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The party never ends, but sometimes it pauses

The week after birthdays is usually a much-needed return to normalcy when it comes to food. I enjoyed every minute (and bite) of my birthday weekend, but with extra sodium, alcohol, and fried food, you couldn’t have paid me to … Continue reading

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Never an anti-climactic birthday

Well, that about wraps up an epic three days of birthday celebration. And let me tell you, it was a strong three days. So, Friday afternoon: after work and a mini-workout, I showered and got ready for my birthday night … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner, round one.

I am officially 22 today. Yikes! Determined to avoid an anti-climactic 22nd birthday, I have a fun-filled weekend planned. I hope to report back with lots of photographic evidence by Sunday, but for preview: Friday night dinner at Busboys & … Continue reading

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Egg Connoisseur

The spring of my 3rd year of college, I studied abroad in Ireland. Dublin, more specifically, though I travelled all over the country. Long story short, (and there will be many long stories about my semester abroad in future posts), … Continue reading

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Leisure sweat

So I’ve been referencing my complete and total lack of free time, e.g. leaving the house at 6:15-6:30 AM and returning after 8 PM. Then this afternoon I realized: I have not had a workout shorter than 90 minutes in … Continue reading

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Not a half-marathon, just a 13.1 mile foot cruise

It’s really no big deal when you think of it like that, right? Alright, here’s the lowdown: My day started bright and early at 6 am- ahh, nothing like sleeping 45 minutes later than usual for a relaxing Saturday. I … Continue reading

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The last supper

Getting nervous! Luckily the post work bike ride was exactly what I needed to calm down, get outdoors, and just MOVE a little bit- no running while sitting at a desk all day makes me feel like such a blob. … Continue reading

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Tapering shmapering

Ahh, a rare peak into my lunchtime eats. Documenting my weekday breakfasts and lunches probably wont become a pattern, for various logistical reasons. But, I bring some version of this guy for lunch approx 3x a week. Sometimes I get … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

*** Dancing Mind Yoga! *** After being a self-proclaimed nomadic yogi in the last month or so since I left Charlottesville, I have “auditioned” several different yoga studios in NOVA and I’ve found a winner. Well, for the next 30 … Continue reading

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the second commandment of half-marathon training is..

2) Thou shalt taper. And do lots of yoga in the process 🙂 As hard as it is for me to take multiple days off from running, I know it’s necessary before the race.  After rest days my legs always … Continue reading

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