Determined to De-Clutter

Just a few outfit outcomes for Winter 2020 ...insert obligatory eye roll for all those skeptics out there who poo-poo resolutions/improvements/etc. at the first of the year (disclaimer: yours truly is generally one of those people)... Why? We all have to start somewhere -- and while these moments (especially in January) seem to be historically …

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Get Up and Go Already!

Sometimes you just have to put yourself out there and see what happens. ...tell that to my deltoids circa 10am EST tomorrow morning (no doubt I'll be feeling muscles I haven't felt in years)... In the spirit of the new year, new outlook on running, and frankly an attempt to get out of the cold, …

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Meatless Monday Gets a Makeover

For as long as I can remember, this notion of meatless Monday has been something I used to rolls my eyes at.  Growing up on with each dinner comprised of a protein, a starch and a veggie, altering this tightly-guarded rule-of-thumb for dinner composition was considered blasphemous. About a year ago, after spending a lot …

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Resolutions Are Crap

The week after the holiday indulgence and just before the dawn of a new year is an awkward purgatory for those who have that guilty little voice in their heads scolding them for a year plagued by work demands, too many sugary snacks and not enough exercise, right? Enter the New Years Resolution and the …

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Swimming with Sharks (…and wet suits)

In the words of the great Dory from Disney's Finding Nemo - "When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming." ...and with my first triathlon now 7 days away, I've been doing just that (and more) On Sunday July 22 in South Portland, Maine, I'll be participating in Maine …

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Etiquette Edification

It' been 547 days since my first "official" road race (wahoo!) - I can still remember the chilly December morning in my hometown - surrounded by my family, cheering squad and wearing more layers than depicted in the infamous Christmas Story movie's red snowsuit.  I stood at the starting line - the same place where …

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