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Sunday, May 19, 2019      14 comments

ARGH! Sinus infections. They're the worst am I right?! I've had a terrible week. Okay there are way worse things. I'm a bit dramatic when I'm sick. There's just never a good time to be down for the count. Last week I missed a 5K I love doin... Read more
End Of an Era/Race Report
Sunday, April 28, 2019      17 comments

I have run my last half marathon! I guess I can't really call it an end of a era since my first was only 3 years ago. ... Read more
Procrastination Does Not Serve Me
Sunday, March 24, 2019      10 comments

Over the years I have done the scale yo-yo. After a week of all-out cardio workouts and restricting foods, if I saw I only lost a pound or GASP, gained a pound, I felt defeated and gave up. Twice when I lost over 20 pounds and received a c... Read more
International Women's Day
Friday, March 08, 2019      9 comments

Celebrating International Women’s Day with a run with a friend for Girls Up on the Charity Miles app I use when I walk, run or bike. The temp... Read more
Dance It Out
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      9 comments

I remember an old episode of Grey's Anatomy where Meredith and friends danced it out in the living room when they were going through a rough time. I've had a very stressful couple weeks working on a mini project for my new team at work. I h... Read more
Tid Bit Sunday
Sunday, January 13, 2019      10 comments

Well, I wrapped up the first full work week of the new year. emoticon ... Read more
1/1/19 - Dream With Your Eyes Wide Open
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      14 comments

Happy New Year! The 2019 Lifetime Commitment Day 5K is in the books. I love this race. It's close to home, it's not too early and it really helps jump start the year. I pulled up The Greatest Showman soundtrack and focused on keeping a... Read more
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Sunday, November 18, 2018      16 comments

I'm never in a rush for Christmas. I stress over just the right gifts for everyone. I'm one of those people that rolls their eyes when Christmas merchandise is out at the stores shortly after Halloween. Yesterday I ran our local annual Arth... Read more
Tid Bit Wednesday
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      10 comments

November 14 is Lighten Up, Loosen Up day! Time to let go of what doesn't work, what we can't control and maybe laugh at life's challenges. I could use that. I am transitioning to a new team at work which means a day of public transpo... Read more
11/6/18 - I Run For Chocolate
Monday, November 05, 2018      14 comments

My 6th Hot Chocolate run is in the books. This was my 3rd 15K. I had done the 5K the three years prior. It was great having my daughter back this year. We always ran this together. Last year was a bit of a bummer without her after they move... Read more
Five Story Friday
Friday, October 19, 2018      11 comments

Little nuggets of lessons learned. emoticon The alarm went off Sunday morning at 4:30 am to get read... Read more
Stepped Outside My Comfort Zone
Monday, October 01, 2018      10 comments

I'm back home from my last trip to Fort Lauderdale to visit my daughter and her boyfriend. They'll be moving back home in a couple weeks due to his job not working out. I had some quality mom and daughter time and stepped outside my comfort... Read more
The 21st Night Of September
Friday, September 21, 2018      11 comments

A blog just because, it's September 21st and I feel like dancing! Turn it up:
Gs069dndIYk "Our hearts were ringing, in the key that our souls were singing, as we danced in the night...... Read more
Tid Bit Sunday
Sunday, September 16, 2018      8 comments

What's new in the zoo? Well, let's start with the Brookfield Zoo 5K I did last week. Such a great race every year, running through the zoo before it opens to the public, getting flashbacks to when my kids were little and all the afternoons... Read more
It's Still Summer
Monday, September 03, 2018      12 comments

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Those of you that are buying Halloween candy, decorations, grabbing your pumpkin spice lates, posting memes about the countdown to Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas... so happy for the joy you are feeling right ... Read more

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