Why become a vegetarian?

“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?

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Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap

In the past, I have blogged about my excitement for signing up for a virtual 5k. I have found that even though I am training for a more concrete goal—two half marathons within 4 weeks of each other—this virtual race was a great way for me to push myself during my shorter training runs. Signing … Continue reading Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

One of the reasons why I have focused so much time on my blog is because I enjoy inspiring others, educating them and pushing them to strive for a healthy life. Living on my own, I learned quickly how bad fast food was for my body, gaining weight and always feeling sluggish. Over time, I … Continue reading Very Inspiring Blogger Award

#SweatPink Ambassador

Happy Friday to you all! I had such a productive week, and it feels good to end the week off on a positive note. I stuck with my half marathon training plan this week, but will work on adding strength training to my routine next week.  Workwise, I got a call for some freelancing opportunity, … Continue reading #SweatPink Ambassador

Can You Give A Dog Ice Cubes?

Taking your pet pooch out will leave their tails wagging, but a hot-weather walk or run during the summer months leaves their tongues wagging for some ice-cold water. After a blog post, “NO ICE WATER FOR DOGS…PLEASE READ ASAP,” has been in the media spotlight, many are wondering if it is safe to give dogs … Continue reading Can You Give A Dog Ice Cubes?

Summer Running & the Attack of the Mosquitoes

I have learned this week that things don’t always go according to plan. I also learned that this is okay and sometimes we just have to enjoy life. I was not able to run on Monday, and Tuesday I was out sick, so I was dying to finally get out of work yesterday and enjoy … Continue reading Summer Running & the Attack of the Mosquitoes