I hope everyone had a GREAT Fourth of July! I know I had an amazing and patriotic day! I absolutely adore holidays, and I get very wrapped up into the festivities. Everything I did yesterday had an element of red, white, and blue to it, like my Strawberry, Banana, and Blueberry Fruit Bowl! Yummy!
The summer heat can seriously dehydrate you, especially in Houston, Texas. Sure the air may be fully quenched at 99.9% humidity, but that does not mean your body is. I have never had the problem of disliking the “taste” of water as some people do. If you ever see me, I always have my water by my side. It can be plain, with lemon, or a creative infusion of sorts. Infusing water has been the latest trend it seems, and I have happily hopped on board. For my birthday, I was gifted a water bottle with an infusion chamber that I have been having much fun with. I really get creative with the natural flavor pairings I come up with. (See my Raspberry Lemon Water here.) Continue reading
Yesterday was a good day. I received my Liveashore workout tank in the mail, had a day full of great snacks, and filled with kick-butt workouts! It all began with my morning run as I continue training for my half-marathon(s). I have just been running 6-8 miles a week since I have not registered for any halfs yet, and Jessi’s is in all the way in May. It has been really hot here in Houston, so I learned to listen to my body and heart and slow it down. Continue reading
Despite the fact that summer usually means sleeping in late for most college students, I cannot bear the notion. Why waste the most beautiful part of the day? The promise of a fresh start every morning with the whole day ahead of you. I think my body knows this and that is why I cannot sleep in past 9 am–and that is still pretty late for me. I average around 7:30 am unless I set an alarm to go for a run. In Houston, the day heats up pretty quickly, and if I have not hit the pavement before the sun makes its appearance, I am in trouble. Continue reading