Total Miles: 41
Total Time Working Out: 18hr, 4min
Total New-to-me Beers: 3
Total Burlesque Shows: 2
Total Short Film Festivals: 2
TOTAL NEW MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY TREE: 1
Biggest news of the month! I’m an aunt again!!!!! My oldest bro and his wife welcomed child #2.
Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy … but I’m in love.
Less important happenings for the month:
I snapped this pic on the LFT and couldn’t resist the despressing side-by-side comparison.
I joined Erica’s team at Cycle for Survival to raise money for rare cancers.
My first Foam Party.
Redeemed a Groupon for an annual Divvy membership. Now I just have to activate it … and get used to riding a bike again. On the mean streets of Chicago.
Checking in on my 2014 goals:
Weekly Strength Workouts: I only did 3 this month – 2 at the fitness center at work, and one with CARA at Equinox. But I was an overachiever on this goal last month.
Bi-weekly Fun Workouts: Between two weekly burlesque classes and tango classes, I did 9 fun workouts. This was a good decision, considering the Polar Vortex has not quite released it’s grip on Chicago.
Read 12 Books: I’m probably one of the last runners to do so, but I finally read Born to Run. And I get what the fuss is about! I really enjoyed it. If anyone wants to borrow my copy (I got it from Half-Priced Books), let me know.
Host Something Once a Month: I was going to host a clothing swap, but then it snowed. AGAIN. And no one felt like driving (and I did not blame them) so I rescheduled.
Volunteer: I researched some ideas for fundraising for the ACS, and I’m planning a fundraiser party at Bottle & Bottega. I’ll post info once the registration link is set up if you’re interested in coming. I’m looking into another event … I think this year might be more events and not so much raffles like last time. But you can still support my fundraising by buying an I Run With Fast Women shirt. (Which someone did recently … thank you, whoever you are.) Or you can just make a donation.