Balance, Healthy Living, Life

Post Race Food

post race food, 5k, run, race, food
admin / November 5, 2017

Post Race Food is sometimes the best part of the race. After running, your body needs to re-fuel itself. You are amped up with adrenaline, but the crash comes quick! Today was my November race, the East Syracuse Fire Department’s Annual Burn Run. As I said in my last post, although my end goal is timing – this one was more…

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Balance, Healthy Living, Life

Sometimes Life Gets in the Way

life gets in the way
admin / November 3, 2017

Sometimes all of my good intentions go right out the door. I am going to run this week. I will clean my closet. I will not eat junk food once this week. Ha! That did not happen. Actually, I failed to do any of those. And, that is okay. Life always throws us curve balls. It’s when we stop trying…

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Balance, Family, Life

Our Wedding Anniversary

marriage, one year anniversay
admin / October 29, 2017

Today is our one year wedding anniversary. I have been asked more times than I can count, what we are going to do for our Anniversary. I capitalize it because most people treat it like a holiday. I suppose in some ways it is. As a couple, you have survived another year. You have loved another year. You have grown…

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Balance, Healthy Living, Life

Gaining Balance

gaining balance, life, fitness, motivation
admin / October 21, 2017

Balance. I always assumed it was something you had or you didn’t. I would never get better. Never stand on one foot and be graceful. Heck, I was lucky if I could walk in a straight line. Really who wanted to do that anyways? But, there I was in my first Fit class holding a 10 lb. weight trying to…

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Healthy Living

No More Fanny Packs

fitness product review
admin / October 18, 2017

Am I the only one out there who doesn’t want to wear a fanny pack? But have no place to put your car keys, drivers license, cash or phone except your hand or tucked in your sports bra. With a million fitness products available, its hard to know which ones are useful and which are actually worth the investment. Lucky for me, I found the Flipbelt (below)…

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Healthy Living, Life

Run of the Dead

zombie run, Run of the Dead
admin / October 15, 2017

We survived Syracuse’s Run of the Dead yesterday. The obstacles and zombies chasing you made you almost forget that this was also a 5k race! We all started out a bit unsure of ourselves especially as none of us knew what to expect. Just to make it a little more they gave each of us two flags hooked to a belt. The goal…

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Life

Friday the 13th?

admin / October 13, 2017

Friday the 13th!!! This picture perfectly describes how I felt today.  I am not typically a superstitious person.  It all started when I learned the bartender on Jeopardy  lost his 12 day streak – I thought that can’t be coincidence. I nonchalantly mentioned to my co-workers that it was Friday the 13th. We laughed and then…. it started happening…. what exactly happened I…

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My Style

Do You Hate Shopping For Clothes, Too?

stitch fix sweater, hate shopping for clothes
admin / October 13, 2017

To be honest, I hate clothes shopping – anyone who has ever gone with me can attest that clothes shopping with me is just as unpleasant for them. I’m picky, I hem and I haw, I can’t find anything I like. I hate trying things on and my patience wears thin. And then I found Stitch Fix. If you don’t…

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Healthy Living

Running Shoes

admin / October 10, 2017

I have heard over and over is if you are serious about running you have to get a good pair of running sneakers. Which is exactly what I did. I had heard great things about Syracuse’s Fleet Feet so after work one day, I went over and was fitted for running sneakers. I was starting to feel like a real runner.…

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Healthy Living

Meal Prepping

admin / October 9, 2017

This is a thing – I think. I am not a chef, so please don’t take this even as Cooking 101. With my crazy, hectic schedule planning my weekday lunches has been a lifesaver for me. The stress I used to go through every morning staring in the refrigerator contemplating what to pack – is gone. Now I grab and…

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