Half Marathon Training: Week 1

Half Marathon Training: Week 1

If someone told younger Kelly that I would be training for a half marathon, I would have been crippled with laughter. That being said, here I am typing a post after successfully completing Week 1 of training. I am so excited and proud of myself for taking on this challenge, and I am eager to [...]

Training for a Half Marathon: What NOT To Do

Training for a Half Marathon: What NOT To Do

Completing the 2019 Philadelphia Half Marathon is one of my greatest accomplishments. The race took place on a chilly November morning, but the bike ride from my apartment to the event site filled my body with warmth. At the starting line, I observed the nervous, excited energy of myself and the other runners as we [...]

16 Effortless Ways to Exercise

16 Effortless Ways to Exercise

People exercise for a variety of reasons, such as stress reduction, physical fitness, or recreation. The Center for Disease Control states that individuals should strive for 150 minutes of exercise per week using a combination of aerobic activity and muscle strengthening. Traditionally, we think of exercise as an intense session filled with blood, sweat, and [...]

HighOh Washable Cloth Pads: Are They Worth It?

HighOh Washable Cloth Pads: Are They Worth It?

High ho..... High ho.... It's off to........ making some great attempts to make my menstrual cycle more comfortable and an overall more enjoyable experience. I love learning new ways to make my life healthier and easier. I have become increasingly passionate about everyday comfort, investing in reusable products, and educating myself on what I put [...]