Meal Planning Monday

June 23, 2014

With hubs gone, meal planning has been necessary. I’ve been cooking things with leftovers to make it easier to prep Ethan’s lunches (which I usually do the night before). So I decided to give my hand at sharing my meal planning ventures with y’all because well…why not right? Especially now that I’m really focused on […]

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Friday Five: Beat the Heat

June 20, 2014

This weeks’ Friday Five from the DC Trifecta ladies  is about sharing our favorite ways to beat the heat. This week I was pretty lax on my workouts. I’m not training for any particular race right now, Adam was gone and it was stupidly hot even at 6pm when little man and I got home […]

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Fueling with Vega Sport

June 20, 2014

As I’ve decided to start from scratch with my running, I’ve also decided to rethink all my fueling and eating. I think since ZOOMA and my RRCA training I’ve wanted to get my ducks in a row to make sure I’m being the best runner I can be to be the best coach I can […]

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Wednesday Weigh In: Restarting

June 18, 2014

So while Adam went off for two weeks to play Army for his two week annual training. I decided to use this time to get back in good habits. Since we stopped nursing about 8 months ago, I gained 10-15 lbs. You can guess how happy I am about that. Right? So I rejoined Weight […]

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ZOOMA 10k Race Recap

June 16, 2014

My ZOOMA experience in 2014 by far has been the best one. I absolutely loved serving as a ZOOMA Race Ambassador in my community, and I loved the fellow bloggers that I got to meet and make connections with – we had an outstanding group of ambassadors this year and I am so lucky that […]

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Friday Five: Summer Bucket List

June 6, 2014

This week, I’m linking up with some of my favorite DC ladies (and fellow ZOOMA Ambassadors!)  for Friday Five and sharing my top five must dos for the summer.   1. Stand Up Paddleboard – I’ve been saying for YEARS that i want to try this. I recently wrote a piece for Chesapeake Inspired on […]

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Review: Graco Relay Click Connect Jogging Stroller

June 5, 2014

I’m a self-proclaimed baby gear junkie. No lie, I am always looking for the newest and best gear. This is probably based on the 9 months I spent reading mommy blog after mommy blog after mommy blog. It wasn’t surprising when I upgraded our first jogging stroller to a BOB, or when I spent four […]

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National Running Day: Why I Run

June 4, 2014

Today is National Running Day – also known as one of my favorite days of the year. Happy Running folks!   This morning, I got up stupidly early (seriously, pre-6AM wake ups are not regular occurrences) to run downtown with my colleague. Seriously, with a view like this why wouldn’t I go running in the […]

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Friday Five: Race Day Rituals

May 30, 2014

Tomorrow is my first big race of 2014 – I dropped to the 5k from the Cherry Blossom 10 because of the craziness of life and going back to work, and committed to the ZOOMA Half – excepting I’m nursing a calf injury or something of the sort so I dropped to the 10k. Regardless […]

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Zooma Half or Bust?

May 29, 2014

Here’s the thing –  I’m not a fast runner. I do love running but with a life that seems to be constantly 0-60 pace, I find myself back-burner-ing my Zooma Half training more often than not. Lately, while I’ve been fitting in subpar runs when I can and focusing a bit more on strength training, […]

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