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Hi all! Hope your week is going well! Mine is flying by!

Probably because of the weird things that have been happening this week. Monday was a normal work day, but Tuesday I left work early because we were having some plumbing problems. One of our pipes froze and caused water from the shower and the washing machine to back up. It wasn’t as bad as we thought, just had to dry out the carpet in the basement with some fans. Phew, no major issues!

Then yesterday my co-worker and I went to a school to talk to students about working in a veterinary clinic, interviewing, having an externship, etc. I was a little nervous at first, but I really enjoyed myself!

I will be going into work this evening, but I just wanted to put up a post with some new things that I have been enjoying!

The Pittsburgh Skyline will never get old, even when it is overcast–I can’t get enough!

It must be a “Burgh Thing”


I can’t remember where I saw that little gem, but I love it! I don’t speak too much “Pittsburghese” but there are some terms that I say every now and then.

Santa brought me an Apple TV, and I love being able to access Netflix in my room. Perfect for lazy days!


My Mom and I went out to dinner the other night (Hibachi!) and I tried gelato for the first time, it was pretty good, but definitely could get addicting, I will be saving this for special occasions. I tried the mint chocolate chip and reese’s mix…


I have been making an effort to start doing more yoga, and the other night it was so nice to just turn on OnDemand and get my “om” on! The flowers and candle are definitely a nice add on. The quote on the plate says “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain”. Love it!


I also got a new balance ball, since Garrett thought my old one was a squeak toy (RIP). and tried these two workouts from Self! My abs were burning so much during that work out! Phew!


If you haven’t tried Dr. Weil’s Kale Salad yet–you must! It is so good, and it keeps well in the fridge! I make a big batch and the flavor gets better every day!


What new (or old) things have you been loving lately?

Any new workouts you have found?

Until next time…



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Hello all! Happy May!

As many of you know…I ran the relay in the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday! And it was a hot one! 🙂

I ran with 4 other workers/volunteers/friends from the Western PA Humane Society, and I am so, so, so happy to let you know that we SMASHED our fundraising goal!

So a huge THANK YOU to every one who donated and shared our cause–many animals thank you!

We thought it would be funny to call ourselves “The Mutts” because of our mixed backgrounds–and because Mutts are the best breed! We made pretty good time considering our training backgrounds and that it was so hot outside!

We also did pretty good for being 99 years old. 😉

After the race, I wandered around the city and stopped by the finish line to watch everyone after the race. I also stopped by the Humane Society tent for a photo:

After walking around for a while, we decided to get lunch at one of my favorite places on the Northshore–Finnigan’s Wake! I got a salad and my favorite junk food:

Buffalo Chicken Dip!

However, my post running hunger was playing tricks on me–so I ended up eating the salad and downing some water. But the dip came home with me for a snack later!

Overall, it was another great experience and I really can’t thank you enough for all of your support!




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