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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

Fitness Travel Weekend

NC Weekend + Workout Report!

NC Weekend Radio silence on my end over here because I’ve been in NC enjoying family time + celebrating my niece Miriam’s 3rd birthday! It was such a fun trip. I think I made the right decision to bring A alone — we had…

January 29, 2023

Fun with YNAB reports

Inspired by this post by Lisa, I decided to take a look at year over year spending. Since I have been tracking every expenditure in YNAB for years, I can create a decent trend graph of pretty much anything. I am not bold enough…

January 26, 2023


I have to admit that I am REALLY tired this week. I did make it to bed at 8:30 pm last night. But I feel like I could nap on any surface right now, and I felt like that all morning. This is probably…

January 25, 2023
life Parenting

Goings On

Annabel’s play was awesome! Here she is holding a bunch of sausages (in the ensemble): I was quite impressed!! Family came to watch and we celebrated at dinner afterwards. Super fun + full weekend and I’m so glad we were recovered from all of…

January 24, 2023
Best Laid Plans

Ep 130: SICK!

This (brief!) episode was recorded as I was in the throes of last week’s viral melange, and I am very happy to report that my voice WILL sound better in the next ep. 3 illness-related tips: 1- Plan to get sick. If you don’t,…

January 23, 2023
Fitness life

Weekly Workouts: Flu Edition

Well, I got 3 decent weeks of training in between our ski trip + the flu. Not ideal, but I wasn’t going to avoid getting sick forever! Hopefully our family can stay virus free for a while. <– wishful thinking I know, but might…

January 22, 2023

Survived! 5K report

Chip time: 25:48 – this would be an 8:18/mi pace BUT honestly I think the course was a tiny bit short (my Apple Watch has the stats below, and it has been pretty accurate on other races + splits!). I won my age group…

January 21, 2023
Fitness life

5 or 6 Very Quick Updates on a Friday

1- The dress I wanted to return is getting returned. Finally got in touch with customer service and the ‘Final Sale’ was a mistake and they sent me a return label. WHEW. 2- Cameron got picked for “All-Star” soccer! Super exciting and I am…

January 20, 2023
Fitness life

Failed Run + BLPA Fun

It rhymes, so it’s a good title, right? My run sucked this morning. It really did. I didn’t start it until 8:30 (Thursday is my current late start day) and was attempting to do a 4 mile tempo segment at 8:45-9:00/mi pace (with 2…

January 19, 2023