Workout Roundup: Week of August 28, 2017

This was my first full week at home after hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc. While I was mentally ready to jump back into my workouts, my body really wasn’t, as I would come to find out. It can be hard to get your groove back after a long trip, but I normally try toRead more


Random Thoughts Round Up

Hi! I’m back from hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc and I have so much to show and tell you. But I also need to get a bunch of pictures from my friends before I can do that (it’s for your benefit, I promise). And although it is Monday and I therefore owe you aRead more


Foster Care: The Licensing Process

Ever wondered what it takes to get licensed to become a foster parent in South Carolina? I had so many questions when we first started thinking about going through the process. I vowed that I would record every step of the journey for posterity so that anyone else interested in becoming a foster parent throughRead more


Currently: What I’m NOT Loving Lately

Normally when I write a “Currently” post, I tell you all about the things and products that I’m loving lately. Instead, I thought I’d change things up a bit and tell you the things I’m NOT loving, because there seem to be a lot more of those. I’m going to leave out summer, because thatRead more


Workout Roundup: Week of August 7, 2017

I was hoping for a really solid week of workouts before leaving to hike the Tour du Mont Blanc, but that’s not exactly what happened. In fact, this week was the first time I had a really bad strength workout. Let’s dive into it. Monday, August 7, 5 mile treadmill run, personal training – legs:Read more


Up, Up, and Away! Off to Mont Blanc.

A little confession: I can’t remember if I ever mentioned on the blog or on social media that I am doing this trip, so it may come as a bit of a surprise. I am leaving today for the Alps! Sorry if I didn’t mention it, as it wasn’t meant to be a surprise –Read more