Training, April 24 – 30

Monday & Tuesday: Company conference. Didn't want to get up early enough to workout (even though they offered yoga and a group run both days ... at 6am) and both nights had evening activities. Wednesday AM: 4.5-mile run in 49:01, 10:52 pace Wednesday PM: Total Body Strength at CrossTown Fitness via ClassPass (and Divvy ride home)... Continue Reading →

Training, April 10 – 16

Monday: Flexible Flow Yoga at Bottom Line Yoga Civic Studio Tuesday: 4-mile run in 41:03, 10:13 pace Wednesday: M3 Fusion at Studio Lagree River North Thursday: 4-mile run in 44:23, 11:02 pace Friday: 2.2-mile Divvy commute; 1 hour of dancing Saturday: Rest (not really - I had a show that I helped put together) Sunday:... Continue Reading →

Empowering Women

I recently had a somewhat unexpected and disappointing experience at a local Chicago fitness studio. During the workout, the trainer criticized another fitness studio in a way that I felt was slut-shaming. Why is it somehow acceptable to shame another woman if it includes slut shaming? As if it excuses mean commentary to frame it in... Continue Reading →

Currently – January 2017

Currently... A post on "things of the moment" for me. State of things: It's a new year. Duh. A chance to re-focus on what matters. I've mentioned a close friend of mine who is going through a challenging time right now and trying to make permanent choices to improve his life. It's been a long-time coming,... Continue Reading →

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