Extra Miler: Gail Kocher

Gail has been one of my clients for almost a year and is currently also competing on my fitness challenge team- cheer her on with me! In addition to working full time, Gail prioritizes her health and takes multiple group fitness classes, trains with me once a week and commutes to work on her bike. […]

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Cheers to Three Years!Β 

Where does time even go these days, really?? We’re over halfway through January, which means summer has to be just around the corner… right? That’s what I keep telling myself at least! It seems impossible that Mo and I have been married for THREE years now, but somehow it’s true. We celebrated our first anniversary […]

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Monster Dash 10K

One of my favorite things about Chicago is that there is always some kind of race going on. Anything from little neighborhood 5Ks to the Chicago Marathon, there are plenty to choose from. Signing up for a race is a great way to keep yourself motivated… but unfortunately not so great for the bank account! […]

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Sydney Turns 1!

It’s a completely normal thing to throw a beach birthday party for your puppy, right? (please say yes…) That said, I will gladly come up with any and every reason to get friends together, eat homemade treats and hang out at the beach on a beautiful day! Sydney turned one on May 22 and we […]

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25 Years OLD

There is no such thing as a birthday to me… I like to call it a birthweek. Maybe even a birthmonth. Anybody else with me on that?? A couple of people asked me “how it feels.” Well, this Buzzfeed article describes it better than I can: 25 Signs You’re Almost 25. What makes the perfect […]

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Life Update

Well it’s about time for an update, don’t you think?? A dying, old computer and more transitions isΒ not the best combination for blogging, but let’s be honest… Life is ALWAYS going to be transitioning. If I wait for a time when things aren’t changing, I will literally never blog again! Here’s a quick update with […]

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