ACL Reconstruction: 15 Weeks Post-Op

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Happy (belated) Labor Day! I am so not ready to see the summer end! On one hand, I'm glad that it went by quickly because I was not in the best of shape for most of it. But, I also feel totally ripped off! Now that I'm a lot more mobile, I want a … [Continue reading]

[Simple] Wellness “Life Hacks”

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Whether I'd like to admit it or not, I can't help but ignore the fact that I've let some of my "healthy habits" slide in the last two years. Back in my former life as a high school teacher, it was so easy to be pretty structured and organized when it … [Continue reading]

Currently: August 2014

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Hello! I'm heading out to Boston tomorrow and frantically trying to schedule everything for work while I'm gone, pack a suitcase and get my house in order before leaving. So I thought- why not sit down and write a blog post?? It's kind of hard … [Continue reading]

Silk Frozen Soy Latte

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Like most of the people that I know, my day pretty much always begins with a cup of coffee. I've certainly enjoyed my fair share of coffee over the years and love everything about it: the smell, the taste... and those few moments or relaxation that I … [Continue reading]

Balsamic, Rosemary + Sea Salt Roasted Almonds

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Oh, boy. I am very excited to share this recipe with you guys today! I'll start from the beginning... Back in 2010 (when I was still living in Maryland), Greg and I were enjoying our annual summer trip out to Colorado. We went hiking to … [Continue reading]

ACL Reconstruction Surgery: Post-Op Week 10

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It's a little hard for me to believe that ten weeks have gone by since I underwent ACL Reconstruction surgery! Thankfully, time has flown by pretty quickly, thanks to my intent to stay really busy. I'm definitely happy to wrap up July and see what … [Continue reading]

Currently: July

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Hello! Dang... I am in a good mood today and just feel this sense of happiness that I haven't had in months. I taught my first Bodypump class (at 6:00am!) this morning since surgery! The last class that I taught was May 15th... that's a long break! I … [Continue reading]

Celebrating Three Years

Three years ago today Greg and I were married at a small vineyard in northern Virginia. Actually... we were technically married on a hiking trail in Maryland earlier that morning. (If you want all the details, feel free to check out this … [Continue reading]

Current Favorite Things

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Hello! I hope you had a fabulous weekend and were able to get out and enjoy some beautiful summer weather. Summer has always been my favorite season, but honestly, I'm wishing it would hurry up and get to fall. Of course, that's for selfish reasons … [Continue reading]

ACL Reconstruction Surgery: Post-Op Weeks 5&6

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Hello! Summer is definitely in full swing here and the last few days have been hot. Luckily, the humidity is still relatively low so it's not unbearable (and it's cooled down a lot today!). Isn't talking about the weather fun? Time for another … [Continue reading]