June 12th, 2015
This is a sensitive topic and I do not have the answers or the “right” way. But I’ve received many emails asking how we handled vaccinations with our girls so I can share my experience.
I have friends who strictly follow the recommended vaccination schedule and friends that choose to opt out of [...]
June 10th, 2015
I’m on a mission to chip away at my 5k time this summer, and I’m excited that I’ve already knocked off 45 seconds in the last 6 weeks!
If you’re working on speed too, here are a few tips:
5k Specific Workouts
I love these 5 Interval Workouts for a Faster 5k
Elite runner Tina [...]
June 8th, 2015
I mentioned last week that I was participating in the 5 day reset designed by two Integrative Nutrition coaches and founders of the Urban Detox Club.
I have to admit, I’m not big on smoothies and wasn’t sure I would enjoy it. The program is set up to include 2-3 smoothies per day plus 2-3 [...]
June 7th, 2015
How’s your weekend going?
We had brunch with friends yesterday and are going to an art show this afternoon that features one of the moms in L’s preschool class. And hopefully squeezing in a nap, too! Right now I’m heading out the door for our first new Moms RUN This Town meet up [...]
June 5th, 2015
I feel really lucky this week to have connected with an awesome running buddy here in my town… finally!
It was actually a little prayer request I put out there… you know God? I could really use a running buddy. And I could not have had a better answer.
She lived for 15 years [...]
June 3rd, 2015
We’re winding down with these updates…. I’ll probably do one or two more, but I can’t believe how close we are to baby J’s first birthday!!
Baby J Eats
This girl looooves to eat. She demolishes breakfast, lunch and dinner and I typically cut her off at some point. Her favorites for breakfast are [...]
June 1st, 2015
How was your weekend? We went to PA to celebrate my nephew’s first birthday and had a great time catching up with everybody.
A week ago I signed up for a 5k at 9pm Saturday night. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but I was not feeling it Saturday. I [...]
May 31st, 2015
Hope you’re all having a good weekend! We came to PA for my nephew’s first birthday party yesterday, and I jumped into a last minute 5k last night at 9pm!
On the workout front this week:
Sunday: 30 Day Shred Level 2
Monday: 5 mile run with my new running buddy (8:35 pace) + 30 [...]
May 28th, 2015
You know what one of the biggest challenges of health coaching is?
Trying to determine what motivates someone to make a change.
I can teach all the health and nutrition info, I can list fat-burning strategies, I can provide endless recipes, and we can even set up a plan for the week. But I cannot [...]
May 26th, 2015
How was the extra long weekend? I wish we had 3 days every weekend… it was so nice to get to Sunday night and know that we had another whole day to take it easy. We had friends over on Saturday, a play date Sunday, and met friends at a park for a [...]