Spring 2013 Bucket List

spring 2013 bucket list

So I'm a little calendar obsessed, always have been! I use to search high and low for the perfect day planner when I was in college, using it to map out my daily, weekly, and months commitments. I'd . . . Continue Reading »

New Year, New Workouts

Jumpsport Trampoline Workout

It's that time of year! The time of year when we look to our futures and establish goals and resolutions for 2013. So how many of you want to get into better shape this year?  How many of you want . . . Continue Reading »

Be a True Fitness Partner

Reebok Fitness Partners

Since moving in together and getting married, Neal and I have had to learn how important it is to be a true fitness partner. I asked Neal what it means to be a fitness partner and what kind of . . . Continue Reading »

28 by 28 How Did I Do?

Coffee Cake and Cardio 28 by 28

My birthday is next Tuesday, WOO HOO, so you know what that means... It's time to party time to evaluate my 28 by 28 list.  So let's see how I did... Health and Fitness 1. Meet with a . . . Continue Reading »

Treadmill Workouts

Treadmill Workout

After a week dedicated to my puppy, it's now time to return to the gym.  With Neal returning home tomorrow I'll have a lot more freedom to get out of the apartment and to head on down to the gym for a . . . Continue Reading »

Olympic Motivation

I'll never forget the 1996 Olympics.  I was 12 years old, fascinated with sports, excited about the Olympics being in Atlanta, and just about obsessed with gymnastics.  This still gives me . . . Continue Reading »

Happy First Birthday!


Today is Coffee, Cake and Cardio's one year birthday! My very first post was written on April 5, 2011 and little did I know how much she'd grow in one year.  I started Coffee, Cake and Cardio, . . . Continue Reading »

Facing My Age

I love birthdays.  I mean LOVE birthdays.  I love planning things for others birthdays, wishing people a happy birthday, and of course, counting down the days until my birthday.  My birthday is on . . . Continue Reading »

Locus of Control

Even though it's a lot of work, I love graduate school and I love my grad program.  Last week for one of my classes we focused on creating a learning assessment.  Through various assessments I was . . . Continue Reading »

Mentally Defeated

Yesterday I read an amazing post by Beth on Beth's Journey.  On Saturday she set out to run 12 miles but faced a lot of obstacles along the way.  Her post was so incredibly motivating to me, as she . . . Continue Reading »

AM or PM Blogging?

AM verses PM, that is the question. For some time, I've been thinking about whether it's best to blog in the morning or at night (both personally and for my readers). (source) Since I started . . . Continue Reading »

Goodbye July, Hello August

I love setting monthly goals.  It gives me something to focus on throughout the month and something to look back on when the month is over.  I'm pretty sure I was 5 days into July before I realized it . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Plan: July 11-17

This is my boyfriend's and my last full week here in DC before our vacation!!  It's going to be a pretty busy week, but I have to keep my eyes on the prize.... clear, tropical water!! This Week This . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Plan: June 13-19

Confession:  I am starting to feel overwhelmed!  Things are picking up... well at least in my head they are.  Next week will be my second week of summer school, which means my windows of play time are . . . Continue Reading »