Find Your Steel | Scoliosis Awareness Month

I’ve written a lot about my scoliosis journey over the years (here, then here, and don’t forget here). It’s been one of, if not the, single-most impactful, defining experience in my life. Every year on my spinal fusion-versary (February 19) I get a little nostalgic and reminisce about various things: the Bath and Body Works... Continue Reading →

Zaney to the Max

Are you pondering what I'm pondering? Well, sorry to disappoint, but the answer is "no," I don't have bologna in my slacks. But this past Friday, I was certainly zaney to the max! Connor got us tickets (Merry Christmas to me!) to see Animaniacs Live at Joe's Pub in the city and boy, did we have... Continue Reading →

Awesome Cherry Blossom

A plethora of Nor'easters hit the east coast this year, bringing lots of snow, wind, and rain along with it. We weren’t sure what kind of scenery Mother Nature would give us at the 2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run last weekend, but lo and behold she actually delivered. Despite the chilly temps... Continue Reading →

2017: A Year on the Run

Looking ahead to what races we want to run in 2018 (we just claimed our guaranteed entry for the NYC marathon—our first one!), I'd be remiss not to mention everything we accomplished in 2017; a year we literally spent on the run. Our initial 2017 run plan included maybe 3 races. Then as the first... Continue Reading →

WDW Wine and Dine Race Recap

We came. We saw. We ran. (And did some wining and dining, of course) The 2017 Run Disney Wine and Dine races at Walt Disney World were truly a feast. Not only was this the first time we were running the Wine and Dine races (we did the two-course challenge), but it was also our... Continue Reading →

Hot Town, Summer in Milwaukee

Beer, festivals, and more beer, oh my! As much as I enjoy my snowy Wisconsin winters, summertime in Milwaukee just can't be beat. I took a quick trip home last weekend to see family and friends, sip some new brews, and of course, take in as much of what the city has to offer as... Continue Reading →

Yasss Queens 10K

Queens 10K Race Recap What: Queens 10K When: June 16 Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Who: Two runners looking for a little redemption After a challenging finish at the United Half Marathon this past March (despite earning our best half marathon time) and bonking the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon just before mile 11 (walked the... Continue Reading →

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