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Weekend Adventures: A Wedding + Hiking the Labyrinth Trail at Mohonk Mountain House

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Hi friends! Matt and I spent the weekend in upstate New York (Kingston/Annandale-on-Hudson area) to celebrate the wedding of our friends Stephanie and Alex. Besides the wedding (more on that in a minute), one of the big highlights was a cool hike/rock scramble that Matt and I did on Saturday afternoon pre-wedding! I heard from one of my Continue Reading …

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

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Hi friends! I’m coming to you from my brother’s place in Tacoma this morning, but will be headed off to the airport and back to DC shortly! I had an amazing weekend here in Washington State for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with the Brooks team. I’m going to spend the plane ride organizing my photos and working on my race recap and Continue Reading …

Weekend Fitness Fun

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Hey friends! I had such an action packed weekend that I’m going to split it into two recaps. First up is the fitness adventures, and coming tomorrow, I’ll share a recap of my new favorite hotel and restaurant where Matt and I spent Saturday night with our families for Mother’s day. It was wonderful! It’s about an hour and a half outside DC – any Continue Reading …

Colorado Springs Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m on my way back to DC from Colorado after a great long weekend full of learning and outdoorsy adventures. As you know, I was there for SCAN’s annual symposium; SCAN (sports, cardiovascular, and wellness nutrition) is a practice group within the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Going to conferences like these is always a Continue Reading …

Hiking Sugarloaf Mountain in Maryland

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Hi friends! It’s back to work today after a wonderful day yesterday playing hooky. After working for a few hours in the morning, I treated myself to a 10 a.m. yoga class at Blue Nectar Yoga in Falls Church via ClassPass. I’d been to the studio once before ages ago and really liked it, so I was excited to go back! I enjoyed the class – low key Continue Reading …

Switzerland Finale

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Welcome to the finale of my Europe adventures! After a wonderful day of hiking near Lucerne, Switzerland, the second to last day of my trip began on a ferry. My friend Melli and I took the ferry from Vitznau to Lucerne, which was about an hour, so we could explore the city. It was more fun than driving! :) Continue Reading …

Hiking Rigi Mountain near Lucerne, Switzerland

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From Geneva, I was back on the train for the final leg of my European adventure: meeting up with my German friend Melli for some hiking near Lucerne! Melli and I first met when we were randomly flatmates while both living in Prague back in 2009. We’ve been good friends ever since – she even came to our wedding all the way from Germany! She lives Continue Reading …

July 4th Weekend Highlights

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What a fun weekend! DC had gorgeous weather (which is VERY unusual for 4th of July – it’s usually brutally hot) and Matt and I took full advantage. On Friday morning, I got in a nice run – 5 super hilly miles – and then Matt and I parked ourselves at our apartment pool for the day. That evening, we watched the DC Fireworks via kayak with my Continue Reading …