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Paws Chicago

I decided to run the Chicago Marathon again after 7 years. This will be my 4th marathon. The last Chicago Marathon I did in 2015 was rough. I barely made it and wanted to quit so many times. It was my worst one yet. I finished and was exhausted afterwards. The next day I developed…

Mindful Eating

Do you constantly eat while watching TV? Sometimes we get so busy we just grab some food to throw in our mouth and forget to be mindful about our food. This can lead to under/over eating and choosing less optimal foods. This also plays a role in digestion if you aren’t chewing your food properly.…

Staying healthy while dining out

Yes you can stay healthy while dining out.  One of my favorite places to eat that’s delicious and healthy is the Toast Society in Las Vegas. If you haven’t gone, you need to go. They have amazing gourmet avocado toasts, refreshing coffees, smoothies and a few health and wellness products they pick by hand.  Eating…

Why Diets Don’t Work

Does this sound familiar? You hear about this wonderful diet that will guarantee weight-loss, so you try it, only to gain even more weight back once you’ve lost it? Don’t feel bad. You are not alone. Just because a diet works for one person, does not mean that it will work for you. Diets are…

Welcome

Welcome to my blog about fitness, nutrition, travel and more! I unfortunately lost my old page so I’m starting over. I’ve had many life changes in the last two years so I’m excited to share about them all. One of my main goals this year is to get back into running and I’m running the…

Do weekends take away from your fitness goals?

If you are following a sustainable plan, then having a meal that isn’t as nutritious as you normally eat isn’t going to throw you off. Especially if you are following a macro plan and it fits inside your daily intake.  If you are doing well during the week and Friday hits, and it’s anything and…