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A Simple Dinner Idea + Speedy Runs

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Good morning, friends! Thank you for the great feedback and discussion on my “How to Eat Intuitively – A Guide to Mindful Eating” post from yesterday. Please keep it coming! :) A couple other things I wanted to mention before I get into today’s post – a few of you commented on my Blog Brulee recap post asking for more information on Continue Reading …

Hitting the Ground Running

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Gooooooooooooooood morning! Dragging my butt out of bed this morning to run was well worth it for this: As I always say, waking up early to run sucks big time when that alarm goes off, but just remember how awesome you’ll feel when you’re out there/done. :) That, and having someone to meet really helps! Continue Reading …

A Crisp Trail Run

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Good morning, friends! How is it already Tuesday?! Yesterday was one of those days that totally got away from me – sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day, are there? You know what’s crazy? It’s July but it feels like October. It’s crisp, cool, and breezy in DC today – what a treat! My friend Ashley and I celebrated with Continue Reading …

A D.C-tastic Morning Run + A 5 Minute Lunch

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Good morning! I’m riding a pretty sweet endorphin high right now thanks to an a.m. run with these lovely ladies. I met up with my college buddies Kathleen and Sarah at 7 a.m. down on the National Mall. It had been too long since we all met up since we’ve all been traveling a ton lately! I really missed them – so good to catch up over a Continue Reading …

Humid Running & Healthy Snacking

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Hi friends! I’m back in DC and getting back into the swing of a busy workweek. I kicked off the week on an endorphin high yesterday by dragging myself out of bed for a 6 a.m. CrossFit class, and this morning I was up and out for a run with my friend Ashley! It was a really humid and gray morning, but the views were still lovely down on the Continue Reading …

Worth Waking Up For

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Hello, my friends! It’s Friday – who else is pumped? I’m especially pumped because on Sunday morning, Matt and I leave for the beach for a week long vacation with family! I have been looking forward to this week alllllll year long. :) OBX or bust! I kicked off my Friday morning on the right foot – with a run date, of course! Anyone else? Continue Reading …

Return to Track Workouts!

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This morning marked the start of operation: get my running speed back! My friend Sokphal and I took our standing Tuesday a.m. run date to the track. We ran the 1.75ish miles to get there, and once there, we decided to do a 2 mile workout. For 8 laps, we jogged the curves and ran hard on the straights. I love this track workout – it’s one I Continue Reading …

Freedom Four Miler 2014 Race Recap

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On Sunday morning, Matt, our friend Steve, and I all ran the Freedom Four Miler put on by Pacers running store! Clearly I used the occasion as an opportunity to bust out my American flag compression socks, which were a gift from Running Skirts at the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival last month. Continue Reading …