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,...

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 6, 2017

Running since the Gasparilla Races in February has been a challenge.  I have not been able to run my 3 X’s a week in the am recently due to my morning mom partner being out indefinitely for medical reasons.  I have tried to make a few new running changes that have not...

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...

February 16, 2017

Living here in the Midwest we are use to having a fairly rough winter.  Some of course can be worse than others.  I really am a high maintenance runner and always prefer ideal running conditions but over the years my definition of ideal has changed.  I use to not run i...

February 2, 2017

I recently had my first two days of Pilates classroom instruction.  To say the days were overwhelming is an understatement.  When you get to my age you do not have many opportunities to learn in a classroom setting.  Sure you are always learning something new at your j...

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