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June 2013

Run My World

Running is one of my favorite ways to enjoy and experience the world. I also really like accomplishing things that I think are cool and meaningful (which is totally subjective, I know). Often times I find myself marrying those…

Recipe Homeruns

This weekend marks the first weekend of summer, which makes it one of my favorites. We had big plans as a family – mainly to hit the beach with our friends, but big nonetheless. Unfortunately my youngest daughter Vera…

Spin this: Let’s do it again

So, my obsession with creating spin routines and playlists continues. Last week my friends and I tried this one on for size. Just like the first session we did, it was an awesome and fun workout. The routine is…

A story worth celebrating

On Saturday we celebrated my in-law’s 40th wedding anniversary. It was an awesome gathering with 75 of their closest family and friends. They shared the story of how they met (in 6th grade), how they first started flirting (in…

There is a lukewarm beer with my name on it

I am more likely to achieve a goal if I am honest with myself about my plans to sabotage my success. Let’s look at an example. Goal: only drink alcohol on the weekends. Sabotage tendency: my somewhat chaotic household…

2013, You Are Mine!

At the start of the year, I set some goals for 2013. One of them felt like a long shot, but I went for it: “Teach a fitness class” The goal was pretty half-baked. I hadn’t really thought through…

Friday morning, the triumphs and tragedies

Tragedy #1: Last night, I set my alarm for 5:30 am. I was really excited about the workout I had planned – cardio and toning (arms and abs) intervals. My alarm never went off and instead I woke up…

I shall call you, “Protein Nibbler”

If you’re looking for a quick bite packed with protein (like I seem to be 24/7), you should definitely try out Protein Nibblers. Chalene Johnson posted a recipe on Instagram a while back and since then I have had…

Padded bike shorts? I just don’t know.

I work with a tremendous group of people. There are 10 of us and we have all worked together for 5 years. If I had to describe the group in general it is young, eco-conscious, athletic, dedicated, fun, solid…