Tag: weekend

Ancient vs. Modern Fruits and Vegetables

Good morning! I’m heading to an essentials workout class tomorrow on Snatches so today is my rest day from working out. I spent a lovely evening over my friend Melissa’s house last night – connecting with friends, eating some delicious treats, and looking/browsing through some more »

Adventure Weekend

During our week of staycation/Thanksgiving, I wanted the kids to get out and do stuff. Today we went to Adventure Theater at Glen Echo Park in Maryland to see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  The play was an hour and was so cute — perfect for more »

A Sunday run is good for your health

I have had a sinus headache for 2 days. Gotta love Fall in Northern Virginia I tell ya.  I decided that even though I didn’t feel like going for a run this morning, that I would force myself to go and maybe it would help more »

Ahh, Weekends

I don’t think I have mentioned this before — I am running a small 5k race in River Creek with some of the Plumbline Ladies.  The race benefits Capital Hospice — as I have mentioned — races are a good way to give back and more »

To work or not workout –that is the question!

It started Thurs mid morning — nausea, fatigue, lack of energy — and started to subside Friday evening after spending 2 solid days in bed. Not wanting to get out to even get water. It’s hard to be mom sometimes because there is no one more »


A slow day here in Northern Virginia. I woke up and headed to Kimmy’s house for a run. We did about 4 miles today. The air was cold and crisp and it made it tough on my asthma. After we finished the run we headed more »

Weekend Run

I headed over to my friend Kimmy’s ‘hood for our weekend run today. We had a new running partner too – Jack, Kimmy’s dog and he provided a few unplanned breaks and barks on our jaunt.  From our estimates, we ran around 5miles. The weather more »

Trail Run tracked by mapmyrun.com

During my presentation to parents this week — Creating Fit Families — my friend Heidi said something that really stuck with me — she said ‘we as parents, cant afford to wait around until someone else gives us an opportunity to get our kids out more »

Fitting in a workout

Here are just a few of the pics from yesterday’s Plane Pull — our team raised more than $2500 for VA Special Olympics and although we didn’t win – we did great considering we were one of the only teams comprised mainly of women. We more »

It’s a mental game

Yesterday I went for a run when I woke up. The weather was  yet again perfect running weather so of course I had to make the best of it! I ran about 5 miles again – but honestly, it was a struggle. With the cooler more »