Group Exercise Love


It’s days like today that have me convinced that group exercise is the best thing going. I took my favorite Wednesday boot camp class and had a blast. It’s the perfect mid-week fitness class for me because it breaks up my solo workouts and often exposes me to new exercises. (For example, today we wove a heavy kettle bell in and out of our legs … [Continue reading...]

After Her


I have always told Ryan that one of my favorite parts of the day occurs the moment we crawl into bed together at night. We will chat and read and I love unwinding and relaxing at the end of a long day. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved reading at night. I love getting lost in a story and reading until my eyes feel heavy and I can turn … [Continue reading...]

Asian Crunch Salad


On Sunday morning after church, Ryan and I went out to breakfast at a local diner. I left full from the fabulous fluffy pancakes I ordered, but since pancakes never seem to fill me up for long, I found myself feeling hungry within two hours of our late morning breakfast date.  Ryan and I swung by the grocery store on our way home from the … [Continue reading...]

Shoulder Shredder Workout


Good morning! It’s a dreary day in Ocala so far and if the forecast is any indication, the rain isn’t going to dissipate anytime soon. I think that means I should crawl back into bed, snuggle under the covers and spend a few hours with my latest library book. (I’m still making my way through After Her.) But I guess that work thing is kind of … [Continue reading...]

A Little Whitney to Fuel Your Workout


I slept horribly last night but somehow when the alarm went off at 5 a.m., I didn’t feel exhausted. I’m waiting for some fabulous afternoon lethargy to hit me like a truck, but maybe I’ll get lucky and will coast through the day without a crash. Here’s hoping! Workout My morning workout began with 20 minutes on the elliptical before I headed … [Continue reading...]

Taste of Ocala 2014


The 26th annual Taste of Ocala was a delicious and highly filling extravaganza! The event takes place every spring and raises money for student scholarships for the College of Central Florida. It’s always a blast! I spent all day on Friday and Saturday helping with event set up (I’ve been on the planning committee for the past three years) and it … [Continue reading...]