Namaste and Sparkling Rosé

When Friday rolls around, there’s a magic in the air. You feel me? via GIPHY   Weekend vibes are an interesting thing for me. There’s just so much to do, how do you decide? Do you relax and rest? Catch up on sleep, binge a show on Netflix, get a massage? Do you head out…

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3 ways to sparkle while (and after) traveling

And here I thought summer couldn’t get any crazier. Last year was the epitome of unusual. I was back and forth to North Carolina all summer long for my dad’s transplant. We were in Vegas for BlogFest, roadtripped to California for the EMPOWER race. I also went to Rochester, NY, Seattle, WA, and Asheville, NC,…

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Donut Kill My Vibe. Good Vibes Only.

Current mood: via GIPHY I’m deciding that’s what it is. Even when you’re in a funk, when you don’t wanna, when looking at your to-do list makes you want to cry, when your neck keeps tweaking and twinging, when you’re just plain tired (all of which are true today), there are still things to celebrate….

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Confessions of a Runner: Running Sucks

Ok that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but right now that statement is true for me. It’s springtime here in Portland. Which means some days of torrential rain and wind, and some days of 65 and sunny. Sometimes it swings from one to the other in a matter of hours! That means running season…

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Battling creaky knees. In my 20’s.

There’s no disappointment quite like when you’ve wedged yourself into your spandex, laced up your sneaks, perfectly curated your playlist, allotted time in your busy day, and finally head out for a run only to feel shooting pain through your knee. Or even to have a great run only to be hobbling around for a…

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