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…

Things I’m Loving Friday (six)

Happy Friday! Did this seem like the longest week ever to anyone else? 1. This Shirt My mom got me this shirt and I love it. It’s super comfortable and also it has a cat on it so enough said. I wear it a lot…….   2. Rooftop Drinks with my other half before she…

Head-to-Toe Friends

Last night, I had a workout and dinner date with my best friend from college. She e-mailed me a couple days ago proposing the workout date and I was more than happy to oblige AND tack on dinner as well. She will be moving back to the beautiful New Orleans in the early summer, so…

Tumble Over Here, Tumble Over There

Merry Christmas! Today I received an e-mail from Tumblr informing me that my first Tumblr¬†turned 4 years old today! Crazy. I stopped posting on this Tumblr in August 2011 for reasons that aren’t worth sharing, and frankly I forgot it was still out on the interwebs until now. Of course I had to go back…

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…

The Pumpkins Never End

This next post (my 101st!) is going to focus on pumpkins again. If this upsets you radically, you have my permissions to click that little red ‘x’ in the corner of your computer screen. Why am I writing about this on my ‘healthy lifestyle’ blog? Because I think that working in fun social events is…