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June 2014

Nike Training Club: Get Lean Program Recap

I recently wrapped up my second training program with Nike Training Club. After a great experience with the NTC Get Toned Program, I decided to try the Get Lean Program. When creating my program, I chose the intermediate level and…

The Day Drinker

Last weekend I went on a 36 hour staycation with some of my best buddies. We stayed local to maximize our time together and be close to the 12 kids we left behind(!!!!). The weather was gorgeous in Newport…

Dear Cellulite

Dear Cellulite: You have been on my mind a lot lately. And, there are a few things that I would like to get off my chest… First, how dare you? Can’t you tell that I take careful precautions to…

This is how to eat an egg

How do you like your eggs? Sunny side up? Over hard? Over easy? Scrambled? Poached? I like my yolks runny, so my eggs must be over easy or poached. On occasion, I (may) settle for scrambled. Runny eggs are awesome…

Happiness: some good insight and a worthwhile challenge

A few months ago I met a new friend on the internet. Sarah wrote a blog post about her yoga journey that I found via Ekam Yoga’s blog. And, I have been following Sarah via her blog (Whoorl) and Instagram…

My Dad, The Runner

I was in 3rd grade when my dad handed me a can of green spray paint. My sister, brother and I loaded into the family van and my dad drove away from our house. He watched the odometer closely and…

The time the Vitamix ate its own

I have a thing about keeping appliances out of sight when they’re not in use. The toaster is in a drawer, the coffee grinder & coffee maker are in a cabinet and the cheap ass blender is at the bottom…

Vegetable, White Bean and Turkey Soup

Although it is June and Summer is just around the corner, I made soup for tonight’s dinner. (Did you catch that, it’s not even 2pm and dinner is ready to go!) The soup was prompted by the mishmash of…

Pump Up The Jam

Before the iPod, there was the Discman. Remember that? The Discman was actually super cool because it played CDs, not tapes. Back in those days, I used to schlep my Discman with me on all my runs and from…

Feeling Like a Schmuck

My three year old daughter, Reece, is in dance class. She loves the weekly ballet/tap sessions at the studio, but doesn’t enjoy the recitals. At the Christmas Show, she cried and refused to go on stage without me. So, I had to accompany…