EXCITED. OVERWHELMED. HAPPY. CONFUSED. SORE.

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.

Full Hearts and Hugs at Fitbloggin’

It’s the clique-free conference that inspires, reinvigorates and teaches me year after year. Fitbloggin’, you have my heart. And my hugs.

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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Homesick, Party of Two

The sign of a good vacation? You cry when it’s over. (I guess that could be the sign of a really terrible vacation, too…but in my case, the tears were because I just wasn’t ready to come home. Neither was Lucas.) I’ve talked before about my family’s property in Maine — we’ve had it since […]

“Unimaginable Disaster”

Two weeks ago, I was looking over one of the most beautiful cities I’d ever seen. Monterosso, Italy. One of the five towns that make up Cinque Terre. Two days ago, Lucas blogged about our amazing experience — eating at Vernazza and climbing hundreds of steps. 24 hours ago, I found out that Cinque Terre […]

A Global Perspective

While I was away on my European adventure, I did not check my email. I did not make any phone calls. I did not tweet, post a Facebook status update or even log onto a computer (except for a few brief moments to book and confirm some last-minute transportation). I soaked up the culture, navigated […]

My European Adventure

What a few weeks I’ve had — including some of the best food I’ve ever eaten, blisters that put my half marathon training to shame, a few travel nightmares, creative use of hand gestures to make up for a lack of language and memories that I will hold very, very dear for the rest of […]