I was finally at a place where I felt happy with my weight and my appearance. Even though I’ve never been extremely unhappy with how I looked, to be honest I never really felt “content.” I know it might sound crazy, I mean how can you not be content with your body after running a […]Read More Embracing My Broken Body
F45 – have you heard of it? Unless you’re living in Australia where it originated, there’s a good chance you haven’t. Up until this summer, I hadn’t either. But when a former coworker of mine told me he would be co-managing a location in Sunnyvale, I knew it was something I had to try out. […]Read More F45 8-Week Challenge Recap and Results
Don’t you just love when you graduate from college, know exactly what you want to do, and get accepted into your dream job right away?? Oh wait, that didn’t happen to you either? When I graduated college 5 years ago, I would never have guessed I’d be where I am today. Sound familiar? I am […]Read More My Career Journey + 6 Life Lessons
Christmas is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’re knee deep in Amazon packages, holiday parties and wrapping up work deadlines before taking time off. It’s not the easiest time to workout and eat healthy! Planning and prepping meals has been my saving grace during the holiday season so that I’m […]Read More Meal Planning 101
During the holidays we tend to push our health and fitness to the side. We’re busy with Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts, sending cards, spending time with family, traveling and happy hour-ing. The 12 Days of Fitmas is a way for you to end 2017 strong AND set the tone for the New Year with your […]Read More 12 Days of Fitmas
Long weekends are perfect for road trips, good food and relaxing at the beach. Little did we know when we booked our long weekend trip to Carmel that we would also be moving into our new apartment the day before we left… but despite the craziness of the move, we still managed to destress and […]Read More Carmel by the Sea
You didn’t sleep well last night because your mind was racing with the endless list of projects at work. You woke up extremely tired and poured a large cup of coffee before logging on to your emails. You sat in traffic and finally got to the office just in time to sit in meetings all […]Read More For the Corporate Athletes
“Why is it called Grandma’s marathon?” I asked that question multiple times and discovered it was named after a chain of restaurants in Duluth and the race’s first major sponsor. I personally believe that it is called Grandma’s because of how you walk very, very, very s l o w l y and hold up traffic […]Read More Grandma’s Marathon + Post Marathon Plan
After almost two years in the Chicago area, we are packing our bags and moving… to California! As I sit here typing this, it still doesn’t seem real, but in less than 6 weeks, Mo and I will be packing our bags and road tripping to our new home. WHO? Mo, me and Sydney WHAT??! […]Read More We’re Moving!
Trust me… we all have too much on our plate. And I’m not just talking about our social commitments! Overeating is THE reason why we gain weight. It all comes down to this: when you eat more than your body needs, it stores it as fat for later use. And when this happens day after […]Read More Too Much on your Plate?