Exercise Changes Everything

Happy Thursday! I hope you all are having a great day so far. The weather predicted lots of storms throughout the day in DC today, but so far today has been beautiful! If only the summer could be like this…but no, soon the humidity will weigh down on our every movement and breath (dramatic, I…

Running

How I used to feel about long-distance running: How I feel about long-distance running now: And some random running motivation:

That Day I Talked About Body Image

In October, I was in a best friend’s wedding. It was a beautiful Autumn wedding–while the Weather Channel predicted a downpour, the day couldn’t have been any more perfect. Blue skies, crisp autumn breeze, and the trees were still loaded with orange, yellow, and fiery red leaves. Soon after the wedding, the bride gave us…

Double Digits!

You guys. Yesterday, I ran 10 miles. Did you hear that? TEN MILES!!! Prior to yesterday, my furthest distance was 8ish. I finally reached double digits and I feel so much better about my half marathon, which is in 12 days!!! My run started in Rock Creek Park, where I got to watch all the…

That’s When You Need to Run the Most

Yesterday morning I was supposed to run 7.5-8 miles. After making breakfast and dilly-dallying for about 2 hours, the words “I would be fine with not doing any workout today” actually came out of my mouth. I was feeling very low-energy yesterday morning, and the last thing I wanted to do was go to the…