Posts tagged "Chicago"

Multiple sclerosis and cold weather don't mix

Multiple sclerosis and cold weather don't mix
Extreme temperature change affects those with multiple sclerosis.  Many claim to be bothered by heat, but the cold seems to attack me harder. According the  National MS Society, Many people with MS experience a temporary worsening of their symptoms when the weather is very hot or humid or they run a fever, sunbathe, get overheated... Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo and surrounding areas are an oasis in the city

Lincoln Park Zoo and surrounding areas are an oasis in the city
ChicagoNow Bloggers are banding together today to give our readers the best of Chicago in the Summer. We will be sharing our favorite places, events, and summer activities all around Chicagoland. Get ready to experience the most comprehensive list of summer hot spots brought to you by true Chicagoans.  Read the other articles here.   ... Read more »

The Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop in Chicago Next Week

I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola’s Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own. As a child, it was a reward to go with my mom to The Multiplex to workout. I loved the energy and noise in the active gym. Even though it was the 80s, I’m not sure... Read more »
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My Top Ten Favorite Family Spots in Chicago

My Top Ten Favorite Family Spots in Chicago
Today I’m writing over at Wee Windy City.  This summer-like weather always reminds me of the beauty and possibilities of our city. It was challenging to narrow it down to my ten favorite spots to take my family in Chicago. 10. Lincoln Park Zoo.  This may seem like an obvious choice, but it is FREE... Read more »

Let's Welcome The Rosie Show to Chicago

Let's Welcome The Rosie Show to Chicago
Is it a life long dream to be on stage with Rosie O’Donnell? Wear a bedazzled Rosie shirt. The ladies with the colorful handmade sparkle shirts got to be seated first, in the front row and later went on stage to play a newlywed type game with mother and daughter pairs against Sharon and Kelly Osbourne.  The Osbournes won proving... Read more »

Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words

Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words
Usually I sit down to my computer and the words start flowing.  Some days like today I feel negative and choose against publishing a whiny post.  In reality I have little reason to complain (except for the fact I spent $1500 to replace the brakes in my recently paid off car).  In these cases I look at photos and... Read more »
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Pedicures and Childcare Under One Roof at Urban Mom Salon

Pedicures and Childcare Under One Roof at Urban Mom Salon
You know those days where you’ve spent the majority of it cleaning up pee, poop, syrup, cheerios, drool and tears?  You catch a glimpse of your reflection in the mirror and notice your pony tailed hair desperately in need of a trim?  You think of when you can find the time and childcare to get away for a... Read more »

Let Us Not Forget About Chicago Beaches

Let Us Not Forget About Chicago Beaches
This morning I should have been: 1. Working out 2. Cleaning, shopping or getting ready for my daughter’s party this weekend 3.  Dropping off and picking up the dry cleaning 4.  Getting a  car wash. 5.  Paying bills 6. Writing 7. Potty training (yep, still) 8. Tackling the never ending laundry pile You get the picture.  There... Read more »

Emanuel Won't Send His Kids to CPS Schools, But We Should?

I tend not to write about politics because coming from a split family, I know it is a battle not worth fighting.  But, the more I ponder about our new mayor, Rahm Emanuel, choosing to send his kids to a private school, University of Chicago’s Lab School in Hyde Park, I am mad. My son is... Read more »
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Wanderlust: Yoga in the City on a Hot July Night

Wanderlust: Yoga in the City on a Hot July Night
My car temperature read 98 degrees.  After walking 5 long blocks from the Grant Park Garage, I arrived at the open green space of the former Band-shell.  I laid down my mat and belongings, trusting they would be there when I returned, and searched for shade.  I found a comfortable spot in the Smart Water tent and... Read more »
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