Run for the Dream Race Giveaway

run for the dream

One thing I love about Washington, DC are all of the opportunities that exist not only in DC but in the surrounding area.  Whether it's festivals, concerts, sporting events, or races, there is so much . . . Continue Reading »

Revolve Cycle Studio

Revolve Arlington

This past Thursday night I was invited to Revolve Cycle Studio to take a spin class with a group of Washington, DC bloggers.  I am a sucker for spin classes, so I was really excited to take a class at . . . Continue Reading »

Bodymedia CORE

Bodymedia Progress Chart

Getting myself into a weight loss midset was difficult after the holidays, but the steps I have taken since then have really gotten me into the zone! Step 1 - Be real with where I'm at Step 2 - . . . Continue Reading »

March 2013 Goals

March 2013 Goals

I'm really excited to be starting a new month and to be moving into March. Spring is right around the corner and for the first time in a long time I'm feeling in control of my diet and . . . Continue Reading »

Weight Loss Goal Setting

SMART Goal Setting

I love goal setting... not going to lie!  I am very futuristic, so it's easy for me to daydream, to set goals for the future, and to create a plan to reach those goals. I've always enjoyed sharing . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Plan: End of February

Sunny Side Up Eggs

Follow my blog with Bloglovin With 1800 calories to eat a day, I'm seeing how easy it is for me to fill those calories up with carbs.  The RD I met with encouraged me to eat carbs but to have a . . . Continue Reading »

Metabolic Testing

Washington DC Metabolic Testing

My first step in arriving at a place where I can lose weight is to be honest about where I am at.  My sister often encourages me to stop thinking about the weight I've lost in the past (or have . . . Continue Reading »

Eating In The Shadows


I was looking over old posts last night and came across this one. I thought it was worth reposting since eating in the shadows is a struggle for a lot of people. --Do you eat in private where no . . . Continue Reading »

Washington DC Staycation

US Capitol

On Friday morning Neal and I headed into Washington, DC, not for work but for a day of sightseeing.  A Washington DC Staycation!! Neal and I have both lived in DC for quite some time now but we . . . Continue Reading »

A Shift In Focus

Dunkin Donuts

This morning I met up with Becky for coffee and a 3 mile walk on the Crescent Trail in Bethesda, MD.  Before our walk we swung into Dunkin Donuts for a cup of Joe. While waiting in line I listened . . . Continue Reading »

My Loves

Brownie Truffle

For some reason, this week I've been thinking a lot about the past year and how different my life is one year later. Last valentine's day I was in my last semester of graduate school and was in the . . . Continue Reading »

Throw Your Hands Up

Designer Whey White Chocolate

Sometimes you just have to throw your hands up and surrender to the fact that you don't know exactly what you're doing.  It's no secret that I've been struggling with my diet and weight loss goals.  . . . Continue Reading »