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Greeting the Dawn on Foot

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Hello, friends! Can I get a TGIF?! :) Before I get cracking, I wanted to share that I have updated the Winter Shape Up landing page with the week 2 meal plan! Grocery shopping lists will also be up shortly. Happy shopping, and keep those updates coming through Sunday over on the week 1 meal plan page to enter into the giveaway courtesy of week 1 Continue Reading …

Enjoying the treadmill?!

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Guys, something crazy happened yesterday. Actually, two crazy things. First – the treadmill won out over running outside for the first time in literally, oh, 2 years or so. And second, even crazier – I actually really enjoyed it. Who am I?! Don’t worry, I don’t plan on this blog becoming photos of treadmills instead of pretty early Continue Reading …

The Coldest Run Ever.

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This morning’s run wins a new accolade: it was officially the coldest run I’ve ever done. 12 degrees, with a “feels like –2 degrees” situation from Weather.com due to the wind chill? Yeah, it was really freaking cold. But you know what? It was worth it to spend the morning looking at views like this. Even when it’s this cold… the Continue Reading …

Running D.C.’s Frozen Tundra + A Simple Lunch

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Hello from the polar vortex, aka Washington DC! It’s nice and sunny out today, but MAN is it cold out there and the sidewalks are still a mess of snow, too. I walked over to one of my favorite coffee shops this morning to do some work after being cooped up at home all day yesterday, and my face nearly froze off on the 1/2 mile walk here. Continue Reading …

15 Miles + Cinnamon Rolls of Deliciousness

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Hello from a very snowy DC – it’s really coming down out there! GW is closed today for the weather so the Basic Nutrition class I’m teaching was cancelled this morning; more time to catch up on emails and other work are not a bad thing this week! Lots going on, both with blogging stuff (the Winter Shape Up starts next week – so excited!) Continue Reading …

A Dark & Foggy Run + Fit Gear for the New Year

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Hello, my friends! It was quite the dark and mysterious morning for a run. Anyone else get out there in the fog this a.m.? Continue Reading …

13.1 Tough Miles

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Good morning, my friends! I hope you all had nice weekends. Matt and I ended up staying in DC over the weekend after all and postponing our NC visit for a couple weeks. We were held up on Friday with work and such and Matt also had a cold, so we didn’t want to go and get our nephew sick! I was bummed we weren’t going but it was good to be Continue Reading …

8 Miles Before 8 a.m.

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When my alarm went off a little after 6 this morning for my running date, I REALLY wasn’t feeling it. I’m tiiiiired, I whined to myself. I probably shouldn’t have had those 2 glasses of red wine at happy hour last night, either. I checked my phone: freezing rain and 27 degrees?! Great. I debated texting my buddy Sokphal to see if she still Continue Reading …