Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Remember Me?




Hey guys, long time no see.


I can't believe it has been SO long since I have written a blog post.
I never thought this would happen on my little corner of the internet.


Life has been busy.
Busier then busy.

Between working, working out, moving, daily vlogging and wedding planning I barely have time to breathe let alone write.

I hate it.

I mean I love my life and everything that has been going on this summer but I hate that I don't sit here and chat with you everyday.

I am active on so many other platforms nowadays it's hard to keep up with them all.
This post is just turning into a list of excuses.
I have had plans to get back on schedule of writing every weekday and at one point I really wanted to bring back my Friday Favorites posts that you all loved so much.

I don't know why I haven't done either of these things.
I also haven't given blogging much thought.
I haven't felt motivated or inspired to post.
I didn't think anyone cared that I have abandoned my space here.

Until last week... I received a tweet saying " Missing your blog entries!!"  and it hit me.
People actually look forward to what I write, or enjoy reading the silly things I have to say or looking at my pictures whether they are post workout or weekend recaps.


Here and now I am going to try and get back on track. Post my workout recaps, my weekends, wedding related things [31 days til WE DO!] life in general.
Because at one point that was what I loved doing.
It still is, it's just finding the time to juggle EVERYTHING I have going on.

Plus daily vlogging is a lot more work then one may realize. 
It requires shooting AND editing.
But I LOVE IT.

Thank you for hanging in there and for your patience with me while I seemed to have disappeared more then appeared.
I am going to do my best best best to get back on track with blogging.
You have my word.


Thursday, July 11, 2013

I went to Red Mango for...a smoothie!


Disclaimer: Red Mango sponsored this post. The gift cards were sent for us to try the new smoothies as well as compensated me for this review. AS ALWAYS All opinions are my own.






Did you know Red Mango now has smoothies?



I was fortunate enough to treat not only myself but my bestie Sarah to a post workout treat last Tuesday at Red Mango!




I wasn't really sure what to expect upon arrival because I've only ever been to RM one other time and it was for Nutella fro-yo ;)



Sarah got the Berry Medley Hibiscus and added a scoop of Whey protein powder for an extra dollar or so
[ I don't remember the exact price, but it wasn't much]



I went with the Mango Melody and also opted in for the added Whey protein powder... I mean we had JUST worked out.


The verdict: They were both DELICIOUS. They didn't taste fake or overly sweet which I thought might be the case, considering we were getting protein shakes from a frozen yogurt shop.


I will definitely be heading back to Red Mango to try one of the other flavors they have available, particularly one with peanut butter! [ ours didn't have these available at the time] 

For more information follow them on their social media accounts
 Twitter at www.twitter.com/redmango    



HUGE thank you to Red Mango for allowing us to refuel after our workouts with these delicious smoothies :)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

THE COLOR RUN!!




This past weekend I had the pleasure of running the NYC Color run with my 3 best friends.
This is the second time I ran this race, the first was last August.


 
I cannot say enough amazing things about The Color Run, from start to finish it is hands down the best race I've ever done. It leaves me happy and smiling for the rest of the day.
 
 
Here are a few pictures from the event:
 







BEST DAY EVER!




Here is the video I shot as well : 2013 COLOR RUN




Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Great Debate of 2013




Well last night things got a little hairy over on my facebook page.


I posted this status after an annoying run in with someone during a gym class:

If you show up to the gym in a "workout" skirt with your hair done, full face of makeup and perfume just do yourself a favor and quit while you're ahead. You're not fooling anyone but yourself.


I'll admit it was a little on the nasty side, especially for my page which has ALWAYS been positive place for the past 2 years. BUT that does not mean I don't have negative/rude things that pop up in my brain from time to time or all of the time, I just don't always share them.


This status resulted in a slew of arguments in the comment section, one person in particular called me a rude, snarky, judgemental jerk.

This didn't bother me one bit. Why? Because EVERYONE is entitled to their own opinion and can say what they want, whenever they want. Which is exactly what I did on MY page.

In reality you wearing makeup to the gym doesn't affect my life at all and I could/should have left that out of my mini rant. 

But the perfume DOES.
Perfume in a gym or group fitness class is just plain rude.


Now I'd love to know how you feel about the status/ people wearing perfume to the gym-fitness class.

If you'd like to see what happened in the comments feel free to chime in...but beware it gets a little hairy.





 
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