Born To Do This

A registered dietitian (RD) & Girls Gone Sporty Ambassador living in Connecticut, I am a go-to source for factual, scientifically backed nutrition knowledge with the daily application tips you need to make it through the day.

Ever enthused when it comes to running and food, this blog serves not only to inspire, but to explain the science behind the miracles of proper nutrition. Follow me on my journey as I try to balance life's many demands with the REALLY important things in life- like food and running :)

Time's never on anyone's side, but I was born to do this. What were you born to do?
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#WIAW: Move-In Day Approaches!

Happy WIAW :) Its been a while for me…! Life has been *HECTIC*. Like… I started a new full time job which requires 3 hours of commuting daily AND THEN my mechanic broke my engine during a routine oil change AND THEN it was time to move (which requires apartment searching!!!).Anyway! That’s all behind me now because I found an apartment MUCH closer to my full time job! And its beeee—oootttiful!…

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#dinnertonight is @paleomg’s apple arugula bison burger over arugula with diced #carrotfries #paleo #sodelicious #juliisagenius #yum

This is the opposite of #summertime sadness #cherries #darkchocolate #magnesiumplease #snack #nom

Ya gotta keep dem hips open! #mobilitywork #runner #run #raceready #sprintthepainaway #trackwork #trackworkout #sprint #runfastorgohome

Berlinski chicken meatballs, zoodles & homemade tomato sauce! #paleoitalian #italiansdoitbetter #zoodles #organic #hugafarmer

Breakfast Bestest #JERF #HealthyFood

kashi nutrition labelLet’s be honest. For most people, the word breakfast is synonymous with Wheaties drowned in cow’s milk and a cold glass of orange juice. I know growing up, my staple breakfast was cheerios, milk and raisins. Except for weekends when I’d grab onion bagels thick with cream cheese and a large bottle of Nesquick chocolate milk.

Geeze. Can you say sugar coma?

Before we go any farther, let’s review why…

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Do I look as cool as I feel??? #runner #decorateyourskin #lulu_DK #lulu_DKtattoos #glitter #glittertats #temporarytattoo #obsession @lulu_dk

Non-Nutrition Obseshes this Summer #VSSportBra #VSSportTester

Besides being super duper missing in action, I have been packing to move, commuting like a trillion hours a day, sprinting & lifting because LORD KNOWS I don’t have time for long distance running, and eating lots of real-food-on-the-go. Like sweet potatoes, eggs, spinach smoothies, & ummm… eggs. The cage free, organic kind that DO NOT EAT VEGETARIAN ONLY FEED!

Anywho. I also have found that…

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The Latest & Greatest Contribution to Girls Gone Sporty! #GlutenFree #WayToBe

Compliments of Girls Gone Sporty!

Potato chips are gluten free… so they MUST be healthy, right?!

Check out my latest article on Girls Gone Sporty to hear more on my rationale for limiting gluten in the diet.

I do not consider myself “gluten free” namely because:

1) I do not have immediate, apparent adverse reactions to gluten.

2) I do not think regularly choosing “gluten free” alternatives (ie. Gluten free…

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