This Is Why You’re Fat

This is why you're fat

On my flight to Nebraska on Tuesday, I read all of Jackie Warner's book "This Is Why You're Fat" and I 've got to tell y' all... it 's AWESOME!  In Jackie' s book,she explains why her approach to weight . . . Continue Reading »

WIAW: Traveling West

Misty's Steakhouse Lincoln

Yesterday I left snow filled Washington, DC for a business meeting in Lincoln, NE.  It was actually a little funny leaving such a wintry mess for the 67 degree temperatures forecasted for today here . . . Continue Reading »

Week 16 Pregnancy Update

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Week 16 The Bump- The bump is still just that, a bump, which I love. I can still hide under a hoodie but my winter coat is starting to get a little snug. Hopefully this is my last week having to us . . . Continue Reading »

New Adventures in DC

Honey Pig BBQ

This was an absolutely amazing weekend! It all started with my extremely productive Friday and then rolled right into Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday morning I woke up bright and early to work on a few . . . Continue Reading »

Hello Energy!


For months I've had little energy and close to zero motivation. These past few weeks workouts have been really difficult, clean laundry has sat in baskets, and the new townhouse has gone undecorated.  . . . Continue Reading »

Throwback Favorites


One thing I absolutely love as a blogger is the snap shot my blog creates of my life.  Coffee Cake and Cardio is coming up on its 3 year birthday, which is crazy, but it makes looking back a lot of . . . Continue Reading »

WIAW: Home Cooking


I haven't written a What I Ate Wednesday post in quite some time, so I thought it'd be fun to show y'all what I ate this past Sunday.  As I shared last week, I've been trying to decrease my bread and . . . Continue Reading »

Week 15 Pregnancy Update

pregnancy by week

Week 15 The Bump- I'm really loving it this week! It's round and cute.  A couple of days last week I felt a little blah, but overall my insecurities are minimal.  I am starting to sense that it's . . . Continue Reading »

Pregnancy Must Haves

pregnancy must haves

When I got pregnant, I honestly had no idea what I was doing or what each week would be like. I didn't do a whole lot of planning beforehand, so it has been fun figuring out what works best for me as . . . Continue Reading »

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

About a month ago I had the ingenious idea to create a buffalo chicken pot pie! I wanted to believe that I was the first person to ever think of such a recipe, so instead of googling it, I decided to . . . Continue Reading »

Week 14 Pregnancy Update


Week 14 The Bump- It's weird how the body changes week to week.  This week I actually feel less "round".  I feel like I go straight from my chest down to my belly vs last week when I was a lot . . . Continue Reading »

Fiesta Fiesta


One of the main reasons I came to Texas this past week was to celebrate my best friend's 30th birthday! Stephanie and I first met during the 4th grade but didn't become close friends until I moved . . . Continue Reading »

Goin’ Through The Big D

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but I do mean Dallas! Bonus points if you know that song... Well, this southern girl is back in Texas for a week and I couldn't be happier! On Wednesday I flew from DC to Dallas to meet up with my . . . Continue Reading »

Mmm Breakfast!


Did y'all know it's National Breakfast Week?? I have no idea how I've missed this memo in the past, but I'm determined to redeem myself!  In honor of National Breakfast Week I thought I'd share one of . . . Continue Reading »

Week 13 Pregnancy Update


Week 13 The bump- It's getting rounder.  My stomach is quite flat first thing in the morning and then much larger after I eat and throughout the day. Gender- Neal thinks we're having a girl . . . Continue Reading »

A Clean Slate

Maar's Pizza San Antonio

Have you ever had one of those days where your day and diet just don't go as planned? You wake up late, throw your hair in a ponytail, and run out the door with nothing but coffee in your . . . Continue Reading »