I ran 12 miles and I lived to talk about it!

I’m in the final stretch of my FIRST half marathon training for my SECOND half marathon. Wait…what? Yes, I’ve mentioned previously that I ran barely finished a half marathon at the 2012 Rock N Roll Half Marathon Chicago with only a handful of training runs/races. I was not smart and even “raced”a 5K and 10K during […] Read more…

I ran a 6K and PR’d!

6K? Who runs a 6K? I thought it was an interesting distance and they offered medal to the finishers so I signed up! This race was held at the same park of my last 5K so I was familiar with the course. As we pulled into the parking lot, a few older gentlemen passed my […] Read more…

I beat my 2004 10K PR (personal best)!

After signing up for the 2018 half marathon, I decided I wanted to train NOW and not wait. Having a big goal lit a fire under my booty. I’m lifting like I want to be a bikini competitor and running like I want to be a half marathoner. Two totally different sports and most would […] Read more…

Another day, another fitness challenge.

The #stillinit17 challenge may be over, but bodybuilding.com has put out another fitness challenge to keep folks motivated for summer. It starts on July 3 and runs for 6 weeks; we can do anything for 6 weeks, right?   The challenge consists of weekly challenges that participants can post to social media. Winners will fly […] Read more…

Happy International Yoga Day!

Last Saturday, I celebrated early by getting out of the house attending a grand opening for a local yoga studio called Grey Owl Yoga. The grey decor, the vibe, and the space is absolutely beautiful. They have a meditation room, two yoga rooms, and an inviting lobby. I was happy to see they have offerings […] Read more…

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