Travel

Today in Boston, the sun in shining and my legs are screaming. Oh what a difference 24 hours makes. Here is part 2 of my marathon recap. You can read part 1 here. The Start At the starting line, there was a sign to my hometown. Made me smile despite the nerves. I was in […]

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I finished running the Boston Marathon today in 3 hours and 57 minutes – hitting my goal by just 3 minutes! I still can’t believe I did it. Let’s start at the beginning…  On Sunday morning I woke up at 3 am for some stupid sale you might have heard of… #LillyForTarget. I should have […]

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Ahhhhh! It’s finally here. Everyone keeps asking me if I am ready and well, is anyone ever ready to run 26.2 miles? I’m ready to get it over with and experience the glory of crossing the finish line on Boylston Street. The weather has been nothing short of brutal during training. Even I have had to […]

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I love to travel. In fact, after I cross the finish line on Monday – I will be visiting Eastern Europe for 10 days on vacation, no work! I planned this so that I would be able to enjoy giving my body a break from running and working out while sightseeing and eating my way […]

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Restless and Tapering

April 15, 2015 · 5 comments

This weekend, I ran my last longish run before marathon Monday! I ran 10 miles along the marathon route and felt strong and fast. It was the first day that I’ve run outside and actually enjoyed the weather since I began training.  On Monday, they began to build the staging at the finish line and […]

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Did you know you can now get a green smoothie at Starbucks as well as coconut milk in your coffee? Dunkin Donuts too now offers almond milk to add to your morning cup of Joe! With all the juice bars popping up, it appears that the old guy on the block is taking notice and […]

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Making it Official!

April 1, 2015 · 15 comments

For the past 3 or so years, I’ve wanted to share a personal predicament with you guys. I was curious if you were in a similar situation or knew someone that was and could offer advice. Well, I finally have decided to address the topic that has become what feels like the elephant in the […]

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If you love barre and you live in Boston, you should be excited to know that FlyBarre is now open in the Prudential. Located right inside FlyWheel, it’s weird now to think this studio is a new addition – where did the space come from!?  I went to class at 10 am with my girl […]

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My Fit Trip to the Dominican Republic was a much needed break from the East Coast tundra. When I returned I felt energized and recharged thanks to the active nature of my stay. Here is my final post from my visit sharing some of my favorite activities, restaurants and accommodations. 1. Iguana Mama An adventure […]

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