Goals for 2016, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: BARC St. Pat’s Races

I will admit, I have been in a funk the last couple of weeks. I have re-gained some of the weight that I worked so hard to lose, I haven't been running or working out so much, and my eating has been crappy. I had been doing great with my training plan (only one month… Continue reading Race Recap: BARC St. Pat’s Races

Thirty Before 30

Thirty Things Before 30: #12

12. See the Chicago River turned green for St. Patrick's Day. This was actually a second round of #23 (Go On a Road Trip with Friends). And such a random Thirty Before 30 accomplishment, too. Last month, at our Dinner and Discipleship meeting (a Catholic young adult group that I am part of) we realized… Continue reading Thirty Things Before 30: #12

Keeping It Real, Nutrition

Keeping It Real: “I’m a Person, Not My Disease”

How often have you heard a health provider refer to someone as a "diabetic" or "obese"? You've probably heard that on television, in advertisements for medications, in articles that you have read. When we use those terms, it implies that you are no longer a person but rather you are defined by your disease. And… Continue reading Keeping It Real: “I’m a Person, Not My Disease”