dear crossfit…

Dear CrossFit, I know I’ve neglected you a bit this summer. I promised you several vacations, but left you at home as I cruised around the Caribbean and traveled to the beach. In your place, I opted for Eli the Elliptical or Matt the Machine, but they were boring, unchallenging and nothing like you. Each […]

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sautéed fish with veggie salsa

I have my friend Lindsey to thank for introducing me to The Illustrated Kitchen Bible. As foodies, her and her husband blog about their experiences cooking and dining out in Atlanta. Need a restaurant recommendation? A Tasty Experiment is the place to go. Lindsey turned me on to one recipe from this cookbook that was […]

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sizzling spaghetti squash

My mom has always been against eating hot food in the summer. She avoids making casseroles or soup while the temperature is above 90. But me? I have no bias. So Thursday night, I made one of my favorite meals, and in the pictures at the end of this post, you can even see the […]

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my next fixer-upper

New Year’s Eve 2008 marked my first day working at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (great anniversary, right?!) In my tenure here, I’ve managed to decorate my cube with only one personal item–a UGA cup that I use daily, so I’m thinking it might be more functional than decorative. Across the cube street, I admit I’m a […]

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good morning sunshine

In addition to running a CrossFit gym, my husband runs a bootcamp for women three mornings a week at 6 a.m. On these mornings, he wakes up at 4:45 a.m. to get ready (read: prepare breakfast) before he leaves the house at 5:30 a.m. I get up before he leaves, and am often hit in […]

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summer sunday

I really wanted to go on a hike, so we met some of our gym-goers (plus kids) at Sope Creek trail for an early afternoon hike. It never rained, as was forecast, but you couldn’t tell that by the way we looked. The humidity was as close as it could be to 100% without producing rain, and […]

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