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As a working mother with little kids and a husband who travels, I am banished to the treadmill in my basement a lot.  When I first started running, I was embarrassed to run outside and gladly made the treadmill my friend. Then I discovered the joy of feeling the mix of wind/humidity and sweat on my face…

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The "Best" Decision

“Make the choice that is best for you and your family”. That was the advice that almost everyone gave me when I was wavering about Philly. Given my husband’s reluctance in the first place and everyone battling sickness at home, that should make my choice to cancel Philly easy. Right? Except … The friend that I…

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Chicago – To Do List

This is more for my benefit than as a regular blog post. But it might end up helping someone else traveling to a race too. Pack Running Bag/Carry On Race Confirmation Ticket. iFitness Fuel Belt: 8 Gu attached, + 2 more in my skirt pocket. Nuun. Tylenol. Aquaphor tube. $20 cash. Attach hooks to fuel belt…

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Michaela – Blazing Run Happiness

Continuing forward from the 10 Running Relation Questions started on Another Mother Runner, I am profiling some of my mother runner friends who don’t have a blog. These girls are my friends in real life, have been a motivation for me to start and continue to be an inspiration to me. Last time, we met Ashley, a BAMR running…