Archive for November 2010

Turkey Trot 8K race recap...

Turkey Trot 8K race recap...
I was amped up for this race. Partially because it was my first race back. yeah, I ran the Hot Chocolate 5K, but that wasn’t my day. That race belonged to Pam, Chicago Daniel, Pilar, Jeff, Charlie and Myriah…I was happily along for the ride. The Turkey Trot was my day. I was going to... Read more »

Weigh-in Wednesday, Year 2, Week 7...

Results are in, I lost .9lbs this week…I’m now 34.8 lbs away from my goal. Since October 14, 2009 I’ve lost 105.9 lbs! I hadn’t looked at the total number in a few weeks. Ok, since the marathon really. I knew I put some back on after the race. But I didn’t have the loss... Read more »

New details: The Inaugural FREE Black Friday 5K Fun Run for Charity w/ Fleet Feet Sports!

New details: The Inaugural FREE Black Friday 5K Fun Run for Charity w/ Fleet Feet Sports!
Alright, I’ve got some exciting news.  Fleet Feet Sports has joined the fun for the Inaugural FREE Black Friday 5K Fun Run for Charity! Here’s the plan: Who: You, your friends, family and people you meet on the street! What: the Inaugural FREE Black Friday 5K Fun Run for Charity with Fleet Feet Sports! When:... Read more »
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It's race week, turkey style!

It's race week, turkey style!
For me this week officially kicks off the holiday season! It’s a short week at work, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and a long weekend. Top that with the Turkey Trot 8K presented by Fleet Feet Sports, the Inaugural Free Black Friday 5K Fun Run & Food Drive, and it’s darn near a perfect week. Race wise,... Read more »

The Inaugural Black Friday 5K and Food Drive!

The Inaugural Black Friday 5K and Food Drive!
Don’t shop on Black Friday, go for a run…a fun run, for charity! Join the fun at the Inaugural Black Friday 5K and Food Drive! Join Dave “Pace of Chicago” Wallach, Phil “Going the Distance” Castello, Awesome “That’s Awesome” Barb, Lauren “Outside the Girl Box” Kaminsky, Daniel “The Queer Guy Tells It Straight” Scogin and me, along... Read more »

Winner, winner, turkey dinner!

Winner, winner, turkey dinner!
Congratulations to Paint Water Jeff, you’ve won a free entry to the 33rd Annual Turkey Trot 8k presented by Fleet Feet Sports! Thanks to all who entered, we all have a lot to be thankful for. I’m grateful for my family, friends, my health, career, running and all of you, my readers. If you didn’t... Read more »
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Weigh-in Wednesday, Year 2, Week 6...

Results are in…this week I lost .6 lbs. It’s a small amount but still a loss. I now sit at 34.4lbs to go to hit 185! I’m excited, though I noticed my boss is less enthusiastic this year. Each week we sort of developed a tradition. I started posting my weight loss graph on my... Read more »

1:45:00

1:45:00
That’s my commute time until K hits Christmas break. If I were traveling it alone, it would suck ass and I’d consider punching myself in the face to be more fun and more productive. The fact I get to spend more than half of that time with my oldest daughter helps make it bearable. Now... Read more »

weekend recap...

weekend recap...
Pam and I had a date night on Friday, our first I think, since our anniversary in May. We took full advantage and caught 2 movies. We saw “Due Date” (awesome/ funny) and “Skyline” (was OK/ meh). Saturday I drove Pam to work then headed home to get ready for the American Heart Association Sessions... Read more »
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Another giveaway? Why yes, let's do that.

Another giveaway? Why yes, let's do that.
Pam going on winter break always symbolizes the start of the holiday season to me. This year is no different. I’m excited for the holidays…I’ve come to love this time of year. To celebrate I thought we’d do another giveaway.  NOTE:  If you haven’t already done so, go enter to win an entry to the... Read more »