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Week in Review: Fitness + Food Highlights

Hi friends! I can’t believe it’s already Friday – this week flew by thanks to spending most of Monday on a plane. In-flight wi-fi is so great – I get so much work done on planes nowadays! Now that I’m done recapping my Seattle/Tacoma adventures, let’s do a little fitness + food highlights week in review, shall we? Monday After racing the Continue Reading …

Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs A few weeks ago, now that the warm weather has been here to stay for awhile, Matt and I decided it was time to re-start our home herb garden. Over the past couple years, we have had success growing basil, parsley, and Continue Reading …

On Switching It Up and Embracing Challenges both Physical and Mental

You guys know I’m a big fan of switching it up and pushing myself outside of my comfort zone when it comes to fitness. Whether it’s trying a new-to-me class on ClassPass, or challenging myself to run at paces that are doable but not exactly comfortable, I am a big believer in doing something every day that pushes your limits in a positive Continue Reading …

Weekend Fun

Hi friends! Thank you for the great comments on my “The Importance of Slowing Down” post from yesterday! I’m happy to report that I am writing this post with all my various email inboxes closed. ;) Anyway! I wanted to check in today to recap our weekend! It was a really busy but fun one – full of a lot of wedding-related festivities! Lara, one of Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

Hi friends! Thank you for your great comments over on my How to Stay Healthy While Working in an Office post! Keep them coming. :) I have all sorts of randomness to write about today so I figured it would make sense to put it all into a things I’m loving lately post. Enjoy! Toast with nut butter and Greek yogurt File this under “sounds weird, Continue Reading …

Week in Review + Colorado Bound!

Hi friends! I was up wayyyyy early this morning (like, 3 a.m. early – oof) to head to the airport – I’m off to Colorado for the annual symposium for SCAN, which stands for “Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition” – they are one of the practice groups within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. I’ve never been to their conference before Continue Reading …

Recent Adventures in Food & Fitness

Happy Friday, friends! I’m so glad many of you enjoyed my Simple Tweaks for a Healthier Life post. I loved the tips you all added in the comments section, too – please keep them coming! Throwing whatever you’re eating on top of salad/spinach is one of my favorite tips that was shared – I do this all the time. Exhibit A: yesterday’s lunch! I Continue Reading …

Running Laps + Eating Mexican

Hi friends! I made it back to the track this morning! After doing my Tues/Thurs speed sessions last week while in Canada on the treadmill (proud of myself for making that happen), it felt good to be outside again, and having someone telling me exactly what to do. :) I felt good this morning – we started with a 3200 (8 laps aka 2 miles) at Continue Reading …