Forget hypothermia and frostbite. What will I hit when I fall?
chicago here i come…to run a marathon
I grew up about 30 minutes north of the city of Chicago. Blame it on John Hughes and Ferris Bueller, but as soon as I was old enough to travel downtown on the Metra, I […]
when did a 5k become so hard?
For runners who love long distances or are training for a marathon, a 5k is a breeze. Right? Well, not at 7:30 p.m. on a Sunday night when it’s a steady 88 degrees in full […]
When Life Gives You an inch, how do you take a mile?
Guest Blog Post with Detroit Free Press Marathon, Race Ambassador 2019-2021 I didn’t start running until after I became a mother. I started running after my son was born in an effort to battle the […]
family over everything
Whenever I feel them closing in on me
Or need a bit of room to move
When life becomes too fast, I find relief at last
Out in the country (or up north)
a message of love
The hardest days running outdoors are the days that I often find the most peace. In the case of this weekend, the temperatures were FRIGID! When I tell people I’m a runner, one of the […]
“when you fall down, just get up again.” – Lindsey vonn Sundays I’m usually riddled with anxiety. It’s hard to know that you are ready to spend an entire day “off” just getting ready for […]
standing in the middle while everything else around me is moving
The world that existed around me was moving and I was in the middle, alone, standing completely still. And I didn’t know what to do.
Winter running: i want to go, but i also want to stay in bed
Why is it so hard to get motivated to run during the winter? It’s hard, but possible.