September 17, 2014


Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 5K & 15K Race Recap

I’m a race girl. Let me clarify that, I’m not necessarily “racing” but I love the thrill of a race. The event itself. The training, the planning, hooking up a new race outfit, seeing people at the race and that awesome feeling of accomplishment after I’m done. A post-race celebratory beer isn’t so bad either. […]

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September 10, 2014


Boston Bound for the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay

It was about this time last year that I was getting ready to take on my first 200 mile relay race – and oh what an eventful 200 miles it was. I had an absolute blast which is why I was thrilled when New Balance invited me to run on one of their teams for […]

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August 26, 2014


Top 5 Reasons to Visit Kenya

This summer I had the opportunity to take an unexpected 9-day media trip to Kenya which has become one of my all time favorite places in the world. I never thought it could rival my love for Capri, Italy, or Barcelona, Spain, but the Masai Mara in Kenya instantly won my affection. This was my […]

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August 21, 2014


Middle School Independence, My #Blogust First

As moms our lives are continually filled with firsts. Each day with kids brings new milestones, new opportunities and new challenges, too. This is my first year as a mother of two middle schoolers. My son, Miles, just started 8th grade, and my baby girl, Milan, made the move from elementary school to 6th grade. […]

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August 12, 2014

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5 Reasons to runDisney at Disneyland

In light of registration opening today for runDisney’s Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, I’m channeling my inner princess and sharing 5 reasons to runDisney at Disneyland. While I have many reasons that I’d love to pack my bags and jet-set across the country to Walt Disney’s original theme park, these five top my list: Logistics […]

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August 5, 2014


My Next Race: Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 15K

I just registered for my next race, the Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 15K on September 7, 2014, in Atlanta. Fun! The race is a part of the third annual race and conference weekend hosted by Black Girls Run! I wasn’t able to attend last year’s weekend but I was a blog ambassador […]

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July 28, 2014


5 Tips to Revive Your Running Routine

Tips to Revive Your Running

Wouldn’t it be nice if life was perfect and everything we decided to do happened with no setbacks? Yup, it would be, but it’s not perfect. Or, as a good friend once told me, “life is not neat.” Everyone suffers from setbacks. It’s not that they happen but how we handle them that truly matters. […]

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July 22, 2014


Coca-Cola 5K Run/Walk at Essence Festival Recap

Coca-Cola 5K crew

Earlier this month I attended the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans as a guest of the presenting sponsor Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola has been supporting the Essence Festival for 19 of those 20 years. Sure, Essence Fest might be best known for its music, but it’s much more than that. Empowerment and community issues receive just […]

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July 15, 2014

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Lions, Prince, and the Beach

I’ve been on the move, my friends, for the last month and I’m excited to be home and share my journey – and my upcoming plans – with you. It began with an unexpected 9-day media trip to the beautiful country of Kenya. This was my first trip to Africa and it was truly a […]

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June 20, 2014

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DOLE Nutrition Plus Fruit & Veggie Shakers POWER Smoothies

I have a thing for juices and smoothies. While I try not to drink too many of my calories, I like how quick and easily I can get some energy and nutrients in something that tastes so good. I like to make my own smoothies but sometimes I don’t have the time or everything I […]

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