Sunday Funday at Athleta & Workout Recap

Happy Memorial Day!! I hope everyone has had a great long weekend thus far and don’t forget to honor in some way those servicemen and women who have sacrificed so much for our country. This day is truly about them!  I’m starting things off with a weekly recap of workouts. Since leaving my job a couple of weeks ago I’ve forced myself into some self imposed downtime. It was necessary and having the time has…

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Friday Five: Favorite Summer Fruits & Veggies

First things first, Happy Memorial Day weekend!! I hope you all take a moment to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Over this weekend we also tend to celebrate the unofficial start of summer. And let’s face it – there will be FOOD involved. I love this week’s theme because as it heats up I crave fruits and veggies  – positively crave! Join me, Courtney and Cynthia and many others as…

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Running State of Mind

My entire spring running season has been a personal disaster (dramatic much?) I haven’t felt right at all and didn’t meet any of the goals I set for myself. Moreover, I didn’t have much fun running or racing. The few trips I took overall were awesome and had great company but the runs themselves left a lot to be desired.  ahh yes, my happy place… Exhibit A: Myrtle Beach Half. My first long distance race of the…

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Weekend Update: Learning the Fundamentals

Last week was a bit of a blur. After a few long days and work related dinners I wrapped up on Tuesday. It is a great feeling to be moving on to new opportunities! There was no rest for the weary though as I only had one day of downtime before the second class in my certification program on Thursday and Friday.  The Georgetown Health Coaching certification program is structured with 2 or 3 days of class a month…

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Travel Review: Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh

As part of my Pittsburgh Marathon weekend experience, I had the divine pleasure of staying at the Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh. Why was it divine? Keep reading!! Trips home to Pittsburgh do not usually involve a hotel stay for me, unless you include Mom and Dad’s bed and breakfast ;). This time around I was intrigued by the newly opened Hotel Monaco – formerly housing a law firm – and reached out to them. As an Official…

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