Don’t stop me now

Don’t stop me now

When I first started this post, it was titled “Don’t Stop Now”, but I couldn’t get this out of my head. You’re welcome.     As I reflect on the first month of the year, I’m a bit disappointed because I didn’t stick to many of my goals. But, I still made progress, so that’s something … Continue reading

Sugar, and spice, and everything nice

Sugar, and spice, and everything nice

That’s what little girls are made of, right? I’m 35, clearly not a little girl, but have often found myself eating sweets like one. Because, I was addicted to sugar.     With tons of research studies recently showing just how bad added sugar is for us, I decided I needed to reduce my consumption. Of … Continue reading

Headspace & Focus

Headspace & Focus

After an absolutely incredible weekend at Disney World Marathon Weekend with Danielle, Pam, Megan, Justin and Devin, when I got back home and back to work, I realized I was a bit overwhelmed. I needed to make me a priority in order to focus on the things that really matter: getting healthy & back to into my favorite … Continue reading

New age group… New year… New goals

New age group… New year… New goals

It’s been a while since I’ve a) posted my goals and b) posted consistently.  I enter November a year older, and *gasp* in a new age group. *Shakes head in disbelief* Given my paces and that I tend to run, this means basically nothing, other than that I’m getting older.  This month, I officially embark … Continue reading

This is Home: My Chicago Marathon 

This is Home: My Chicago Marathon 

“It’s good to be home.” Nine days after my first Chicago Marathon, I said that to myself as my cab pulled around the curve near McCormick Place onto Lakeshore Drive coming home from a quick work trip to Houston. I looked at the skyline, took in every inch of Soldier Field as we drove by, … Continue reading

Making time for Marathon Training

Making time for Marathon Training

As I’ve discussed at least once a month, my life can get a little crazy. Oh wait, that’s basically ever person alive, right? Add training for a race into this equation and I know I’m also not alone when people in your life question regularly ask “how do you find time?” or “I just don’t … Continue reading

Run Where I Live: Chicago 

Run Where I Live: Chicago 

I’m participating in a virtual running journey link-up thanks to Danielle from LiveRunGrow.com. Be sure to check out all the great places to run, and feel free to add your own, just send Danielle your link! I’ve been in Chicago for a little over a year now, and I have to say, it’s probably my … Continue reading