Bumptastic at BlogFest 2015

Last year, I recapped my experience at BlogFest 2014 with the headline: EXCITED. OVERWHELMED. HAPPY. CONFUSED. SORE. I easily could have gone with the same title this year (but perhaps added PREGNANT, as that was a major factor in how I felt all weekend!). Once again, the awesome team at IDEA asked me to speak […]

Up and Down and Up and Down

It was the hilliest and most beautiful half marathon I’ve ever done (and wait until you see the post-race brunch). Plus, a review of the SunTaker products and some updates on other up/down/up/down moments I’ve recently experienced.


I’m always a little scattered when I come home from a conference. EXCITED. OVERWHELMED. HAPPY. CONFUSED. And in the case of the IDEA World Fitness conference in Anaheim, California: SORE. Let’s take them in order, shall we? 5 Things I Felt at IDEA World Fitness Conference EXCITED I get butterflies when I arrive at any […]

Fitness Travel Tips

Travel does present a few challenges when it comes to keeping up your fitness. So, here are some of my tips and tricks for staying in shape on the road.

My Heart is in Boston

It’s bizarre to me that last year at almost this exact time, I was pouring my heart out in a post called “The Day I Most Miss Being in Boston.” It was a love letter to my hometown, and since I was feeling particularly homesick, I really wished I could have teleported myself to the Boston Marathon starting line, to recreate the memories I’d had as a child. I’d like that teleporter again in 2014.

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