I ran.

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So…last night I ran. I ran for the first time in nearly 14 months. I wasn’t planning to run. It just happened. I ran. I am camping with my family and just before dinner last night I decided to walk down to the bathroom. I ran. After a few steps, I felt magic in my […]


Jamie (left - today; right - 2 years ago)

You guys. I can’t tell you how much in AWE I am of my dear friend, Jamie Johnston. YOU GUYS SHE LOST A PERSON. A FRICKIN PERSON. 186 down, 14 to go. Plus, she’s running her first ever half marathon this Sunday. She is my hero. She is also going to smoke it (13+ mi training […]

The S word

So it’s been awhile. I turned 30. There were holidays. A wedding. Craziness at work. Notice what’s missing? Yeah. Working out. My foot/ankle situation hasn’t gotten better. In fact, it’s gotten worse. On February 22, I will be having a lateral ankle ligament reconstruction surgery. It is as crazy as it sounds. If you are […]

The marathon that wasn’t


I has a sad. Remember when I said I wasn’t running the Lakefront Marathon (or Madison Mini or Brewers Mini) anymore? Well, back in August I didn’t realize just how hard this weekend would be for me. I thought that, after two months of knowing the marathon wasn’t going to happen, that I would be over […]

Peaceful Warrior


Sweet baby Paxton ended his battle with cancer Monday morning. I cannot begin to understand or imagine the pain this family is going through. What I do know is that this family needs to feel our love right now more than ever. Even if you don’t know John or Danna or their families, please help them […]


I’ve been on a weird emotional roller coaster lately. And not in a good way. I’m still adjusting to the changes in my diet and how they are affecting my overall being – physically and emotionally. Then there’s some other things that have happened that make me go, “Hmmpf. I don’t get it. I don’t […]