The Ticket: Adventures in Traffic Court


You know you were up a creek when a $300 fine sounds good. I haven’t talked about this before, but last month I got a ticket, my first in over 15 years, for running a red light. No, I didn’t hit the gas and fly through an intersection at breakneck speed trying to beat the […]

Shopping for the Big Dogs: Fall Shopping Guide


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boombox Network . The opinions and text are all mine. If you have a lot of dogs like I do, they don’t often get “gifts” (aside from lots of kisses and snuggles). But, with the weather cooling down and the holidays coming at us […]

Train Smarter: 5 Ways to PR Running Three Days a Week

Race PR

Personal Record. PR. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? For many runners, setting a personal best time in a race is their ultimate goal. It also may seem unattainable, requiring hours and days of training that just aren’t possible for some athletes. While running five or six days a week may seem […]

Playing 50 Questions for Friday

50 Questions

To celebrate Friday I thought that I would join in the 50 Questions game that is going around the blogging world right now. Well, it’s not really a game, but I feel like I’m playing along with some of my favorite bloggers including Angela, Christine, and Rachel. Before I get started I want to take a moment […]

5 Reasons You Need to Go to BlogFest 2015

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I am so excited to announce that BlogFest 2015 with Sweat Pink is ON!! BlogFest, which is held in conjunction with the IDEA World Fitness Convention, is scheduled July 16-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  If you are a health and fitness blogger, or a blogger who is interested in health and fitness, you […]

Motivated to Beat Breast Cancer


This post is sponsored by Skechers to call attention to their campaign with the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer. I was compensated for this post. All opinions though, are my own, and I am proud to be a part of this campaign. My younger sister Susan would have been 54 on […]