5 Ways to Survive the Heat

Depending on where you live, chances are you may already be dealing with some high temperatures. In my current location of Northwest Florida, like many places across the Southeast U.S., it felt like we went from winter to summer in a flash, virtually skipping all but a hint of spring. And now that summer is…

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Eggless Egg-Dressed Caps

Confession: I’m always craving egg salad of the eggless variety. Itching to make this salad a bit less straightforward and more playful, I decided to incorporate it into a colorful dinner spread, featuring local produce I picked up at the market last weekend. Rather than scooping the eggless salad onto a naked plate, or a bed of greens, I…

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fuel your better

By default, I’m an anxious human. When not in check, my subconscious mind has the ability to get the best of me. And if I’m not careful—I’m in deep before I even realize. At that point, it can be a steep uphill climb to move beyond the bundle of nervous energy that has come crashing down on…

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Fuel Your Better

During the early part of this year, when I first started marathon training, I found myself struggling with proper fueling. Although at that point in time I had just kicked off my perfect oatmeal morning ritual, I had yet to develop a consistent regime for fueling before, during, or after runs. Sure, I was drinking a reasonable amount…

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Summer Grilling + Local Eats

This past weekend was the first weekend I’ve been back at home in awhile without some sort of major happening taking place, which meant ample downtime after playing catch up for a few days. For a delayed birthday celebration Saturday evening, my mom and I enjoyed an evening of grilling on her best friend’s deck overlooking Pensacola Bay. During the summer…

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Blazing (Through the Heat)

With the arrival of June has come getting back to some consistency within the running realm. I must say, the month of May was all over the place after taking a solid 10 days off of running immediately following the marathon. Then, just as I was getting back into some sort of swing, Hangout Fest and Memorial Day weekends happened…

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Happy #RunningDay

Happy National Running Day! Today’s annual celebration honors one of the things I love most—running! In the spirit of Running Day, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is offering race registration discounts that are worth jumping on. If you’ve considered signing up for one of their events, today is a great day to take advantage of…

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