100 Days to Summer: Day 14

pasta dinner

Day 14|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was so incredibly beautiful here in DC! Low 70's and sunny... it doesn't get much better after a long winter. Although I was inside most of the day, it was . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 13

work

Day 13|100 - Countdown to Summer After a stressful Tuesday, my plan was to get to the gym bright and early today before the day really got going... but sleep won. I managed to snooze for . . . Continue Reading »

Make the Most of Your Commute

Metro Train

I spend a good chunk of time each day commuting to and from downtown DC. In total, I'm usually in my car for 2-3 hours each day depending on traffic. That's quite a bit of time when you consider that . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 11

Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Day 11|100 - Countdown to Summer Monday... you tornado you! Today started off with an AWESOME 5AM workout, which left me feeling energized and ready for the day.  Although the rest of the day . . . Continue Reading »

Running: Getting Back At It

Ashley Running

I have an interesting relationship with running.  You see, I absolutely dreaded running up until I lost 50 pounds back in 2006.  Before 2006, running reminded me of just how unhealthy . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 10

Workout

Day 10|100 - Countdown to Summer Where did the weekend go??  Anyone else feel like they need just one more day? Today started out with a 60 minute spin class at The Pedal Studio, a trip to . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 9

Magnolia

Day 9|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was a really fun day with my family, but I didn't track what I ate.  I didn't think about it this morning and then I was just lazy this afternoon and evening. . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 8

Food Should Taste Good Guacamole Taco Salad

Day 8|100 -  Countdown to Summer Today was a really awesome day!! As crazy as it was to see snow on the ground this morning, it was actually really beautiful. Although I pray it's our last snow of . . . Continue Reading »

Week In Review

Week In Review

On the Blog 6 Months Postpartum Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats Broccoli and Cheese Soup Currently: March 2015 Countdown to Summer: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7 Around the . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 7

Magnolia

Day 7|100 - Countdown to Summer I can't believe I'm saying this, but we're suppose to get some snow here in DC tomorrow. It's far too warm for it to stick to most roads, but still. Snow!?! . . . Continue Reading »

Currently: March 2015

Florence and June Printable Planner

Currently:  I have a lot of balls in the air!  I think I'm at a place in life where I'm reevaluating my life goals, my relationships, and who I want to be.  It's a lot to sort through, which can be . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 6

Dinner

Day 6|100 - Countdown to Summer I was sooo tired today, but I made it through and got a lot done!  I tracked everything I ate today and overestimated on the stew I tried this afternoon.  Our . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 4

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Day 4|100 – Countdown to Summer Today was a great Monday! I woke up at 5:30AM and got a great workout in before the day got going. As Magnolia had her 6 month appointment this morning, I had a few . . . Continue Reading »

6 Months Postpartum

2 4 6 postpartum

Half a year... holy moly! On one hand, I am so incredibly relieved to have reached the 6 month mark. On the other hand, I can not believe Magnolia is already 6 months old. It is a bittersweet time! . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 3

coffee

Day 3|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was an incredibly fun day! I kicked off the day with a 60 minute spin class and then headed over to Starbucks for coffee and Safeway for groceries. From . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 2

Becky

Day 2|100 Early this morning I dropped Theodore off at the groomers in Virginia and met up with my dear friend Becky. We had breakfast together at The Original Pancake House and then headed over . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 1

Pizza lunch

Day 1|100 was a really great day!  I  snoozed through my alarm this morning (because sleep is awesome!) but made it a point to go to the gym this evening.   Tomorrow marks 6 month postpartum, so I'm . . . Continue Reading »