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.  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! 😉 3 am-Zooey wakes up asking for food (she’s 4, typically never does this, […]

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10 Reasons to Drink Water

Keeping hydrated is important specifically through drinking water, and so here are some benefits. 10 Reasons to Drink Water Hydration helps maintain clear thinking and better concentration Flushes toxins from the body Increases metabolism Helps protect joins and organs Helps nutrients and oxygen travel to organs and cells Digestive “regularity” Hydrates eyes while avoiding under […]

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Book Review: Diet Right for Your Personality Type by Jen Widerstrom

This past Friday I got the chance to hear Jen Widerstrom talk about her new book, “Diet Right for Your Personality Type.” Just a couple months ago while I was writing a personal mission statement and listing the people I admire, I wrote “Jen Widerstrom.” The next day I found out via her instagram that […]

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Empty Promises

I literally was just scrolling Pinterest just now, and saw something that made me want to write this post. It was a pin titled: “Lose 10 inches in 10 days!” Not trying to be negative, but seriously? There are so many “fad” diets that have grand promises like this one, but they end up just […]

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Two 2017 Goals

Two years ago my husband started a doctorate program, and I decided then that I would accomplish something big each year in support of his hard work (that way he wouldn’t feel as alone if I’m work towards something too). The first year I’d say having my son, Leo, was the big accomplishment. The second […]

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26 Running Mantras

The number 26.1 is as mystical and magical to me as a unicorn, and so I thought it’d be fun to share 26 mantras with you that you can use on your runs (perhaps a 26.1 mile run)! Why a mantra? Well, they help you during the toughest parts of your runs when you feel like you […]

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217 Things to Do in 2017

Since 2016 has become somewhat famous for being a bad year, I think we need to rock 2017. So here are ideas of things you can do to make sure 2017 is the most positive year ever! 217 Things to Do in 2017: Grow fruit and veggies Start a blog Create a signature drink or […]

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