Twinkle Toes + Tips

Week 1 of the 30-week marathon training plan has commenced and there have been some great reflections, lessons learned and now the next step to my routine – increasing my average running cadence – from 164 steps per minute to 173 – the plan + the progress

Rise + Shine Smoothie Time

Daylight “savings” really? After cruising through the Wall Street Journal this morning, I now blame the wonderful folks at the candy companies for this robbery of my precious weekend sleep + free time. Why? Well it turns out that in 2007, the folks at some of our country’s largest candy makers banded together and begged…

Life is a treasure hunt

“I’m an adventurer, looking for treasure” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Let me avoid sugar-coating the last few months of chaos… • Starting another blog and feeling completely inspired again • Training for the Chicago Marathon (after last year’s crash and quasi-burn at Marine Corps) • Training for my 1st Triathlon in July (eeek) • Getting promoted…

…if you don’t succeed, tri and tri again

With the Spring on the horizon (humor me – yes I know here in the Northeast that means a solid 1.5 months), it was time to start buckling down on the next step in this year’s fitness journey. After deciding to give the marathon a second try, I decided that my appetite for challenge was…

Weekly Meditation Challenge Update

After a week plagued by too many stressful deadlines to count, a nasty cold, and not enough veggies – I did manage to find peace in this month’s 30-day challenge. Have you started meditation yet? What are you waiting for already?

Physical Therapy + Office = Time Saver

Multitasking – how many people see this word and think “hmmmm what exactly is that?” or (the more likely response in my case) “god please not again…” When life/work/hobbies/errands/spouses/children/friends/colleagues/your body/the world come calling all at once, sometimes squeezing in a few of your laundry list of items is not just wise but, frankly, a necessity……