From “To Do” to “Ta-Da!”: Chicago Marathon Part 1

From “To Do” to “Ta-Da!”: Chicago Marathon Part 1

I can now call myself a Chicago Marathon Finisher. 2 weeks ago, I crossed a finish line I didn’t think I would ever cross! I have worked this event in one way shape or form for the last 25 years! Last year I decided to run it! I always thought I wouldn’t originally because I […]

This is 45

This is 45

I skipped out on my sort of monthly since my birthday posts. Things have been crazy, and time flying! I can not believe it’s the middle of October! I still feel like it isn’t even August yet…alright, then I go outside and it’s a bit chilly but… So it has been a little over 3 […]

Yup…I am doing it!

Yup…I am doing it!

Yesterday I registered to run the Chicago Marathon on 10.7.18 with Team ALZ Stars (Alzheimer’s Association) So…2018 will consist of the usual (plus quite a few more) miles of swimming, biking, and running…and now fundraising! I have some ambitious goals for the year personally, professionally, and athletically…I will fill you in soon (ok some is […]

Presenting…Rhiannon

Presenting…Rhiannon

Some of you have seen her. Some of you (actually only a couple of you) know her name. I have been “auditioning” it for awhile. Yes. I name things (like ALL things-don’t ask haha!). Rhiannon is my Cervelo P2 Tri bike. Do you know where the name is from? Not Rhianna. Nope. Much cooler. Rhiannon […]

Prepping for Fall

Prepping for Fall

The last couple of weeks have been amazing weather-wise; making it difficult to believe that Fall is here! Fall is football season. Fall is Marathon season. The end of Triathlon season. The prep for winter running…oh wow, so much more too! I try to go to as many Northwestern football games as possible. I work […]

Spring is Coming!

The calendar this week let me know that spring is here!!! The weather outside may not be ideal…but it IS COMING!!!! What a crazy month! NCAA Basketball tournament…congrats to my Northwestern boys, WOW! I finished my taxes, and got them to the accountant (yup, already!) I am in major spring cleaning mode. Closet purge is […]

International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day commemorating the movement for women’s rights began in 1909, originally called International Working Women’s Day.  Since 1917 it has been celebrated on March 8 every year. I am 43 years old, and I am still in the process of becoming the woman I am meant to be. Some find it quickly, many more struggle […]

EveryBODY is a Betty

EveryBODY is a Betty

#EveryBODYisabetty means so much. A community campaign from my Betty Team. Many of us volunteer pretty regularly in our different communities; whether a local race, a shelter, a hospital, a training group, or anything! This campaign helps to remind us that everyone can do anything, be anything! What an amazing reminder. I am proud to be […]

Belated Post! Women for Tri: Chicago Triathlon

Belated Post! Women for Tri: Chicago Triathlon

Women for Tri is an organization designed to break the barriers of entry for females into the world of triathlon. Read more about the mission here: Women For Tri WFT is very active on social media, specifically with a Facebook group of over 19,000 members! The benefits are endless of this group. Women have a […]

Must share this! Plantar Fasciitis, Causes and Prevention

Must share this! Plantar Fasciitis, Causes and Prevention

A friend and Betty Designs teammate of mine, Nicole Kurz, writes for a wonderful internet fitness resource called FitnessHQ. The is an article that she interviewed me for regarding Plantar Fasciitis. NO FUN! (the PF not the interview!) Want more information, happy to help you!!! Thanks Nicole! And thank you all for reading! Plantar Fasciitis […]