Friday Favs

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TGIF!! Happy Friday y'all :) This Friday Favs post is going to be short and sweet as I'm about to hit up sunrise yoga. 1. Speaking of yoga, SUNRISE YOGA! I've wanted to go to this class for …Continue Reading

How to continue running with an IT Band issue

Earlier this week when I was complaining about my annoying IT Band issue, Laura reached out with some amazing tips! Since many of you were interested in her comments and recommendations, she wrote up a blog post today that I want to share with y’all. How to Continue Marathon Training Despite IT Band Issues If […]

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SYS – What is it?


Before I jump into SYS, I want to thank you all for your awesome, sweet, and hilarious (especially Carly, haha!) comments on yesterday’s post. As usual, y’all rock my socks :) I’ve always had “bad” skin. By bad, I mean oily, prone to breakouts, largish pores, and now that I’m approaching the big 3-0, it’s starting […]

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My new job(s)


As many of you already know, yesterday was my last day at my corporate job here in Chicago. And now I’m sure most of you are wondering what the heck I’m doing with my life. You’re not alone. I wonder the same thing on a daily basis ;) This afternoon I thought I’d share with […]

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#53 Treat Yourself Tuesday

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Before I get into the treats, I have a little story for y’all. It’s been a little chilly here in Chicago but since we live in a high-rise, it still gets pretty warm in our apartment without the AC on… and our building’s AC shuts off once the temps drop below a certain point (annoying!). […]

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Brooks Running with Finish Line

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I’ve been a Negative Nancy the past two days… How about a positive and happy running post to kick off our Monday?! A little positivity can always do us some good :) A few weeks ago, Finish Line sent me a pair of their Brooks Ravenna 5 Ombre running shoes. At this point we all […]

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Runner’s Rage

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After reading the title of this post, you’re probably wondering to yourself what the heck is runner’s rage and why it is today’s topic. For starters, I definitely have runner’s rage at the moment. If you’re confused to why, take a gander at yesterday’s post. (BTW, thank you so much for all of your suggestions yesterday! As soon […]

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Bad News Bears

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Bad news bears… Kinda… As I’ve been posting multiple photos on the ‘gram complaining about my darn knee, I thought it was time to update y’all on my current sitch. So, the story of my left knee… actually, it’s my left IT Band and quad giving me the troubles. I’ll take you back to the […]

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Confessions, Part X

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Confession time! It’s been quite some time since my last confessions post so I’m linking up with Amanda today to do some thinking of the out loud variety :) Confession #1 – Sometimes I feel like BodyPump and running are taking over my life. Now that I think of it, they kind of are! I […]

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Fill up your glass – Wine of the Month Club Coupon!


By this point, it’s pretty obvious that I love a good glass bottle of wine. Hence the name, Olives ‘n WINE. Red, white, sparkling – I’m honestly not that particular, as long as it’s in a glass and within arms distance, I’m a happy girl ;) Kyle on the other hand is a bit more […]

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