Book Review: How to Be Alone by Lane Moore

Life, Reading

Hi Friends! I’m FINALLY getting around to reviewing my first book of 2019! ICYMI, I made a goal to read 20 books in 2019, so I’m trying to keep a good 1.5-2 book per month groove going. This book appeared on a Buzzfeed list about self-help books that didn’t read like self-help books. Since reading […]

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Winter Running Survival Guide (+ Marathon Training Update!)

Life, Running

Hi Friends:) It’s been a bit! I haven’t updated for a few fun reasons: My home wifi was disconnected for a bizarre and ridiculous reasons, so yay. I’ll do a life update post at some point soon, but for now, let’s chat about wintertime running. Here in Boston, temperatures routinely hold just below freezing this […]

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Marathon Training Monday: Two Wintery Weeks + Finding the Joy

Life, Running

Hi Friends:) The last two weeks have been cold an tiring. Also great! Totally great! I spent last weekend in Canada celebrating my niece’s 2nd birthday! It was a blast, but it left me feeling kind of behind and I didn’t have tome to do a training update last week. So here’s how January 21-28 […]

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Friday Faves: January Edition

Life

Hi Friends! When I first started this blogging thing, I hopped on the “Friday Faves” bandwagon, and for a few weeks I really enjoyed it. Then a week or so passed when I didn’t necessarily have any new favorites, and so I felt like I was forcin’ it, which is the last kind of content […]

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20 Thoughts I’ve Thought As A Girl In The Weight Room


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) I’m now three weeks into my 12-week strength training program (Jamie Eason’s Livefit). I was super cardio and running focused for the last few years, so this is a step outside of my comfort zone. I’m loving the workouts, and I’m enjoying the results, but there are some parts of lifting weights that […]

September 6, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: Surviving the Start of Year Crunch


Life

Hi Friends:) It has been way too long since I sat down and wrote a post on here! As soon as I scheduled my last post about my fitness history, see, I got an email from my supervisor. Being a special education teacher is challenging for a lot of reasons. One very annoying reason is […]

September 5, 2017

My Fitness History: Dance, Cheer, IBD and Me


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) So, I’ve gotten a few questions recently about how I got into running, and how I’ve built such an active lifestyle for myself. It’s funny, though; I really don’t have a great answer. No one thing inspired me to get fit. In fact, most of the people and activities that should have gotten […]

September 1, 2017

Friday Faves!


Life, Reading, Running

  Hi Friends:) I’ve been fully, fully enjoying my last full week of vacation before heading back to work next Wednesday. It’s been a super long time since I did a Friday Favorites post, so I thought I’d put one together to recap this week:) This J Crew Factory top that I am so excited […]

August 25, 2017

This Week in Workouts + Fave Music Right Now


Life, Running

Hi Friends:)   I’ve come to accept that my weekly workout posts are more about holding myself accountable than anything else. Aside from following a training plan, I’ve never kept a very detailed list of my workouts; typically I hit the gym and forget what I did there as soon as I leave that day. […]

August 21, 2017

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


Life, Reading

Hi Friends:) I recently finished a wonderful and timely book that you might of heard a bit of buzz about. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is titled after Tupac’s Thug Life acronym “the hate you give little infants f****s everybody,” and the book explores this concept in the most heartfelt, YA friendly way […]

August 19, 2017

How To Choose YOUR Perfect Race!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) I recently signed up for my first post-injury race (hooray!) I’ll be running a 5k on September 17th, and I’m pretty psyched about it:) I’ve run a whole lot of races; many 5ks, almost a dozen halfs, and a full marathon. I’ve run in five states, and I’ve used every mode of transportation […]

August 18, 2017