35 Life Lessons for 35 years

35 Life Lessons

Tomorrow I turn 35. Mid thirties. This age that has been a dividing line in my mind for a very long time. It means next year I get to compete in the 35-39 age group in all running & duathlon events, over 35 category in WBFF bikini. I am officially in my mid-30s. And I […]

Happy Birthday to Me!

Yep! It’s my birthday!! Today I turn 33, which isn’t really a big birthday to celebrate, but it’s still a special day! I’m still petitioning for everyone to get their birthday off from work, but I don’t think that’s going to go through any time soon. After a morning workout and work, our plan is […]

Better With Veggies Birthday Week + Vega Giveaway!

Hello again! It’s a rare day that I share two posts, but today is the start of a week of celebrating – Better With Veggies is turning ONE!! I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since I started blogging here, but Wednesday really is the official day. To help make this week exciting for […]

Review: Woodfire Grill Birthday Tasting Dinner


For my birthday, the best guy in the entire world treated me to a 5-course tasting dinner at Woodfire Grill. Sorry ladies – he’s all mine! Woodfire Grill has a normal menu, but both times I’ve visited we’ve ordered a tasting menu. A set price for a 5-course meal that the chef creates. When we […]

Weekend Recap and SEC Championship Day!


Sorry for the late post today – but it’s already been a busy weekend around here! After last night’s fantastic 5-course tasting dinner at Woodfire Grill (all the details and pictures in an upcoming post), we were in bed late last night. So, we slept in and relaxed before heading out for our weekend runs. […]

What I Ate Wednesday – Birthday Edition!


Yesterday was a busy day, which also happened to be my birthday!  I think everyone should get to take off work as a holiday on their birthday – wouldn’t that be fun?! What WIAW isn’t about Comparison – Judgement – Restriction – Guilt What WIAW is about Celebrating one of the glorious things we all have in common: We […]

Tuesday Training: 4 Things I Learned From Hot Yoga

It’s weird announcing that TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY on my own blog, but I think it would also be weird if I didn’t say anything. Kirk is traveling for work this week, but I did get to open one of presents before he left to kick off my birthday celebration. That tall box I’m ready […]