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Midweek Update

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      1 comments

Monday - AM bike ride, PM zumba class > DONE! 5 mile road ride in the morning, 60 min zumba class at night, and I even squeezed in a 1 mile jog/walk on the treadmill (with incline) before class! Also did 10 min ab workout using the free "da... Read more

Workout Plan

Sunday, July 28, 2013      2 comments

Workout plan for the week: Monday - AM bike ride, PM zumba class Tuesday - Running interval workout Wednesday - Rest Thursday - Swim 500m, Run 1.5mi (brisk) Friday - Bike ride Saturday - Zumba, Run 45 min (easy pace) Sunday - Re... Read more

Training for my first Triathlon

Monday, July 15, 2013      2 comments

One of my coworkers signed up for a ladies-only triathlon, and it sounded like a neat experience so I signed up, too! It's a 400 meter swim, 9 mile bike ride, and 3.1 mile run. I have run 5Ks, 8Ks, and 10Ks. I have never, EVER swam or b... Read more

Baby Girl's First Birthday!

Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

My gorgeous girl turned 1 on July 11! We did a butterfly party and it was completely DIY - ... Read more

10K Results!

Saturday, April 13, 2013      5 comments

I live near Richmond, VA and this was my fourth time participating in the Ukrop's Monument Ave 10k. 2010 - 1 hour, 46 minutes 2011 - 1 hour, 51 minutes 2012 - 1 hour, 34 minutes (ran 4 miles, walked 2 miles - I was 6 months pregnant an... Read more

Fitting Room WIN

Saturday, March 30, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday, I went to Target and bought the cutest pants I have ever owned. And not just because they are blue with white polka dots - what thrills me is they are size 18. Just a number. No "W"! Yep, didn't have to shop in the plus section! ... Read more


Monday, March 25, 2013      6 comments

Oh my goodness. Spring break is less than a week away and we have SNOW on the ground. As a teacher I loooove these days off to stay home and snuggle with my 3 kiddos, but I am really hoping for nice weather next week as we head to the Outer Ba... Read more

3 month update!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

This little lady is now 3 months old! She is such a little ray of sunshine. Her brothers are head over heels in love with her, and of course Daddy is wrapped around her t... Read more

Introducing Sophia Kathleen

Friday, August 10, 2012      12 comments

Miss Sophia Kathleen, also known as Sophie, Sophie-Soph, and Baby Soapy (pronounced by big brothers who substitute P for F sounds) was born on July 11! Mommy at 39 weeks ... Read more

Great morning run!

Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

Work has been really draining this week. But I have been keeping up with my fitness! Monday - Zumba Tuesday - 2 mile run Wednesday - rest Thursday - yoga/walk on treadmill Friday - 2.5 mile run Tomorrow is a 3.5 ... Read more

Bouncing Baby!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      2 comments

I'm 15 weeks pregnant now, inching our way toward the halfway mark and the big gender-reveal ultrasound. This baby had better cooperate, I have a nursery to decorate :-) I need to know if we are keeping the navy boat theme, or if I finally get... Read more

8k Race Report!

Monday, November 14, 2011      4 comments

Friday night for dinner I made a pineapple, veggie & beef stir fry over brown rice - loading up on healthy carbs and protein. My sister Erin and I went to the packet pick-up together after dinner and the reality started to sink in! We got our ... Read more

Action Plan - ASAP!

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      4 comments

Okay. I'm trying to prevent this recent stall/plateau from becoming a full blown backslide. I have been good with my running training - but that's only 3 days a week. I need to do a really challenging, 60+ minute cardio workout 2 days a... Read more

Today the scale said...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      6 comments

230.1 Are you kidding me?? I have been hovering just over that 230 for the past ten days. I'm eating clean, cutting back on caffeine and salt, and running 3x week, distances up to 3.5 miles. I also do cardio workouts at the gym, and re... Read more


Sunday, September 18, 2011      1 comments

I will admit right up front, I have a very immature taste in music. I like top 40 and hip hop. So, if you are like me and the songs on my current playlist don't offend you, please offer me suggestions for new songs to add. I am running an 8k (... Read more

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