Archive for June 2014

My Life Is Dope

Some of you saw my Facebook status this morning. For those of you who didn’t, here it is: Sometimes in the middle of an 8 mile run a girl crashes straight into her ex and his girlfriend. Everyone thinks about what they would say in this moment, but instead of saying those things…this happened. (PS,... Read more »

The House That Built Me

*For Blogapalooz-Hour Chicago Now asked us to write a love letter…but it can’t be to a person. I have 58 minutes from now to complete this…here goes.* Last time I saw you, I didn’t recognize you…but isn’t that always the way? After all, it had been 12 years. You were different somehow. You seemed tired,... Read more »

26.2 and a SoleMate Too

Anyone who read my last post knows running is my best friend, but running is also my worst enemy. Running is when I’m forced to face all my demons. Every bad choice I’ve made comes back to haunt me, every regret I’ve ever had shows up to say hello,  and every bad memory finds a... Read more »

She's My Best Friend

Running is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. It’s not something that comes naturally to me. I don’t look beautiful when I’m running. I don’t break records, hit major PR’s, or win races. I’m slow as f.  In fact, most of the time I don’t even know if I like running. So why do... Read more »