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Gearing up for a Hot Half Marathon + A Reebok Giveaway!

Three years ago on this same weekend, I ran my very first half marathon – ZOOMA in Annapolis. It was insanely hot, I felt terrible the whole time, and I decided I’d never again do a summer race in the DC area. Flash forward three years, and I’ve completed 5 additional half marathons, including 2 earlier this spring (Rock ‘n’ Roll USA and Nike Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

As you guys know, I’m not really into recipes that take longer than about 15 minutes to prepare. I finally hit the grocery store for provisions last night, but yesterday at lunch time I was staring into our (almost empty) fridge and spied some sweet potatoes. In the cabinet, we had black beans and quinoa. And thus this simple and easy recipe was Continue Reading …

Lobster Rolls, Women’s Health Food Tips, & A DC Capital Striders Trail Run!

Guess what I finally experienced yesterday? The famous Lobster Roll food truck in DC! Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas & Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Announcement!

Good morning, friends! Now that you saw what I bought at the grocery store earlier this week, I’ll share a couple quick and easy meals we made with the goods. Continue Reading …

Simple & Healthy Weekday Lunch Ideas

Morning! I have some simple, healthy lunch ideas for you guys today, as a kind of variation on my How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner post! Continue Reading …

Half Marathon Recovery = Yoga Time!

Hello, friends! I hope you’re all having a nice week. Thanks for all the congrats regarding setting a new half marathon PR on Saturday! For those who shared their own new PRs and race successes in the comments – I’m proud of you, too! On Sunday, the day after the race, Theodora and I decided some yoga was in order to stretch out our tight legs. Continue Reading …

5 Mile Run + Strength Workout

Hello, friends! So, I was expecting to be buried under 10 feet of snow by this point but the DC area seems to have completely missed out on the big storm! Not gonna lie, I’m a little bummed. ;) We did get some snow today, but none stuck and it quickly turned to rain. Oh, well! I got in a nice run yesterday in the sunshine because I knew today Continue Reading …

A Beautiful DC Evening Run + Simple Lunch

Morning, friends! I had the best post-work run last night with my friend Sokphal. Continue Reading …