Marathons · My Life · Running · Tips & Advice

Why I Gave up Refined Sugar for 60 Days

Towards the end of January, I decided to give up refined sugar for Lent. I did this for Lent last year and was successful, so I thought, “Why not do it again?” I’m always up for a good challenge! But I soon realized that Easter was just a couple weeks before the New Jersey Marathon… Continue reading Why I Gave up Refined Sugar for 60 Days

Holiday · My Life · Tips & Advice · Weight Loss

Resolutions/goals/habits for 2017

Well, it’s the start of a new year and you know what that means – NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS! Personally, I don’t mind the term “resolution”. I think if anyone is trying to better themselves then that’s great. But I also think “goals” and “habits” are other ways you can put it if you personally don’t like… Continue reading Resolutions/goals/habits for 2017

Breakfast · Dessert · Dinner · Lunch · My Life · Protein Shakes · Recipes · Tips & Advice · Weight Loss

So, how did I lose 25 pounds?

Lately, I’ve received a lot of questions asking how and what I ate to lose 25 pounds back in 2015. And the short answer is: everything! 🙂 Now, I know that’s not specific at all and probably not helpful, so I thought I’d share a few more details. I do want to preface this post by saying… Continue reading So, how did I lose 25 pounds?

Half Marathons · My Life · Running

Frosty Half Marathon – Thank you, Robert.

Do you have a friend who is always down for crazy, spur of the moment ideas? My friend, Natalie, who lives in Boston is one of those friends. Natalie and I “met” through Instagram. Last December, she and I both ran the Happy Holidays Half Merrython in Gloucester, MA. We didn’t know each other, but while… Continue reading Frosty Half Marathon – Thank you, Robert.

Marathons · Running

Charlotte, NC – Marathon & Girls’ Weekend

Earlier in November, I traveled to Charlotte, NC to run the Charlotte Marathon. It was my first time visiting the city and I absolutely loved it. I arrived on Thursday evening and the city was lit up in purple lights welcoming runners and celebrating the races that were scheduled for that weekend. I met up with… Continue reading Charlotte, NC – Marathon & Girls’ Weekend