Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Friday Five – September 19th – My Five Favorite Running Songs

Music has always played a huge role in my fitness activities.  With dancing, music set the tone for each of my dances.  With running, I find that music helps me to stay focused, especially during difficult runs.  If I’m struggling, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – September 12th – Five Blogs to Love

Happy Friday everybody!  With yesterday being such a serious and somber day, I’m thankful that Courtney, Cynthia, and Mar wanted to keep things lighthearted for the linkup today.  This week’s theme: Blogs to Love! I absolutely love this theme, as I’m … Continue reading

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Friday Five – September 5th – Five Things I’m Thankful For

This week has absolutely flown by!  I know that’s partly due to Monday having been Labor Day and it was only a four day work week, but with this also having been the first week back at school with students, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – August 15th

Happy Friday everybody!  Is it just me or are the days and weeks flying by this summer?  It seems like the 2013-2014 school year just ended, and the new school year is just around the corner! There’s been a lot … Continue reading

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Every couple of months a blogger award seems to circulate around the web, the most recent one being the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  I’ve read posts from several bloggers who were nominated for this award.  Many thanks to Erika from MCM Mama … Continue reading

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What Not To Wear While Running

We’ve all read articles about and shared thoughts with others on the best fitness gear.  These suggestions help us to accomplish and/or avoid any number of things while we’re working out: chafing, overheating, drowning in our own sweat, etc.  Once … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to My Best Friend

Today marks three years since Preston and I were married. Its been an amazing journey so far.  We met five years ago this coming November, Preston proposed on our nine month anniversary, and we were married almost a year later. Its … Continue reading

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Our VIP Concert Experience

Saturday was all about being in the right place at the right time. We arrived at Nationals Park about two hours before the concert started.  We walked a couple of blocks away to grab a quick dinner at Subway, and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – July 25th – Summer Goals Check In

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is Goals, and I thought that this would be the perfect time to give a status report on the progress I’m making in meeting my summer fitness goals.  At the beginning … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

Yesterday afternoon was bittersweet.  Almost three weeks after closing on our house, and 10 days after moving in, we said farewell to our apartment.  It was a bit emotional for me, as our apartment marked so much for us, including: … Continue reading

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