Writing is a powerful way to create space between your thoughts and actions and spark creativity. Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, or early morning stream-of-consciousness writing, is an amazing way to clear your mind and bring forward inspiration and focus. What are Morning Pages, you ask? Put it simply (in the words of Julia Cameron): “Morning […]
It’s not diet OR exercise, it’s BOTH
…but one IS more imortant than the other! As we talk about the struggle to lose weight, everyone has advice to share. The advice we are most often given is to diet and exercise, but it turns out that one of these factors plays a bigger role that the other. While both are key to […]
Pink… Pumpkins, hair, cookies and everything in between!
October brings along my favorite part of race season. Aside from the cooler running temperatures, it is also time for some of my favorite races in the area! Which also means that I need to pick and choose which ones that I want to run – since I can’t be in multiple places at the […]
2017 Lambeau Field 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb – Never Forget!
If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate – Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 Pilot Jason Dahl September 11 is a date that will forever be etched in the memory of every American. Yes, I remember where I was that morning. It […]
Those dreaded race photos aren’t so bad now!
They say that the right outfit can change a person’s outlook and confidence, which is why there are more and more organizations popping up out there to help out those who are out of work, starting over etc. This can be said for the running world too! Having the right running gear can really put […]
It takes a tribe to run 50k – Titletown Race Series 2017
Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with the, and it WILL change your life – Amy Poehler Last year at this time, I was spending the day recovering from my (at the time) longest ever run. I finished the Titletown Ultra Series with 26.35 miles in 7 […]
One of the toughest things I ever did! Cellcom Marathon recap
No one said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it! The day that I had been working toward since January finally arrived. The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. I have run this event for 8 out of the last 9 years, either running the 5k or the half marathon. This time, […]
Fellow Flowers… it’s more than just a group of ladies running together
4 years ago I was introduced to a new organization. A movement that was happening practically in my backyard. An idea created partially by an old friend. Fellow Flowers was the brainchild of Tori and Mel, as a way to bring women together, a virtual sisterhood for women who run, a place to empower and encourage […]
Lets run 33 hills! It will be fun!
Yes, I said this, and I will say it again! That is exactly what we did with the Run The Bluegrass (RTB) Half marathon in Lexington Kentucky! Dubbed “America’s Prettiest Half Marathon” and set up with the backdrop of Kentucky Horse Country, it was one race I will never forget! I first heard about this […]
New partnership with Shoe Hoodies, plus your chance to win!
Many of you may remember my post from a few weeks ago about my new favorite hoodie… my Shoe Hoodies! Gone are the day of cold wet toes when I head out for a run! Shoe Hoodies is a small family owned company based out of MN and has the all-season runner covered when it […]