Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, and true to form, it snowed here today. Personally, I’m pretty much over winter and ready for spring time (or at the very least, temperatures above 25F on a regular basis).  It’s Groundhog Day, and while I’m not stuck in a time warp like Bill Murray, I am going to […]

26 until 26.2!

The countdown is on! It’s the 26th of the month and there are 26 weeks until I run my first 26.2! I’d like to kick off this countdown by reaching 26% of my $1000 fundraising goal! If 21 people donated just $10, I’ll reach my goal!  I appreciate every dollar that is donated and it […]

The Training Plan That Wasn’t…

Remember back in January when I picked out a training plan for my upcoming half marathon? Then the universe said LOL and the next few months did not go according to ANY plan, training or otherwise. January brought 22 days of travel for work and volunteer obligations, a sinus infection, and bed bugs.  February brought […]

30 Days to go!

I can’t believe that in only 30 days, I will run my first half marathon! I can’t believe it – the time is going by so fast! To continue with preparations, here are some more tips from Jeff Galloway! Training and Motivation Tips by Olympian Jeff PROMOTIONAL NEWS! Register now for the Jeff Galloway […]


Instagram users love #tbt, or Throwback Thursday.  Every week, it’s fun to see the pictures people post from years past – sometimes it’s spring break photos, or wedding candids, baby pictures!  Others use the #tbt hashtag to show off weight loss success or other dramatic transformations in their appearance.  Today, I’m going to share a […]

75 Days!

The UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon is 75 days away!!!  At the RSG1 Valentine’s Day 10k – Thanks to Coach Jeff for this photo and all your encouragement!  As you all know, I am fundraising for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – Western PA/West Virginia chapter!  Can I count on your donation […]

Who do you run for?

As you know, I am training for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon that will take place on Sunday, May 3. It will be my first half marathon and I am also using this occasion as an opportunity to fundraise for an organization very near and dear to my colon heart.  I am a charity runner for […]