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Hello All! I am a 20 something on a journey to a happy body & mind. I'm pegging 2012 as a year for me to become as well rounded as possible. I plan on using this blog to track my progress and give myself a place to talk about whatever is on my mind. Enjoy!

  • Huma Gel Deliciousness & July Goals

    I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to try out an alternative to the standard gu / cliff gels back in April. Unfortunately, as many of you know, my ACL decided to give way right around that time… Read More ›

  • Together Again and it Feels So Good

    Happy Saturday every one! I can’t even remember the last time I had a chance to do a weekend post. I hope you are all as excited as I am. Today has been AMAZING. I decided to go out on… Read More ›

  • New Kitchen Obsessions

    I have been a cooking and cardio machine this last week or so. It feels good getting back to the two things I love most (you too Bren). I am now using the treadmill to do some incline walking, stationary… Read More ›

  • Disney Shake Up

    My words have been few and far between and when I saw this survey I knew that all you Disney lovers would probably really enjoy this. Prior to taking it I want to preface saying Pocahontas is my FAVE because… Read More ›

  • One Month Post Op and Summer Cooking

    I can’t believe it has already been one month since surgery! I meant to do a week by week update but that didn’t end up happening. I did a week 1 recap that you can see here. Week 2 (5/28-6/4):… Read More ›

  • Egg-cellent Breakfast

    Holy smokes I’m cooking again! As you saw earlier in the week I was reduced to just eating eggs for lunch, sigh. Well in hopes to finally use up the millions of eggs in my fridge and to make breakfast… Read More ›

  • Back To Work

    *** Don’t forget to enter to win a free pair of Pro Compression Marathon Sock! There are still two more days left! *** What a weekend! I am going to go out on a limb here and say that this… Read More ›

  • Pro Compression Giveaway Time!!

    *** This giveaway has ended, the lucky winner was entry #81 Melissa Carney! @koskim – congrats! *** Good morning ladies and gents. It is no surprise that I am not running BUT I have been utilizing the Pro Compression Marathon… Read More ›

  • Getting Back Into The Groove

    Yesterday marked 2 weeks since surgery. It feels like its been far longer. The great thing is that the gains this early on after surgery are huge. Every day I feel so much stronger and independent. On June 1st I… Read More ›

  • It’s The Little Things In Life

    Let me preface that I have really taken a step back from blogging (including reading) since surgery last week. I’ve been all hopped up on pain meds and just not interested in being on the computer much. Today is actually… Read More ›

  • Week 1 Post ACL Surgery

    Today is a big day. It marks one week from my first major surgery and is my first day of physical therapy. I am really looking forward to PT this afternoon because I have been really frustrated with my limitations… Read More ›

  • Date Night in Tuscany and Surgery Tomorrow…

    I have a million thoughts swirling through my head about this surgery. In an effort to keep the last post I do pre surgery not completely miserable I decided to start out with a bunch of pictures from a cooking… Read More ›


Running and Laughing through the Golden State

Peas and Cougars

If real life were a cartoon, I would be a triangle, which is probably better than being a square.

Librarian. Dreamer. Wife & Runner.

Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences. - Sylvia Plath

Express yourself. It is later than you think.

Change of Pace

Chronicles of my passion for running, fitness & adventure