Zaarly Party Pics

Ms. Kelly Olexa and I hosted a kick off party for the holiday weekend and we had a blast.  Zaarly was a pretty fun service to play with as people helped us pull together our idea in just days!  Food, bartender, and party ware was taken care of with a few keystrokes.  We will do […]

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Rocking my Runs!

Have you downloaded your free RockMyRun.com mix yet – I am in Love.  I want them to personally DJ all my run and talk to me specifically during my weakest miles 😉  I feel like it’s been a little party in my ears when I am running.  Rock N Roll Chicago training is officially starting […]

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Do you like a challenge?

Seems both physical and mental challenges have been popping up on my radar screen lately.    I have been working on the push up/pull up/squat circuit still and am moving this week up to 8 sets of each.  I can really notice the difference in my cardio ability from changing it up.  Just when I […]

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Some PR for Mr. Sun

This time of year always increases the amount of press I see on tv and magazines about the dangers of the sun.  Most of these messages hit our fear of disease and cancer.  I think some times the sun needs a PR department to say that avoiding it entirely does not provide a balance for […]

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Back to the Drawing Board

Blog today had a little bit of everything in the video today.  I pushed out my pushup/pullup deadline to August and incorporate some running in again.  Also released some of the strictness to the Paleo diet and it seems I am choosing to eat still pretty clean on 50% of my meals.  I must say […]

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Lifestyle vs. Diet

I have been a cooking fool this week as I got through the sugar headaches and am HUNGRY.   I feel like all I did this week was eat as I was looking to find things to fit cravings without jumping off the ledge.  I talk in my vlog about the cookie and bars I […]

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The Diet Ledge

Well I have never really dieted and that lack of experience hit me square in the eye this week as I transitioned from the Standard American Diet of Sugar and Grains to Paleo.  I was light headed and had headaches for the entire week.  Adding to the pain, I just didn’t prep well enough for […]

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Big Hairy Goals… one step at a time

What a great way to end the first year of running with my son at the finish line asking if he could see my medal and saying he was proud I ran that long.  I think the biggest thing that I realized after having another 13.1 in the books had nothing to do with my […]

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Spring is in the air!

OH MY – finally an amazing weekend in Chicago where we could be OUTSIDE!!  I was suppose to be doing a to do list in the house but I couldn’t miss the weather or opportunity to train for the Great Western Half next weekend.  So fun night in the city was followed by 8.5 miles! […]

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Miles and Chapters….

Look at the back of my car peeps – Yep I am officially a runner.  I have the sticker and a Garmin now.  WOO HOO! Miles and Chapters…I have been stepping up my completion of both of these items  Got some new fun things to share about my new favorite book find.  LOVING Carol Riterberger! […]

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