First Trimester Recap

When K and I found out we were expecting, I was about 5 weeks along. I immediately made an appointment to verify, and then went back at 8 weeks for my full first prenatal exam and ultrasound. With barely any symptoms, even seeing the tiny little dot on the ultrasound felt so unbelievable. At my... Continue Reading →

August-September Books

I've been MIA for a bit and a huge part of that goes to starting my new job and being literally exhausted ALL THE TIME. My energy is back up now and I have my body and mind accustomed to the new pattern so I'm ready to dive back in! I combined the August and... Continue Reading →

The End of the 101 List!

With August 14th upon us (well tomorrow), my current 101 in 1,001 List is coming to an end. Anything that I didn't accomplish but still want to and anything that I want to push myself to do again will be added to the new list. In total I accomplished 41 of the 101 goals I... Continue Reading →

The Beat of the Music

  Cheers to another Monday gone by, leading us that much closer to Fall! I've been adding shorter runs into my workouts to give myself some recovery but adding in more days of runs into my schedule. Music is typically the only thing that motivates me to continue running, else I would probably convince myself... Continue Reading →

Send Love This Way

This week flew by superfast! I had a few events packed in there (saw Lion King - the scene with Mufasa is just as traumatizing 25 years later) and some workouts but nothing too crazy or intense. Yet despite the week flying by, I do feel ready for the weekend! This week's loves: Allbirds -... Continue Reading →

July Books

There was a lot of focus this month on completing projects around the house, plus all the job hunting, but I still made it through a decent number of books. Most of which I recommend, while there were 2 that were ugh, and a few of the books I even sat down and read in... Continue Reading →

That Love List (7.27.19)

I spent majority of yesterday painting our living room. I'm pretty sure at this point I just live covered in paint 24/7. The room looks and feels so light and airy, it makes me happy to just sit in there and relax. We have more yard clean up planned for today, with a trip to... Continue Reading →

The Great Purge

Material excess. That is a large part of the world we live in today. Fast fashion vs investment pieces. Instant gratification and impulse buys. Packed closets and overflowing dresser drawers. Not everyone has these issues, I know, but I've come across more friends dealing with the overabundance versus the minimal. I wanted to write this... Continue Reading →

Crank the Heat Up (Week of 7.22.19)

I learned from last week that I need to pay attention to my body and how it feels before pre-planning exact workouts each day. My body felt "off" earlier in the week so I ended up scrapping the long run and focusing more on a yoga flow. Thursday's workout had more jumping than normal in... Continue Reading →

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