7 Miles Before 7am

HAAAAPPY Monday! Or should I say, Happy Cinco de Mayo?! Today is a day for margaritas. Yesterday I skipped my long run in lieu of¬†gallivanting all over DC, and since I knew I was grabbing margaritas after work, I committed to waking up over an hour earlier than usual and completing my long run this…

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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…

Things I’m Loving Friday

One of my favorite bloggers, Julie from Peanut Butter Fingers, does a post every Friday titled “Things I’m Loving Friday.” I always love these posts because they often give me ideas of new things to try–like a book or a lotion–and also because it reminds me to focus on the things that make me smile…

Eat the Rainbow

Happy Hump Day! While my blog is a healthy lifestyle blog and I am a big fan of holistic health and wellness, I realized that I don’t talk about nutrition/healthy eating nearly as much as I talk about fitness, activity, peanut butter eggs, and my obsession with New Girl gifs. Today, I am finally going…

Vegetable of the Day: A-RUUUUU-Gula

Last year, I served as a health coach as part of my job. Part of this role of health coach was to give basic nutrition counseling to college students. The biggest lesson that I learned from being a nutrition counselor was that there is so much more that I need to learn about nutrition. Sure,…

Library Friends

Good morning! Another short and sweet post to start off the morning, but I will probably check back in later today as well. I love the library. I have 5 different library books in my possession right now. It’s actually a little scary. The great thing about DC Public Libraries is that they don’t hound…