Book Review: In Her Eyes

In Her Eyes

I was offered the opportunity to read In Her Eyes by Wesley Banks and am happy to share with you! I really enjoyed reading this book over my Memorial Day weekend travels. In Her Eyes is about a collegiate runner who finds love, as well as untold tragedy. It’s a great summer read, as you can finish it […]

What I’ve Been Up To Lately


Hello!  You may have noticed I fell off the face of blog world a little while ago, and just popped in to post my Leon’s Triathlon race recap.  So what else has been going on? 1. Race schedule evolutions.  My new schedule includes: Pleasant Prairie Race (next weekend) Lake Zurich Triathlon (July) Madison Mini Marathon (August) […]

Why I’m working to be a better morning runner (Three Things Thursday Edition)


1. I ran across this article from “The Muse” about how your life changes when you start running in the morning.  I love the idea of working out in the morning, however sometimes struggle if I don’t have a scheduled time, and also if I haven’t slept that great.  If all goes as planned, I should be […]


Dreams into reality

As runners and triathletes, we write up goals and work toward them. But sometimes it’s good for us to think about our dreams.  I’m a middle/back-of-the-packer, and for me, I’m not really close to qualifying for the Boston Marathon or Kona at this point. But there are dreams.  These are visions that I’m not ready to commit to […]

Dream Race Swag

Dream Swag - Fun Running Shoes!!

Mm…. what would be the BEST thing to get as a result of doing a race? My Dream Swag: Shoes– like the Brooks Boston Lobster shoes for doing a marathon like that. I know you have to buy them the way it goes today, but wouldn’t that be AWESOME if they gave them to you?? […]