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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon 2016 Race Recap

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On Saturday, I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon for the 5th time! This is one of my favorite races and this year was no exception – I had a blast out there. :) For the past couple years, I’ve run this race “just for fun” at a casual pace with friends. I love racing but sometimes it’s fun to do races without worrying about pace and with Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hey friends! What a fun weekend – as you know, on Saturday morning I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon for the 5th time! We had perfect running weather – cloudy and cool – and my legs felt fresh and speedy. You already know how I did via Instagram, but I’ll share a full recap of the race tomorrow! :) But first – my non-race weekend Continue Reading …

Half Marathon Ready + Fitness Week in Review

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Hi friends! I’m getting pumped because tomorrow is the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC half marathon (<—last year’s recap)! This is one of my favorite DC races – I first started running it in 2011 when it was still the National Half Marathon, then ran it again in 2013 and 2014 and 2015 when it became a Rock ‘n’ Roll series race! Hard to believe this will be my Continue Reading …

Blue Apron Giveaway + Coupon Code!

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Thank you to Blue Apron for sponsoring this post! The first 50 readers to sign up for Blue Apron using this link will get two free meals on their first order. Hey friends! I have an awesome giveaway for you today – a free week of Blue Apron meals! As you guys know, Matt and I are huge Blue Apron fans – I’ve been partnering with them every few Continue Reading …

Happy National Registered Dietitian Day!

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Happy National Registered Dietitian Day, my friends! I thought in honor of the “holiday” today I would share some of my best nutrition tips and RD-related advice here on the blog from over the years, plus links to some of my favorite fellow RD bloggers. It’s crazy to think that I’ve been a dietitian for 3 years now – how time flies! In December Continue Reading …

Why I Show Up Early for Yoga

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A few months ago, I started doing one small thing differently: showing up a little early for yoga class. It had started to occur to me that while yoga is my calming happy place (see also: Why I Love Yoga), I was often cutting it really close on timing, showing up to class with seconds to spare, harried and stressed. I was joking with it about a Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hey friends! Matt and I stuck around town this weekend and it was nice to have a weekend at home! On Friday night, we stayed in and made a Blue Apron and watched some of the new season of House of Cards (so good/intense – anyone else a fan?). On Saturday morning, I had a nice relaxing morning reading the paper and enjoying some avocado Continue Reading …

Friday Fun

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Happy Friday, my friends! I hope your week is ending on a high note. Here’s one of my high notes from this week: My friends Heather, Sokphal, and I met up for a morning run date yesterday and of course had to stop to snag a sunrise shot! It was cold but refreshing out – and we practically had the Lincoln Memorial to ourselves. Sorry for the face Continue Reading …

2016 Travel Plans

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Thank you to TripAdvisor for sponsoring this post! Book any hotel through TripAdvisor.com in the month of March and be automatically entered to win incredible prizes – more details at the end of the post. #BookToWin As you guys know, I LOVE to travel. (See also: my enormous blog travel page which includes all my work and personal travel adventures Continue Reading …

Adventures in Food + Fitness

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Happy Wednesday! It’s a cold and very windy one over here – so lame after the gorgeous warm weather we were teased with earlier this week! I even busted out a sun dress yesterday and a skirt Monday – and now today it’s back to scarves and hats and they are predicting snow for Friday. What the heck, weather? Oh well – I guess it’s a good excuse to Continue Reading …