France, Part Deux

Greetings, Tribe! Don’t worry, we definitely did more in France than follow around the Tour de France. Paris When we came up to the street from the Metro underground, I immediately felt at home. A sense of peace washed over me. Our hotel was about as French as they come. They even left us this … Continue reading France, Part Deux

I’m Baaaack!!!

I wrote this blog a couple of months ago and never posted it. Instead of deleting it, thought I’d share it anyway. I’ll be back to blogging more soon. I promise!! May 20, 2019 Greetings, Tribe! When life becomes a bit monotonous, it’s hard to write something worth reading. With marathon training starting today (more … Continue reading I’m Baaaack!!!

100 Miles

Greetings, Tribe! As 2018 came to a close, I took some time to reflect and to look ahead. In doing so, I developed my theme for 2019: Strength. This year I am committing to increasing strength in myself. With my most recent marathon training, I found I was most successful by improving one element at … Continue reading 100 Miles

Runcation 2018

Greetings, Tribe! As many of you know, I LIVE for our runcations. To pretend for a few weeks that we’re professional runners, sleeping more, eating more, and running at altitude. I wait all year for this trip, and this year was no different. This year, however, I was sick the entire trip. On the flight … Continue reading Runcation 2018

#Blessed

Greetings, Tribe! This time of year has me getting all emotional and reflective. I try not to get all sappy, it seems too cliché, but screw it! I am so freaking blessed. Luck. There’s no such thing, but blessings are real and I have been so fortunate to have been surrounded by many. This year … Continue reading #Blessed

365 Days

Greetings, Tribe! I can’t believe it has been 2 months since I ran the Chicago Marathon! After taking a week off (read: only running one mile a day for a week) and I got after it again. Originally I had the intention of running a marathon in January, but my heart isn’t in it. While … Continue reading 365 Days

Chicago Marathon 2018

Greetings, Tribe! Yesterday I was blessed to run my 22nd marathon and my 12th Chicago Marathon. While my finish time stank, I am so happy with my race. My goal this training cycle was to create good habits. While not doing my workouts for a specific time, but doing the proper workouts. For the first … Continue reading Chicago Marathon 2018

20 miles: Attempt Number 2

Greetings, Tribe! Just over a week ago I conquered another 20miles. This time was much more successful than my last attempt. The temperature was in the 50’s-60’s, there was a range of mist to light rain the entire run, and the sky was overcast. Perfection! I met Debbie (future mother-in-law) and Allison (future sister-in-law) for … Continue reading 20 miles: Attempt Number 2