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A Veteran’s Day WOD + An Easy Dinner with Packed Lunch Leftovers

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Hello and Happy Veteran’s Day! A big thank you to the brave men and women who have served our country, and to their families, too! I hope you take some time to thank a veteran you know (or don’t know!) today. Anyone in DC going to the tribute concert down on the national mall? My Crossfit gym got into the spirit this morning – we did a Continue Reading …

Lessons on Challenging Yourself from CrossFit

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Hi friends – I made it to 6 a.m. CrossFit today! It was super gloomy and humid out – perfect for an indoor workout. It’s always hard to go to CrossFit when the weather is awesome because I just want to be outdoors. This morning was definitely not one of those days. ;) Apparently everyone else was sleeping in because there were only 2 of Continue Reading …

A Speedy Run, CrossFit Fun + Local Produce

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Good morning, my friends! I had such a good run this morning – one of those runs where you just feel awesome. Don’t you love that? It certainly doesn’t happen every day, so I made sure to appreciate it even more. :) Even though getting up is hard, I really love being up and out before most people are. I met up with my friend Sokphal at Continue Reading …

CrossFit & Recent Eats

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Morning, my friends! It’s Friday, Friday Fridayyyy… and I started my morning with a little 6 a.m. Crossfit. So good to get up and get it done! For those who haven’t tried Crossfit before, a Crossfit class is usually 1 hour long and split up into 3 sections – a warm up (today was 1000m row + 15 pushups, 15 V ups, 15 shoulder pass throughs) Continue Reading …

I’m Baaaack!

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I’m back from Europe, friends! The past 2 weeks were amazing – filled with good friends, many adventures, lots of pastries and cheese and bread and rosé wine, miles of running and hiking and walking and biking, delicious dinners that lasted late into the evening, and a lot of relaxing, too. Taking a breather from technology while I was away Continue Reading …

This Week’s Dinner Challenge + Workouts

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Good morning, friends! It’s weird that it’s already Thursday, huh? Short weeks go by so quickly! On Tuesday night, which felt like Monday, it was Matt’s night to make dinner per our weekly dinner challenge. (Every Tuesday, we alternate one person being in charge of finding a cool new dinner recipe to try, just to keep things interesting!) Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workouts + Miami-Bound!

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Hello friends – happy Friday! I’m currently at the airport waiting for a flight to Miami for a fun blog trip this weekend! I’m actually not going for BlogHer Food, even though we’ll be staying in the conference hotel... you can see what I’m up to on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, as usual. :) On the food front, I had a great meal Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Good morning and happy Friday, my friends! I’m really excited because Matt and I are headed down to Chapel Hill, NC this weekend for the wedding of one of my grad school BFFs! I can’t wait to see everyone and play in our UNC stomping grounds. We already have all sorts of fun things lined up – dinners and brunches and runs and yoga and, of Continue Reading …