The Science of Happiness

Happy Thursday! Almost there…almost there…almost there. I just came across this graphic and I had to share. There’s enough info in it that I don’t feel I need to add much, but below the graphic are some things that I pulled from this. Enjoy! Turkey makes you happy?! No wonder I like Thanksgiving so much…although…

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…

Popped Quinoa (WHAT?)

Good morning and Happy Tuesday! The best kind of Mondays are Mondays that are actually Tuesdays….Four day week, here I come! I had a great weekend filled with lots of food and friends. On Saturday night, three of my friends who are moving out of DC had a going away party. Prior to the party,…

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…

Curse the humidity!

Good news: I worked out in my office building gym before work again today–2 days in a row! I am liking this plan so far. Bad news: The 4-6 miles I dreamed of running turned into 2.5 miles running (2 miles between a 9:13-10:00 minutes per mile pace and 0.5 mile at a 8:00 minutes per…

Trial and Error

Remember last week when I said that my goal was to wake up and workout 2-3 times BEFORE work? Well, sigh, that only happened once. I had a feeling that would happen, but I’m still not giving up. I decided that instead of waking up reaaaally early, like crack-of-dawn early, and working out in my…