• OpenSky

    At-Home Chipper

    January 10, 2013


    Hi, guys! After breakfast yesterday morning, I got my sweat on with this at-home chipper! I forgot to time myself, but this workout took me awhile to finish (maybe 20 minutes?) and it left me a tired, sweaty mess. I took multiple breaks during it to catch my breath and let my muscles recover. This […]


    An Unexpected Scene

    September 24, 2012

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    Check out the (unexpected) scene that I came home to on Saturday night: The ugly bushes are gone! Whoa, right? Apparently, the landscaping project at our house started a little early! After getting a bunch of quotes from different landscapers, Mal and I pretty much made up our mind on who we wanted to hire. […]



    Remember the adorable running top that I wore for the Run to Remember Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago? Well, here’s your chance to win one from OpenSky! The front says: run long The back says: & eat more cake I LOVE IT! To enter: Just leave a comment on this post about why you’d […]


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    Check out my newest running gadget! So cool! My friends at OpenSky sent me a Timex Marathon GPS watch to test out on my runs. Even though I absolutely love my Garmin Forerunner 305, I still think it’s pretty big and bulky on my wrist. So, when OpenSky suggested the smaller Timex watch, I was […]


    WOD: The Dirty Dozen

    December 13, 2011

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    Good morning, friends! CrossFit was so fun last night! We did “The Dirty Dozen” and the workout flew by! The Dirty Dozen is a common CrossFit “benchmark” workout that many gyms use to monitor progress as you get stronger, fitter, and faster. The Dirty Dozen is a timed workout, so down the road when we […]


    Thanksgiving 2011

    November 25, 2011

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    Hi, friends! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Mine was great—lots of quality family and friend time, tons of delicious food and drink, and plenty of rest and relaxation. It was a successful holiday! Wednesday On Wednesday afternoon, Mal, Murphy, and I hit the road to drive to my in-law’s house for the holiday. […]


    fitbook Giveaway

    November 22, 2011


    You guys know that I’m semi-obsessed with planning and tracking my workouts, right? It keeps me focused on my goals and motivated to achieve them, so I’m all about it. Plus, this type of health journaling really works: In one of the largest weight loss studies to date, Kaiser Permanente asked nearly 1,700 participants to […]