After an amazing 6 months in Boston, Mo and I have officially flown across the world! I’m now writing to you from Australia! It’s been a crazy past couple of days with transitioning, unpacking, adjusting to the 17 hour time difference and saying goodbye to family and friends, but WE MADE IT! And just in […]Read More The Land Down Under
December was another busy and exciting month, but it was especially wonderful because we were able to come home from Christmas! Not only did we get to see our immediate family, but part of Mo’s extended family came to Chicago from Mexico City and Canada to join in with the festivities. It was a huge blessing […]Read More Our First Noel
Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the attitude of thankfulness is still present (& so are the leftovers- but not for long). Both mine and Mo’s family were able to come out East to visit us and let me tell you… we took advantage of every second they were here! They made it just in time before […]Read More Overwhelmed with Blessings
I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner already! Both mine and Mo’s families are flying out for the holiday, and I can’t wait to see them! I’ve been keeping busy with work, planning their visit, and trying to figure out how in the world to host a Thanksgiving dinner. I’ve probably called […]Read More Wicked Good Times
“Congratulations. Thank you for participating.” These were the words said to me as a marine put a medal around my neck. All throughout the 26.2 mile course, marines were lined up cheering the runners on, handing out cups of water and Gatorade for us and waiting at the end to put that medal around our necks. […]Read More Mission Accomplished
After 18 weeks of training, it is so hard to believe that my marathon weekend is officially here!! In the words of a good friend, (who just did an Ironman!) “training just becomes the new normal.” You almost forget that eventually there is a race at the end of the training program. For me, that […]Read More Marine Corps Marathon… here I come!
When Mo and I found out we would be in New England for the fall, we both agreed we absolutely had to take a road trip up the coast of Maine to take full advantage of the peak season. We’d been looking forward to this trip for months and had an absolutely amazing time. Since a picture is […]Read More Are We There Yet??