Opening Day

Nationals Opening Day 2013

Yesterday was an absolutely beautiful day for baseball. The sun was shinning, flags were flying, and thousands of fans came together to watch the Washington Nationals win their first game of the 2013 . . . Continue Reading »

April 2013 Goals

April 2013 Goals

I'm really excited for April to be here! But first, I have to wish my mom a VERY happy birthday!! My mom is my rock and I don't know what I would do without her. I hope she has an amazing day today . . . Continue Reading »

A Stadium Full of Memories

Nessa K Photography

It's so fun reaching milestones and anniversaries. Last year was an absolutely crazy year for me but an amazing one at that. One year ago today, Neal and I took our formal engagement photos at . . . Continue Reading »

Apartment Updates


One of my goals for the month of March was to decorate the apartment.  My first step was to create a list of things I needed to do and things I wanted to buy.  My next step was to shop!!  I had no . . . Continue Reading »

Breaking the Cycle


One of the many reasons why I love blogging is that I am able to share my life and my heart with my readers.  It's funny how I can sometimes go through life thinking that "no one can relate to what . . . Continue Reading »

DC Divas Scrimmage

DC Divas 2013

This past weekend I played in my first football scrimmage as the center for the DC Divas. I was nervous going into the game but was excited to get on field and to play some football! I left the . . . Continue Reading »

A Carb Loading Weekend

Guapos Shirlington

This was one fun carb loading weekend!!  Although I may be feeling slightly stuffed, I had a great time and enjoyed every moment. It all started Friday night with a nice bowl of pasta!  I browned 1 . . . Continue Reading »

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 »

Day in the Life: Monday Monday


It's been a while since I've done a "day in the life" post so I thought I'd take y'all through my Monday!  My Monday really started on Sunday when I created my plan for the week.  Before going to bed . . . Continue Reading »

2013 DC Road Races

Runners World Half and Festival

Without fail, I reach a point each year where I just want to run!  Back in 2006, running was what helped me to be successful in my weight loss and it's something I return to each and every year!  I've . . . Continue Reading »

Where’s My Green Beer?

DC Health and Fitness Bloggers

Though I secretly wish the weekend had been filled with lots of green beer, it ended up being a pretty good weekend! It started Friday with a wonderful lunch with Lauren at Whole Foods.  It had . . . Continue Reading »

What’s Got Me Smiling?

Mason Jar Shakers

At the end of a long week I think it's important to look around and smell the roses. I want to make more of an effort to share "what's got me smiling" just as much as I share some of the challenges I . . . Continue Reading »

Living with Regrets

Ashley Country Music Half Marathon

In two unrelated conversations this week, regret came up and it got me thinking....thinking about my life, decisions I've made, and how those decisions have affected my path. I've made a lot of . . . Continue Reading »

Early Spring BBQ

Strawberry and Blueberry Cobbler

This weekend the offensive line of the DC Divas got together for an early spring BBQ. I love a get together, not only because I get to spend time with friends but also because I get to cook for . . . Continue Reading »

Working Out With Friends

Revolve Cycle Coffee Cake and Cardio

Well the awesome train kept on rolling yesterday!! Yesterday was a absolutely perfect day for me on the diet and exercise front!!!  I drank 4 Nalgene water bottles (128 oz), ate 1,611 calories (under . . . Continue Reading »