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Biking & Outdoor Movies

Hello and happy Sunday! I have had SUCH a fun weekend so far. Let’s rewind a bit — starting with Friday! The weather was gorgeous and my friend Lauren and I decided a late afternoon bike ride was in order to celebrate the end of another busy week. Perfect example of one of my favorite kinds of workouts — fresh air AND a fun friend date. :) Continue Reading …

Labor Day Weekend Highlights

Hello and happy Labor Day! I hope all of you in the U.S. are enjoying a day off from labor today :) Matt and I have been enjoying our long weekend here in Chapel Hill. So far, highlights included biking: Look — we came across some belted cows!! “What you lookin’ at?!” We also had a nice 4 mile trail run yesterday over Continue Reading …

Home Again, Home Again!

Hello, hello! I’m back in Chapel Hill and getting organized after my whirlwind few weeks of vacation (stay tuned for a fun recap of it all tomorrow)! I love traveling, but I love my real life, too. :) It’s nice to be home again, especially since I got to see this guy! Matt and I went for a nice bike ride yesterday after I arrived home from Continue Reading …

Buckner Mission Man Sprint Triathlon Recap!

Yesterday was me and Matt’s very first triathlon! It was really cool to actually do something that I’ve read/heard so much about. Triathlons involve some serious logistics — I was impressed with how well organized this race was! We did the Bucker Mission Man Triathlon in Burlington, NC. Burlington is about an hour away; we had a Continue Reading …

Triathlon Training Continues: Brick Workout #2!

Hello, hello! Thanks for all the great feedback on my new blog header! I’m so glad you guys love it, too. It’s so weird to come to my blog and have it look so different, heh! A huge thank you to my awesome graphic designer Bailey, who designed the header for me. If you’re looking for graphic design services, give her a holler! She also made Continue Reading …

Bike + Run: Our First Triathlon Brick Workout!

Hello and happy Sunday, friends! Matt and I have had a great weekend here in Chapel Hill. Yesterday, we did our first “brick” workout for triathlon training! A brick workout is just a bike workout followed immediately by a run. I’m not sure why it’s called brick, but I’m guessing it’s because that’s how your legs end up feeling ;) Continue Reading …

Biking the Potomac & Salads at Sweetgreen

When I was packing to come up to D.C., I checked the weather and saw it was going to be especially gorgeous yesterday, on Saturday. I decided to throw my bike in the car and take advantage of the opportunity to hit up some DC trails! I went out yesterday morning without any real thoughts on how far I wanted to go — I just figured I’d see how Continue Reading …

An Easter Brunch Feast & A Daffodil Run!

Good morning! I’m back in Chapel Hill feeling refreshed after my nice relaxing weekend in Pittsburgh. It was SO worth it to spend all last week busting my butt so I could take the weekend off from homework! Only 1.5 weeks until I’m done with my first YEAR of grad school. Bring it, finals! I hope you all had a nice (Easter, if you celebrate Continue Reading …