This is where it kind of all began: I was a gym-goer for some years and I never saw any results. I had heard of Insanity and decided to give it a try, it was one of the toughest things I’ve done but completing the program gave me so much confidence that it made me […]
Well, well, well…SURE, I’ll run a half on the Lakefront in Chicago…in JANUARY…during a POLAR VORTEX. To be fair, the high for the day was about four hours prior to race start time (10:00am). I spent my early morning (after sleeping in!) enjoying sipping some coffee and doing some blogging. Around 8:45am, I started getting […]
SweatGuru Hits the MidWest SweatGuru Partners with Athleta and Fitness Studios to Kick Off Its Midwest Expansion Fitness listing service for businesses & consumers offers free public events Jan. 30-Feb.7 San Francisco, CA – Jan. 30, 2014 – As part of ongoing expansion across the United States, SweatGuru, the marketplace that connects people with fitness classes and […]
Jamie sits down with Cindi BeMent from Kickingitin.com to talk about running her first 50K race.
The blogger cookie exchange that Andrea organized this month really got my creative (read: sprinkle) juices flowing, so I did what any reasonable gal would do: I made a triple-batch of sugar cookies. As I mentioned before, these cookies are a Christmas tradition in my family. I learned how to make them over many years […]
I spent the last weekend at a conference in Chicago. Outside of the sessions, I spent my time merrymaking my way down memory lane (staying with a dear friend from grad school, haunting the places I used to live in and frequent, and feeling dwarfed in Chicago’s architecturally and proportionally staggering downtown). Needless to say, […]