First Visit Back to Michigan: Part II

If you missed part one of my first visit home (still sounds weird!) you can read it here. Saturday was my favorite day of the trip because our lake has an annual fireworks show and we have my aunt and uncles over. My sister also flew in from Portland, so the whole family was together…

First Visit Back to Michigan: Part 1

It’s so weird to think that I’m visiting now when I come back home, but I was so excited to go back home to Michigan with Jon and celebrate the Fourth of July. I’ve been away for five weeks so far, the time has really flown by! We got up early and lifted before getting…

Jon’s Birthday in NYC!

Jon’s birthday was on a Monday (June 25th), so we decided to celebrate the weekend before. In the morning we met our friends and lifted with them. I did some deadlifts while Jon benched with his bros. We went to Insomnia Cookies afterwards because I was starting to get hangry! We got the peanut butter…

What’s Up: July 2018

I’m going to start linking up with the first blogger I ever read, Shay Shull, for my What’s Up posts. Each month I’ll be answering the following questions: What I’m eating: Based on our freezer we only eat naan bread pizza, post workout smoothies, and ice cream. But seriously, Jon and I eat this naan…

Exploring Battery Park & World Trade Center

This weekend was our first weekend of exploring NYC. It was also the first time I ever saw a rat in the subway…it wasn’t as big as I imagined luckily. Jon and I went downtown and I saw where all of the federal buildings were. It’s about a 25 minute commute from the apartment. It…

What’s Up: June 2018

I’m going to start linking up with the first blogger I ever read, Shay Shull, for my What’s Up posts. Each month I’ll be answering the following questions: What I’m eating: I’ve been eating some Guilt Free Nachos and Guilt Free Pizza, those are Jon and my favorite thing to eat. What I’m reminiscing about: Jon and I celebrated…

I moved to NYC!

Hi Friends! I’m officially Lyssy in the City! It’s been a busy last week trying to finish packing and seeing everyone before I left. It still seems so surreal that I’m really living here, I’m so used to being here for only a weekend. In February I asked my firm if I could transfer to…

What’s Up: May

I’m going to start linking up with the first blogger I ever read, Shay Shull, for my What’s Up posts. Each month I’ll be answering the following questions: What I’m eating: I’ve been on a smoothie kick lately. You can check out my favorite recipe here. What I’m reminiscing about: how much fun I’ve had with…

A Weekend in NYC

I finally made it back to NYC for the first time since my Valentine’s Day Weekend. I planned this trip to give me something to look forward to during busy season. I took off Friday and then flew out at 1:45pm. My flight out was so easy and I didn’t have any delays. I worked…

What’s Up April

I’m going to start linking up with the first blogger I ever read, Shay Shull, for my What’s Up posts. Each month I’ll be answering the following questions: What I’m eating: I’ve been obsessed with my Guilt Free: Chocolate Protein Mug Cake, if only I could make it at work 2. What I’m reminiscing about:…