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

Half Marathons, Marathons, Running, Running Essentials, Tips & Advice, Weekly Workouts

Something New I’m Trying…

I'm trying something new this marathon training cycle, and so far I LOVE it! Guess what it is? NO MUSIC. I haven't listened to music while working out since the beginning of June. I found that whenever I was doing a hard workout, like a long run or hill repeats, I relied on loud, fast… Continue reading Something New I’m Trying…

Breakfast, Dinner, Half Marathons, Lunch, Marathons, My Life, Running, Tips & Advice, Weight Loss

Training & Mini Life Update

Eeek, another hiatus from the blog! Every time I write a "To Do" list (which is every day, I'm the biggest list-maker), BLOG is always on it. Always. But then other things such as grad school work, cleaning, marathon training runs/workouts, etc take priority.. Anyway, I'm here to give a quick life update with the… Continue reading Training & Mini Life Update