Today I feel like thinking out loud via quotes. I love a good quote, don't you? My mother still likes to tell the story of the time (from when I was 22) that my soon to be husband wanted a bite of my peanut butter rice cake and I said no. She still can't believe [...]

bagel and salad

Before we get to some of my recent eats from the last few days, I wanted to say thank you for the great comments on Monday's post. It seems more than a few of us are looking to put less of a focus on our next meal. Please remember, this doesn't mean that we aren't [...]

red mango parfait

  I had this Red Mango parfait on Saturday. Can you tell that the Red Mango man made it all wrong? There is a certain system to making the mixed berry parfait which I learned years ago from the Red Mango people! On the bottom: strawberries Then frozen yogurt In the middle: strawberries, blueberries, pumpkin [...]

running path

  So I am still in the mood to mix up my running and workout routine. I did things a little bit differently this week and really enjoyed the changes. Although they are minor changes, I can tell the difference! I wasn't in the mood for the longer Pure Barre sessions during the week so instead, [...]


  I was asked the other day why I think people should read my blog. Whenever I am asked this question, I always respond the same way: You should read my blog because I read my own blog. I reread my own posts often because they either make me laugh or help me get through [...]

Fitness Magazine Meet and Tweet

  Sometimes I really need an escape to Florida to see Heather (and Danielle too) and this week was one of those weeks. I wish life was so simple, like it was when I was in college, back when I could crave a trip and book my flight for the next day! Things just don't work that [...]