month motivations - august

I am so sorry for the silence around here! I cannot believe how much can change in a week...life updates will be coming soon. All I can say is this past week has been a rollercoaster ride. Can you believe that it's already August?? Where did Summer go? I personally am not ready for fall, despite my love for fall fashion. I'm going to delay winter as much as possible. Now, onto this month's goals!!

month motivations - august

Do: I said it once and I'll say it again, I am not a runner. My goal back in April was to run more. While I probably ran twice during the month of April (fail) I've been slowly upping my cardio days. By some small mircale, last month I ran 12 miles - thanks to MapMyRun for that fun fact. So, this month my goal is to increase that number by 3 miles! I'm hoping my new Tory Burch FitBit will keep me on track ;).

Read: After a "chick lit" detour, I'm back into my mystery que. I've heard great things about "After I'm Gone" and I can't wait to start it! It sounds like a perfect mix between "Scandal" and "The Killing", two of my favorite TV shows.

Live: This is techincally a "do", but it's also a way to live. I love Caroline's idea of a "capsule wardrobe" challenge. If you haven't heard of it, the challenge dares you to only wear 37 items all season long. This is the perfect challenge for me as I'm trying to rid my life of clutter and impulse buys and to keep things classsic and minimal. If you've tried this challenge I'd love to hear how it went!

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