Day 1 of 28: Real Food + ‘Real’ Life

Day 1 of 28 is in the books — and it was a great one. I had done my due diligence of stocking the fridge and cabinets with all of my favorite clean foods and ingredients, but I completely failed on the Sunday prep piece so meals today were a little bit of a scramble (and…

Eating Local: Charleston Tour

I’m definitely a creature of habit, with all the potential for an addictive personality – energy that thankfully (usually) gets focused around food and fitness.  This past week was exactly that, all set in the ever-loving and beautiful city of Charleston.  From beginning to end the trip was an exploration, and a somehow stressful break…

Babies, Mothers, Sun and Home Cooking

There’s something to be said for weekends of constant motion — the kind that can take you so far out of the day-to-day that you actually get a break from  the routine.  That was this weekend in Charlotte, and as I sit here wrapping up the last few hours before I check in to next…

Almond Milk Lattes, StrengthsFinder & Earned Weeks

There are good weeks and bad weeks, long tough weeks and the weeks that pass in what feels like the blink of an eye. It’s always a gamble, and the more you push to achieve, the more concerning the odds are. And then, like hope at the end of a long winter, there are the…

Hello Again Cville, 28toLife & ACC Titles

On Saturday I made the journey back up to Cville for a pretty exciting week at MADabolic Cville, and an epic afternoon for Virginia Basketball. In addition to a pretty full docket, our MAD team is preparing for a visit from Cristina (our favorite nutrition guru and lead trainer from the Charlotte location) by kicking…

When Life Takes Your Hammer, Pump the Breaks

I specifically set aside time tonight to finally hang some of the art and pictures that have been leaning up against my walls for the last few weeks, but, since I’ve just realized that I apparently don’t own a hammer, I think I’ll blog instead.  I guess if I’m going to take the glass-half-full approach,…