Kyle and I have gotten into the whole “Taco Tuesday” routine – I make him taco boats (similar to regular tacos), and I make myself a taco salad. I love sharing my meals on my Fitness/Health Instagram account (@elizabeth_healthy_life), and I often get asked what I put in my taco salad. There are so many ingredients, … Read More about My Famous Homemade Taco Salad
Losing 22 lb. wasn’t easy. But maintaining my weight loss also isn’t easy. I’ve maintained my 22 lb. weight loss for almost an entire year now, but finding a healthy balance took time. I found that even though I had lost the weight I wanted, I still needed to work just as hard, if not … Read More about Tips on How I Stay on Track
One of my favorite ways to refuel after a workout is to drink a cold protein shake. There are so many different ways to make shakes and I think I’ve finally perfected mine! Protein shakes are a fun way to experiment – throw in new vegetables (I recently started adding cucumber), try a new flavor of protein powder … Read More about Post-Workout Shake
Rewind to the weekend of April 30-May 1 when I ran the Providence Marathon. This was my second road marathon, but third marathon overall (first was the Leadville Trail Marathon in June 2015). I began training for this marathon in mid-February after dealing with an IT band injury. Because I had been planning to begin in … Read More about Providence Marathon Recap
I was so excited for the Boston Marathon on Monday, and I wasn’t even running it! The weather forecast called for blue sky and temperatures in the 60’s, which is great for spectators but a little warm for runners. Because it was Marathon Monday/Patriots’ Day, neither Kyle nor I had work. So I started my … Read More about Marathon Monday
On Saturday, I participated in the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) 5K in downtown Boston. It was a beautiful day – the sun was shining and the temperature was in the mid-40’s. I was so excited for this race because it is part of the B.A.A. Distance Medley. The Distance Medley consists of a 5K, a … Read More about B.A.A. 5K!