April 4, 2018

Good thing I do not make resolutions, it has obviously been way too long since either one of us have written a blog post.  We shall be better, at least in my head I think that.  Truth is I write better and come up with better ideas while I am running, and my running ha...

January 8, 2018

It is that time of year that everywhere you turn on social media, in news, on print you see advertisements for new year’s resolutions, diets, exercise, and goals for 2018.   As a society, it just makes sense, new year means a great time to start something.  Of course,...

September 19, 2017

It is already the end of September.  Where did summer go?  Like most people I feel that time is flying by faster and faster as I get older.  Yes, no excuse as to why we have taken a hiatus from the blog but…

I had the honor of completing the inaugural Stan’s D...

June 28, 2017

My mom always says that the older we get the faster time goes by.  Boy is she right.  Nine years ago today I unexpectedly found myself in the hospital because my water had ruptured.  I was admitted to the hospital 5 days before Mia was born.  Each year, I relive what h...

June 21, 2017

I am officially into week 4 of the marathon training program.  You would think by now I would have my routine down but with my daughter’s school year just ending today and trying to log a number of Pilates hours I definitely do not feel like I am in a routine yet.  Wit...

June 6, 2017

With marathon training starting this past week I look back at the post I wrote last year.  It will be interesting to see how things change training for my second marathon.  I can say the first group training was still a bit like the first day of school, I even heard a...

June 1, 2017

For those of you that do not know the Soldier Field 10 is a race that occurs every Saturday of Memorial Day weekend that ends on the 50-yard line of Soldier Field. As I was getting ready for the race I was trying to remember exactly how many I have participated in. The...

May 24, 2017

I finally made a decision… I again registered for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  I seen a post from a previous Lurie Children’s Hospital fellow teammate regarding her daughters ninth birthday and the five heart surgeries she has endured over the years and I tho...

April 27, 2017

Why is it that I have my most creative thoughts during a run and once I sit down to write the words have left my mind?  It is if I need to carry a tape recorder with me on my runs. 

This post has been a long time coming.   For three years now I have been coaching r...

March 31, 2017

This is the question that is currently plaguing me on a daily basis.  Should I sign up for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon or should I not?  The problem is that my decision and thought process changes daily, even by the minute at times. Does this mean I really do...

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