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Weekend Getaway in San Diego: December 1-4 Recap

When your best friend from New York asks you to travel for a weekend, you say yes. Except, my BFF Jess has asked me this approximately 10x this year, and I have only been able to actually commit twice. We went to LA in March, and this last weekend, we visited San Diego together. Her… Continue reading Weekend Getaway in San Diego: December 1-4 Recap

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Toronto: A Weekend Getaway with the Falls and Donuts

Every summer, Marc, Garett, Kylie, and I take a trip together. We were RAs together at Loyola and remain best friends. Two years ago, they traveled to New York City but I was in the hospital with my sinus surgery, and last year we went to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. This year, we… Continue reading Toronto: A Weekend Getaway with the Falls and Donuts

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How to Improve Your Relationship with Food By Traveling

Traveling often does not encourage positive relationships with food. Vacation means indulging -- often over-indulging. It's common to go on a diet before vacation just to eat and drink lots on vacation. That type of crash diet can lead to feelings of guilt and regret, further leading to punishment upon returning from your trip. Getting… Continue reading How to Improve Your Relationship with Food By Traveling

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EDUCATE: My SEA Journey in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Friday, January 6, 2017 Upon landing in Siem Reap and logging onto WiFi, I learned that I actually placed 10th out of 80 women in the Singapore 10K. I know it’s a smaller race than any I’ve done in Chicago, but I’m still very happy with myself! My spirits started high as I quickly fell… Continue reading EDUCATE: My SEA Journey in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Awaiting Adventure to Overcome Anxiety

Before any big adventure, I always get this strange feeling of anxiety. It's not the typical, negative anxiety that I often experience. It's a positive, excited feeling. While I'm not a daredevil or adrenaline junkie by any means, I love the feeling of getting outside of my comfort zone, and the anticipation often distracts me… Continue reading Awaiting Adventure to Overcome Anxiety