least…I am going to try to make it a happy Monday…Mondays are tough. I planned on running this weekend but I ended up walking a ton on Saturday and my feet hurt so I did a strength workout on Sunday instead. I decided I REALLY wanted to make a quick graphic for…

The Mistake We Are Making

After I wrote my post yesterday, I had a long chat with myself. I thought about how even running only 20 minutes one day tricks me into thinking that I can consume whatever I so please. This is most likely the reason I definitely jumped on the 3/$5 sale on Cheez-its at CVS on New…

Gobble Gobble

A quick turkey day update, which means lots of pictures. My mom made this awesome peach cranberry sauce for the second year and I am obsessed. She made about 5 cups of it and we ate about 5 teaspoons because there were only 3 of us but I think that that’s perfect because now I…

What Motivates me to Run

Sometimes I plan to run but I just don’t want to run. And then I find a random spark of motivation and I CAN’T WAIT to hit the pavement (or cement or grass or trail.) Things that are currently motivating me: 1. Other people writing about running For instance: THIS GIRL. She spontaneously ran two…

Tribute to Berries and a PSL Welcome

I would like to take this time to write a quick shout out to two of my very good friends–strawberry and tomato. As I prepared my quick post-work snack today (consisting of strawberries and tomatoes), it dawned on me that as Fall creeps in (hooray!) these lovely friends of mine will no longer be in…