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October 2013

Words of Gold

Last week I had the good fortune of hearing one of my close friends speak at a moms group I’m a part of. She is a courageous, fun, loving, loyal and strong person. Also, a wonderful mom. Her words…

Namaste November 2013

I have talked before about my lackluster yoga “practice” and am happy to report that my love for yoga is growing. While it may not induce a wild heart rate or tomato face (two of my favorite things), I find tremendous…

Squash the Pasta

My sister introduced me to spaghetti’s doppelgänger when I was in my early twenties. A good friend of her’s was studying to be a dietician and told her of this wonderful thing called spaghetti squash. It looked and tasted…

Fitness Magazine Meet and Tweet LA

One of the reasons I blog is to broaden my community beyond those (irreplaceable) people I interact with on a daily basis. Yesterday I got to do just that at Fitness Magazine’s Meet & Tweet in LA. The six…

Road Rave: Amy Cuddy

On occasion I trade in Spotify for a podcast while on a run or walk. Just this week I listened to a TedTalk by Amy Cuddy that is worth sharing and talking a bit about. Amy is a professor and…

Nike Training Club

UPDATE: NTC recently launched a new NTC app. Read what I have to say about it here. A week ago I got wind of the updated Nike Training Club (NTC) app. I have used the app almost every day…

Second breakfast

Second breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. It’s like a second chance at first breakfast, and I love first breakfast. In my kitchen, first breakfast is usually over by 7:15, and second breakfast timeframe is…

It’s the tail that wags the dog

Many days, I can be found wearing my own version of this from sunup to sundown: You see, I am fortunate to have a lifestyle that allows me to wear comfortable workout gear made of breathable, moisture-wicking fabric. I…

Ten Truths

It has taken me most of my adult life to figure out how to eat well. I have always been conscious of my diet, but only landed on a balanced, healthy, and consistent way of eating a few years…

Tea Talk’n

I have heard it suggested before that in the case of a sweet tooth, a cup of tea is a suitable alternative. I am calling BS on that notion. Come on guys, let’s be real. A cup of tea is…