Make Your Own Happy

Make Your Own Happy

The last few weeks have been some of the most challenging in my career. Nothing seems to be going my way. People have suggested I start buying lottery tickets because all of the things that have happened recently are so abnormal, I’m lucky (except that they’re all terrible).  I’ve found myself in a funk. Not … Continue reading

Chicago… it’s happening

Chicago… it’s happening

The Chicago Marathon lottery opens today. And I will not be entering it.   Yes, you heard that correct… because I’m running it for Girls on The Run-Chicago as a SoleMate.  I will be waiting for that entry code email mid-day like a teenage girl waiting by the phone for a boy (do they still … Continue reading

I have some exciting news…

I have some exciting news…

Last summer, when Under Armour Women launched their new #IWillWhatIWant campaign, I fell in love. The idea of using women who defy norms to go after what they want spoke to me.  I was beyond excited when they brought one of their half-day workouts to Chicago, just outside Soldier Field, and included some local … Continue reading

Music makes me Lose Control…

Music makes me Lose Control…

That’s not necessarily true. But I do love me some Missy Elliott.  I am, however, a music runner. It pumps me up. It keeps me motivated, and often, can actually make me faster. Recently, I’ve been struggling with my usual mixes, because there’s always a song or two that brings me down at just the … Continue reading

Love who you are TODAY #WhatILikeAboutMe

Love who you are TODAY #WhatILikeAboutMe

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, whether you’re single or coupled up, it’s time we admit it is a bogus holiday. It’s not about showing the people you love how much you love them anymore. A friend noted that at her child’s pre-school, Valentine’s cards now come with substantial gifts (not just a pencil or … Continue reading