Weekly Workout Review

Hey! Check it out! It’s another weekly workout review, let’s keep it up! ;P Monday: Rest Tuesday: (non-traditional exercise) house PAINTING! yes it’s true I worked up a sweat! Wednesday: Orange Theory Thursday: Orange Theory (and a sweaty house painting session) Friday: Rest Saturday: Yoga 2-3 Sunday: Orange Theory (and attended a GI Yoga workshop) […]

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Fit Faux Pas

I tried to ignore it when I saw the magazine covers, but when I overheard two young adult ladies talking about it the other night I just couldn’t help but get on top of my soap box. (Step up onto soap box) Ahem, if I can have your attention please! The other night I heard […]

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Sore is the New Black

When I was stretching post-half last Sunday I also felt how sore my chest, biceps and triceps were from my Thursday OrangeTheory workout! My husband laughed at me when I mentioned it. He said, “You just ran a half marathon and you’re complaining about your arms!?” It’s funny because you’d expect me to be moaning […]

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31 1/2, A Turning Point

The past few days I’ve felt a change of season both literally and figuratively. Right now in the Chicago area all blossoms have full out bloomed, the air feels softer, and the sun feels bright, cheerful, and warm on my skin. I feel spring, literally all around us and it is glorious. In the figurative […]

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Naperville Women’s Half Marathon Review

When I realized I was finally going to do Naperville Women’s Half Marathon and that it wasn’t going to be a cold and rainy April day I got super excited! The day before I picked up my packet, hung out, relaxed, ate roasted sweet potato and a turkey burger (my favorite go-to meal), set my […]

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13 Reasons, 13 Miles

A couple months ago I decided that for my second half marathon I wanted to dedicate each mile to someone or something who has really moved me. I’m hoping that it’ll help me get through the tough miles and push harder and faster throughout all of them. So here are my 13 miles: 1. Β Boston […]

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Half Marathon Week is Here!

The week of my half marathon is finally here! I’ve been obsessively checking the weather and seeing the rain percentage creep higher and higher, but as of yesterday it changed to 65 degrees, sunny with 0% chance of rain! Holy cow I think that’s the perfect weather for a run! I’ve been trying to remain […]

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Own Worst Critic

I’ve been a bit MIA lately, and I feel like I’m a broken record saying that, but to be real honest here I’ve been my own worst critic as of late. At the end of November I slipped down two steps and broke my toe having to miss two back to back races a 4 […]

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A Day in the Life

Tuesdays tend to be my most hectic day, and so I thought it’d be fun to share the craziness with you. Feel free to view it as the easy life or the woah how is she still awake by 9 pm! πŸ˜‰ 3 am-Zooey wakes up asking for food (she’s 4, typically never does this, […]

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Two Weeks to a 10k

With just two weeks before my 10k race I fell down a few steps and hit my toe. Initially it swelled, bruised, and felt like I couldn’t move it. It. Was. Frustrating. I couldn’t believe that I possibly could have broken my toe just weeks before my race. Not only could I not train, but […]

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