Finding My Purpose

Many years ago now my dream was to get paid to be a writer. Growing up, it was never an idea I truly entertained, because when I thought about being paid to be a writer I didn't know that could be anything but a novelist or a journalist. Then I discovered advertising. When someone first … Continue reading Finding My Purpose


Chicago Marathon 2017, here I come!

I have a list of races that are on my bucket list, and Chicago has been on there for probably as long as I've been running marathons. After this past year's attempt at marathon training and failing, I decided I'd throw my hat into the ring for Chicago 2017, which is also the 40th anniversary … Continue reading Chicago Marathon 2017, here I come!

Walt Disney World Marathon 2012

Marathon #2 is in the books! When I first started training for this, my goal was a finish time of 4:30.  But, as these things sometimes go, my training wasn't everything I wanted it to be, and by the time marathon weekend hit, I had changed my goal to "below 5 hours."  And I made … Continue reading Walt Disney World Marathon 2012


What to Wear in Triathlon

Meg over at Triathlete in Training has her very first sprint tri coming up and asked me to do a blog post about what to wear in a tri. I did my first triathlons last year, and between my introduction to the sport and my boyfriend's training for a 70.3, we spent a lot of time … Continue reading What to Wear in Triathlon