NYC Day Trip and WW Week 5


This past weekend I went to NYC with my sister and Neal for a day on Saturday.  We left DC at 6:30AM, arriving in NYC at 10:30AM.  With a little under 12 hours to spend in NYC, we headed strait for . . . Continue Reading »

2011 Holiday Gift Guide

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Here are just a few things I'm loving this holiday season... Gifts for Her 1.  Pink Oasis iPad Case 2.  Running On The Wall's Medal Display Rack 3.  Eye-Fi Mobile 4.  David's . . . Continue Reading »

Post Thanksgiving Weekly Plan

I'm feeling HUGE post Thanksgiving.  I had a lot of fun this week, but man did I eat way too many calories. Thursday -- Ate too much cheese (cheese platter, pizza dip, cheesecake, and then more . . . Continue Reading »

Turkey Days Recap!


These past two days have been fantastic! It all started Wednesday night after work.  After running a few errands, I set up shop in the kitchen and started to cook!  As Thursday looked to be a . . . Continue Reading »

Turkey Trot 2011

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Yesterday, Neal and I tackled the Alexandria Turkey Trot like two super heroes! I started out the day with a NuGo Vanilla Yogurt bar and a big cup of coffee.  NuGo is a "new to me" brand of . . . Continue Reading »

The Turkey Breast Quest


Last night Neal and I did all of our Thanksgiving dinner grocery shopping!  $130 later, I've decided that eating Thanksgiving dinner out at a restaurant is much cheaper and you don't have to clean up . . . Continue Reading »

Thankful For Friends


This past weekend I was able to spend some time with two of my dearest friends, Randy and Dara.  The memories I have with those two make me smile all the time.  We have had many laughs and have shared . . . Continue Reading »

Cranberry Crawl 10K


This morning Neal and I ran our first race together, the Cranberry Crawl 10K!  We started training for a 15K back in September and ran our longest run to date, 10 miles, last weekend.  This race came . . . Continue Reading »

Point Two

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Last night I made by way to Weight Watchers after work, feeling good about the week I had just finished.  I worked really hard last Wednesday-Friday, counting my points daily.  I also followed my . . . Continue Reading »

Lots on the Plate

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This past weekend, Neal and I drove up to Cleveland, OH to visit Neal's sister Jill and her family.  It was so good to see Jill, Rob and their baby, Annabelle. Annabelle is just 3 weeks old and . . . Continue Reading »

Holidays- Everywhere I Look

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The holidays are approaching quickly!!  Everywhere I look I see pieces of fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  It really is a beautiful time of year!  The air is crisp, the skies are blue, the leaves . . . Continue Reading »

Burning Calories: Part 2

As I shared yesterday, I've been thinking a lot about my daily calorie burn.  Thankfully, this month's issue of Prevention magazine offered 100 examples of ways to up our calorie burn. Little . . . Continue Reading »

Burning Calories: Part 1


First off, do you remember this kid?  He was Renee Zellweger's son in the movie Jerry Maguire.  Well look at him now!! WOWZERS!  It's honestly a little weird to see him now.  I want to remember him as . . . Continue Reading »

Point Six


As I stood on the scale last night, I feared that I had gained at least 3 pounds from my weekend in Texas.  Just before the leader told me my weight, she looked at me and said "It's just a number . . . Continue Reading »