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candicepeak

Boston, Massachusetts
I am a 23 year old living in the Boston area and I have been an athlete all my life. I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I graduated in December of 2010 with a double major in English and Political Science. I was a 4 year member of the Women's Swimming & Diving team and served... Full Bio
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Tempeh, GPS Apps, and Puppies by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Clearly by the title, today’s post is going to be a little all over the place…A.D.D. at it’s finest. There are just so many things I want to write about today. One being tem ... Read on »
Not So Favorite Things Friday by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Sunday is the Hyannis Half Marathon and although I will be heading down there tomorrow, I will not be a runner. Obviously I am totally bummed. I thought after over a ... Read on »
I’m Really Good At Being Materialistic by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here are some things I am seriously obsessing over. I swear I am really not overly concerned with “things”, I just thought these were worth sharing (and I’ll also take the ... Read on »
It’s Time… by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living …for a new yoga mat. For an activity that is supposed to relieve stress, buying a new yoga mat makes me anxious. It stresses me out for numerous reasons but mainly because ... Read on »
Sorry If You Feel Neglected by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I sincerely apologize for my lack of blogging this week. I know you are crying on the inside and anxiously await my posts (please note the sarcasm). I will now take the ti ... Read on »
#PlankADay and Valentine’s Day! by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Personally, I am not a huge fan of Valentine’s day but I’ll take all the candy and extra love! I got up to my desk this morning around ... Read on »
Favorite Things Friday-Yogathon! by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Only one favorite thing this Friday but it combines two things that I love very much: yoga and animal welfare. Tomorrow South End Yoga in Boston is hosting a Yogatho ... Read on »
Confessions of a Lululemon Addict by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. I need an intervention. I obsessively check the Lululemon  website for new products and sales. If I could w ... Read on »
Eleven Things by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love blog tags! This is my first “11 Things” blog tag and I’d like to thank Fit Chick Diaries for tagging me! This post is very, very word heavy. I am sorry there will ... Read on »
The Hungry Wannabe Yogi by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My last semester of college, I was a yoga fiend. I went to classes 5-6 times a week and even completed a 30 day challenge. Oh how I miss the days whenI had the time do run ... Read on »
Who Doesn’t Love Friday? by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You know what that means: another Favorite Things Friday! I am amazed that it is already Friday. As my first week back from vacation, I thought this week would be excruciati ... Read on »
Wordless Wednesday (for the most part) by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A little inspiration/motivation for this gorgeous Wednesday. Enjoy! Read on »
Cancun In Review by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let’s just say going back to work yesterday was a struggle. 6 days in Mexico will do that to you. I promised lots of pictures in my last post, so enjoy! Our wake up ca ... Read on »
Favorite Thing Friday: This One Is Obvious by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living No, that is not a typo. Only one favorite thing (singular) this Friday and you can probably guess what the subject will be. Here it is: Vacation in Cancun Our am ... Read on »
…And I’m Back! by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have done it! My first run back in about a month and it was PAIN FREE. Granted, I only did 1.28 miles , but that is 1.28 miles more than I was able to do before without ... Read on »
Mondays Are Better Sans Work by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Long weekends are the best, especially when you don’t have a whole lot to do. I am not a huge fan of Mondays so I feel much better when I can skip it all together and go r ... Read on »
Favorite Things Friday: Week 4 by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Friday is finally here! Has anyone else felt like this week has been longer than normal? I thought Friday would never come! Although it is Friday the 13th and the weather ... Read on »
Awards Make My Day by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love writing and I like when people read what I write. It’s nice to know that people are actually reading this and I am thankful for all the great comments and dialogue ... Read on »
Good News, a Workout, and a Schedule (Obviously) by candicepeak Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is no tear in my knee, just a case of IT Band Syndrome. I suspected it was ITBS the whole time, but it is better safe than sorry! I’ve decided to refrain from runnin ... Read on »