WIAW: Rejuvenating the Soul

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The winter months here in Washington DC are grey and dreary... and I mean really grey. Many folks call it the permacloud because it seems to be grey from mid November to mid March with little to no . . . 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 »

Becoming a Juicer

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Last week Neal and I received our first Christmas present from my parents! I was overjoyed when we received it, especially because it was from Williams-Sonoma. The card on the package read "Ashley and . . . Continue Reading »

A Social Saturday

Northside Social Arlington

Yesterday turned out to be an absolutely fabulous Saturday. The day started out with an 8AM run to Magruders for produce. A little birdie told me that this grocery store had fantastic produce at half . . . Continue Reading »

Weigh-In Week 8

Southwestern Baked Chicken

As I stood in my kitchen last night trying to figure out what to do with boneless skinless chicken breast a few things ran through my brain. I wanted it to be low fat, moist, and filling. And . . . Continue Reading »

A Few of My Favorite Things

Amys Refried Beans

My co-worker introduced me to Yankee Candle's new line "My Favorite Things" and it has had me thinking about my favorite things ever since. Favorite Foods Peanut butter Refried beans Mint . . . Continue Reading »

Candles and Cake

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After a traumatic Sunday, I went to bed Sunday night with every intention of waking up to workout before work, but sleep won.  For breakfast I made myself a breakfast sandwich with 2 slices of Ezekiel . . . Continue Reading »

Our Honeymoon: Berlin Germany

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It has been a while since I shared a honeymoon post, so I thought I'd take you on a photo journey today of our day in Berlin, Germany. After time in Amsterdam and Southwest Germany, Neal and I took . . . Continue Reading »

WIAW: Kimchi Style

Nappa Kimchi

This week on Weight Watchers has been going really well! I've stuck to my plan, adjusted a little yesterday, and have paid close attention to the habits that tend to pull me away from my diet and . . . Continue Reading »

Tis The Season

Costco Gingerbread House Kit

I can not thank you all enough for the overwhelming response to yesterday's post. It's just about the greatest feeling when you open up your heart and share your struggles, only to be met with . . . Continue Reading »

December 2012 Goals

December 2012 Goals

In November I... Attended DC's 5K Dance Party Made heart healthy cookies For Santa Made my Christmas Wishlist and my Fitness Wishlist Did crossfit at Reebok Headquarters and worked out with . . . Continue Reading »