Five Things Friday: Class Pass

I’ve been having a lot of fun trying out different studios via Class Pass! SHRED415: I heard a lot of good things about Shred, so it was one of the first studios I tried out. (I went to their South Loop location … free parking! Or if you come straight from work, a couple blocks from read more »

Finish Fast in the Shamrock Shuffle for a chance to win a Chicago Marathon entry

This is not a sponsored post. Nike shared this with me and I thought it was cool.  Nike+ challenges all participants in the 2015 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle to perform their best on race day and finish fast through the finish line. Runners who log their miles with the Nike+ Running App, make the read more »

Giveaway: Be a Mag Mile Runner! #RunMagMile

Did you miss the LIVE CHAT with Lauren Fleshman and Summer Sanders? Check out the replay! For the second year in a row, you have the opportunity to be a Mag Mile runner at The Magnificent Mile® Chicago Women’s Half Marathon & 5K. Last year, due to my knee issues, I “ran” (mostly walked) the 5K. Perhaps I read more »

Run It. Feel It. Spell It. With Newton. #RunningMakesMeFeel

Tell Newton Running how running makes you feel by spelling it out with your GPS! Newton and Timex have partnered on a fun #RunningMakesMeFeel campaign, with daily and weekly prizes! Bonus, I’m giving away a pair of Newton running shoes and a Timex GPS watch to one lucky winner! These are mine … winner will get read more »

Salt Lake City

In case you don’t follow me on Instagram or Twitter, I’ve been in SLC this week for the Adobe Summit, the largest digital marketing conference in the world. If you’re like, Adobe, like, the PDFs? Yes, like the PDFs … and so much more. If you’re like, oh yeah, and Photoshop, you’re halfway there. (Photoshop is read more »

Why I Love My Thighs

I started writing this post almost a year ago, and it sat in my drafts, semi-forgotten. I was going to write about how most women hate their thighs, but I love mine, and here’s why. But I never posted this. Then I saw a tweet that made me ragey, it was for a 30 Day Thigh read more »

February Fails

February was hit or miss. Fitness: Keep up with PT exercises. Ugh. I did worse this month than last month. Weekly yoga. I made it to yoga once. Oy. Felt really great though. 104 strength workouts. I did 6 last month. I did join Class Pass toward the end of the month, which I’ve been wanting to do for read more »

Always a work in progress

“You are allowed to backtrack. You are allowed to figure out what inspires you. You are allowed time, and I think we often forget that.” — How To Ruin Your Life (Without Even Noticing That You Are) by Bianca Sparacino Sara posted the article linked above on Facebook awhile ago, and then this post sat in my drafts. read more »

Five Things Friday – Feb 20

Woot woot, it’s Friday! #1 – It’s been freezing this week. I’m really happy I got on the blanket scarf trend because it is cozy. But I am really looking forward to the end of winter. Weird gray ice mountains are everywhere. I’m also really itching to start bike commuting again, but not when the wind read more »

Big Sexy Weekend

Hope you all had a great G/Valentine’s Weekend! I had a really great weekend, super busy and full of friends. And sexiness. On Saturday night, El Esposo and I went to dinner at Nacional 27 with our bestie couple.   You’ve all met Paula…  Afterward, they headed home and the Mister and I went to read more »

Five Things Friday

One – This past Tuesday was a free blogger class at Sproing. I took a class there last year, but they have improved it – added more Sproings, and also added the option of wearing a heart rate monitor, which gave feedback on a class board. Pretty neat for someone who loves running by heart rate. Before read more »

Jammin’ January

Goals check in! Fitness: Keep up with PT exercises. Ugh. I did my PT exercises 11x this month. I would not consider this keeping up. My goal is 25x per month. Weekly yoga. I made it to yoga twice. Hmm. 104 strength workouts. I did 7 last month. Remember when I posted about 30 days of read more »