Hey guys! Did you enjoy your extra long weekend? I know we did! Things were very productive over here as we made some progress on baby girl’s room. She will be residing in Madelyn’s old room which is painted turquoise. I’ve been busy adding accents of gold, coral and ivory to help soften it up… Continue reading Heart & Soul
Running can be tricky. Sure, how hard can it really be? Lace up your shoes, put one foot in front of the other and go. You can do everything right and some days you just don’t have it. Other days you feel on top of the world. I would have to say that this year’s… Continue reading Chicago Marathon 2014 Recap
On Saturday, I completed my last double digit run before the Chicago Marathon. My training schedule had me running 12 miles. Instead, I headed down to Chicago with my mom and two of her friends to participate in the Chicago Women Rock 1/2 marathon, making it my 7th half marathon.
Happy Packer Day! Madelyn clearly knows what’s up. I hope everyone’s week is going well. One day closer to the weekend and to my little cousin’s wedding! I’m thrilled to watch her get married, and I can still remember when she was born…how’s that for feeling old?! We definitely started our week off with a bang.… Continue reading The Family that plays Together
For someone who was planning on taking a break from training this summer, my race calendar is sure filling up: I have my sights set on a few half-marathons and like I said earlier in this post, I still want to focus on getting faster. A few night ago hubs was watching Chicagoland and they were showing highlights… Continue reading I Think I Did it Again…
Happy Monday! How was everyone’s weekend? Ours was excellent, but as usual, it went by way too quickly. On Saturday, Larry and I decided to do something that we’ve never done before in our 8 years of being together: We took the Amtrak from Milwaukee to Chicago for a day trip. Just the two of us.… Continue reading Can’t get Enough
I am happy to announce that I survived a 1/2 marathon with very minimal train (6 miles was my longest training run-on a treadmill) and while breaking the rule-“nothing new on race day” and I have very little soreness today. My mom and I completed the Get Lucky Chicago 1/2 marathon yesterday. It was my… Continue reading Get Lucky Chicago Recap