Back From Paradise: Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico


  Last year at the Hispanicize Conference in Miami, I tweeted my little thumbs heart out during an event and won an all inclusive trip for 4 days and 3 nights to the five star hotel Moon Palace in Cancun, … Continue reading

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Boom Goes The Dynamite- Kara Goucher Joins Oiselle

Source: Oiselle The most incredible news just dropped and I’m still hyperventilating a little. THE Kara Goucher joined the Oiselle flock and has decided to call the nest home. I remember reading an article in Runner’s World February about how … Continue reading

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A Student Life Calls for a Student Mobile Plan #APlusPlan


I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. The semester is finally over! My first term back while … Continue reading

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Fitness Holiday Gift Guide 2013

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There are still about 10 more days until Christmas, so you still have just enough time to finish shopping for those last few special people on your list. Even if that includes yourself Don’t worry, I won’t judge. Besides, I … Continue reading

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On The Go Protection #Spon


I don’t know how many times I’ve prayed to the monthly period fairies near race day because I didn’t want to get stuck with a heavy flow. Dealing with Aunt Flo can be such a hassle when you’re a sporty … Continue reading

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Team Hi for My First Marathon Part 1


Right before I returned to the states from my Gilman Scholarship language study experience, I headed to Paris for a couple days to soak up the last bits of French culture (Hello yummy La Durée macarons) in grand style. Well … Continue reading

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Adjusting & An Announcement

Things are finally settling down around here and I’m beginning to find some balance. It honestly took much longer than I thought to adjust after the move and figure out how to manage school, work, blogging and a corneal abrasion … Continue reading

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Happiness Equation


What does it take to be happy? The variables change and the levels I need of certain things have fluctuated throughout my life. As a child, I needed very little to spark the joy. I would sit for hours in … Continue reading

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