I am 10 lbs over my goal weight, which I have ignored until now. I was so worried about the holidays this year, that I "turned off" the holiday celebrating, went on vacation and only gained 1 lbs. What a success, so I thought. So since the en... Read more
When I started running three years ago, I was very interested in mechanics. How can I run more efficiently? This was a question I asked myself before I realized efficiency is an important part of the sport. I was a former athlete, so expendin... Read more
Yesterday I was dragging my feet all day, then it hit me why- my 8 mile run the day before went great, but my body was demanding to recover. Always listen to what your body is telling you.
Yesterday I professed this my year to work on spee... Read more
This is my third season of running races. Last year I ran 4 HMs, and 14 races total, mostly 5 and 10Ks. This year, I am going to do my first 10 Miler (hard to find in this area), 5 HMs, 5 10Ks. I am excited about 10M! I could not find an ade... Read more
Alzheimer's runs in my family. I care for my mother, in her 5th year after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. My aunt and my great grandmother too.
I am running from dementia. It has been studied that vigorous exercise can reduce ... Read more
It was a beautiful, relaxing, hectic, fun day. I started out running the Pumpkin Plod 10K, in its 39th year, with my DIL! We both did incredibly well. She ran it in 49:48 and only had to wait 20 minutes for me to finish!
I do not make elaborate meals anymore. I used to love to entertain, and when I did I choice healthy fare. This is a tried and true recipe that is in high demand whenever I do entertain. I am making them for the first time this season for Fath... Read more
I love the small and personal races since I come away with the feeling of accomplishment as well as memories of the moment shared with those I love.
My DH is a Rotarian, and this race is a big fundraiser for their causes. Last year, this... Read more
I love pictures to tell the story. Feel free to view the pics and skip the long blog.
I had an easy time getting to East Lakeshore Park, which is a new lifestyle center close to the Yacht Club and Navy Pier by Lake Michigan. When you are... Read more