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One Small Change I Made to Improve My Health

Between blogging and school work, I end up spending a LOT of time on my computer when I’m at home. That used to translate to a lot of time sitting down being completely inactive, but shortly after we moved in to our apartment in Chapel Hill last fall I discovered something awesome — the ledge (I think it’s called a breakfast bar) between our Continue Reading …

What I’ve Learned Lately from my Blog Readers

Hello, hello! It’s been a busy week here in fANNEtastic food land — finals are approaching and there’s all sorts of group work, papers, presentations, etc. to finish up before the semester ends in two weeks. Matt and I are heading up to Pittsburgh this weekend for Easter so I’m trying to get ahead of the game so I can spend the weekend Continue Reading …

Guest Post: Gretchen’s Journey to Health

Good morning, friends! I have a great guest post to share with you all today from Gretchen! Gretchen is the younger sister of my best friend from high school, Jenny, and I’m also good friends with their brother, Ben. Gretchen has lost 50 pounds since starting her blog last August, and has learned a lot along the way, both about food and herself. Continue Reading …

New Running Training Page & Chobani Winner!

Good morning, friends! I’m excited because: It’s Friday and beautiful out :) I finally updated my About Me page and COMPLETELY revamped my running training page, which now includes all my previous training plans, links to all my running related tips and informational/motivational posts (like my foam rolling how-to video and my Continue Reading …

How to Enjoy a Weekend Breakfast on a Weekday

Check out this awesome breakfast. Doesn’t it look like something you’d make on a lazy Sunday morning, not a harried Wednesday morning before rushing off to class/work? So, how does one enjoy a weekend-style breakfast on a busy weekday? Make the batter beforehand. On Sunday, Matt and I made pancakes for breakfast… and I had some batter left Continue Reading …

Deciphering Speed Workouts at the UNC Track

Thanks for all your great comments on my post yesterday about how to stay healthy when you’re busy! If you haven’t already read the great responses, go check them out. Some awesome advice! One thing a reader mentioned that I forgot to include was to make exercise part of the journey! I try to walk everywhere I can, always take the stairs, and Continue Reading …

How to Make Time for Health When You’re Busy

Last week, I received an email from a reader. She wrote: Hi Anne, I was wondering if you could do a post on managing your time between grad school, exercise and creating healthy meals. I commute to college a total of 2 hours a day, 5 days a week for 4-8 hour days. I have trouble juggling course work, exercising, working part-time and Continue Reading …

Emily from Daily Garnish: Staying Healthy on Vacation

Hello friends! I’m currently flying back to Washington D.C. from Italy, so I would like to share my final vacation guest post! Today’s guest post comes from my friend and running buddy, Emily, about how to stay healthy while traveling. Very appropriate, considering I’ve just been in Europe for nearly two weeks :) Take it away, Emily! Continue Reading …