Are You Stuck In A Rut?

Do you feel like you are swimming upstream lately?  Not making any progress on your goals?  This is the time of year when many people who made a new year’s resolution tend to fall off the wagon.  Have you reached that point?  Are you stuck in a rut? Am I Stuck In A Rut? I…read more

Black Panther Giveaway!

My family and I have hopped onto the Marvel band wagon last year and are catching up on as many of the movies that we can fit it before the newer movies are being released.  The last Marvel movie we went to see in the theater was Thor Ragnarok and we loved it!  We saw…read more

LG Twin Wash System At Best Buy

Disclaimer:  I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. LG Twin Wash System Best Buy now offers the LG Twin Wash system which includes LG Front Load laundry paired with LG’s SideKick Pedestal Washer.  I saw this product during a…read more

runDisney Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon

runDisney has created a new race this Spring called the Star Wars  Virtual Half Marathon Challenge.  Registration is open from now until February 28, 2018.  Your half marathon run must be completed between January 3, 2018 – March 31, 2018. What Is The Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon? The Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon lets you run…read more

My One Word For 2018

I am working very hard on achieving my goals I have lined up for 2018.  I began my year by participating in the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend and I ran the Dopey Challenge.  This was a large accomplishment for me and a GREAT way to begin my year.  I finished a marathon within the…read more

2018 Walt Disney World 10K

The Walt Disney World 10K is the second race of the Dopey challenge.  It took place on Thursday, January 5 at Epcot. The corrals were the same set up as the previous day’s 5K race.  Since I was in Corral F with my family the day before I also had to start in Corral F…read more

2018 Walt Disney World 5K

The Walt Disney World 5K took place on Thursday, January 4 at Epcot. The corrals were separated from A through F. Our family was spread apart into three different corrals, from C to E to F. We all began in F so we could stay together. With the start time of 5:30 we all woke…read more

Dealing With Grief and Loss – Looking Ahead in 2018

I know this is a new year and I usually post about my word of the year.  But before I write about my word for this year, there is a topic that I want to address because it has been very heavy on my heart this past year.  Our town has been through a lot…read more

Cancer Didn’t Stop Bindu Panapalli’s Quest To Run A 10K

Bindu Panapalli, 47 years old and resident of Glen Allen, Va. near Richmond, always felt a desire to help people with cancer through research. By February 2016, she found herself at the start of 18 months of firsthand experience battling the disease through three surgeries and eight rounds of chemo – she just didn’t know it…read more

Cigna and Achilles will help Sonya Hazel Cross Her Finish Line

As a member of Team Achilles CT Chapter, I am always happy to share stories of other Achilles athletes.  One athlete who will be running the Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna on Thursday, January 4th as a member of Team Cigna is Sonya Hazel.  Last year I was lucky to find one of the…read more

2017 Inflation Celebration

Our tradition has continued into its third year.  The day before Thanksgiving we take a trip into New York City to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Inflation Celebration. My kids and I are big on traditions. They knew we were going to the city but they didn’t know for sure which day. I am…read more

Thankful

I have much to be thankful for. I have my health, I have a job, a home, a family, great friends. I am lacking nothing.  This year I chose my word of the year to be strength. I chose that word because of our dear friend Lyla. She had strength like no other. There have…read more

Incredibles 2 Coming In June!

Last week my kids have been watching the Incredibles on repeat lately.  Then I broke the news to them that there is a new Incredibles coming in June of next year.  They were ecstatic to hear that!  So what is the new movie going to be about? ABOUT THE MOVIE Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes…read more

One Week Later

One week ago Sunday I was in NYC running the NYC marathon.  It was my first time running this event and it won’t be my last!  I have a lot of memories to share about this race and will do so in a series of posts throughout the week. Highlights Today I want to share…read more

Phonetic Eye Wear Twitter Party

Do your eyes feel tired after working at your computer all day? Do you ever feel your eyes twitching? That was happening to me from all of the computer and screen use I have on a daily basis, until I found Phonetic Eye Wear at the #BlogHer Conference! What Is Blue Light? Computer screens, backlit…read more

NYC Marathon Taper

I am in that crazy taper mode for the NYC Marathon and I’m starting to feel a little batty!  I dressed for a run the other day, went out the door, started walking as my warm up, did one running interval for 30 seconds and then walked the rest of my time on the road. …read more

People Don’t Give A BLEEP!

I came across some content from Gary Vaynerchuk on LinkedIn this week. His insight is very interesting.  He states the obvious.  The messages I took away from listening to him are: You need to be optimistic. Do what you want to do. “You have to figure out how to try shit.” Find your passion. See…read more

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