Find your Fire: Inspiring Yourself

With constant sources of inspiration being thrown around through social media, on TV, books, movies, blogs, we are never want for something to inspire us to work harder, be better, and set bigger goals. But when it comes time to deliver on those goals, even with classes, running groups, accountability groups, social media friends, it's …

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Be Grateful. Win Prizes.

I'm hosting my first Photo a Day Challenge to celebrate being grateful. It's really simple: take pictures of what makes you thankful, or things that represent what makes you thankful. There are no day specific items. Y don't have to hunt things down. You just have to be grateful. And use #RSGGratefulChallenge to tag your …

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Be proud of who you are and what you choose to do! #WomanUp

This article, by Lauren Fleshman for Runner's World, brought tears to my eyes while I was waiting at an appointment this afternoon. It did it again when I came and read it again as I prepared to write this post. Lauren Fleshman is not just a rockstar, she has an amazing way with words; she …

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Rock n Roll Chicago: Surprise, I’m running 16.2 miles this weekend

Last week, I happened to see this post on Facebook: I had promised myself I was done with anything more than a 10k until next spring, but everything about this called my name. I immediately emailed the Competitor Group with my info, and waited. A few days ago, they responded and said they'd chosen me …

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Can we stop talking about Bikini Season? #BringBackSummer

Between the move, the new job, and just not being inspired to write, I've been petty quiet lately. As the unofficial start of summer hit today, I got angry, and inspired. What is out fascination with the so-called Bikini Season? Even healthy, fit athletes and trainers have been referring to it as such all weekend, …

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