Slice of Life

Running Q&A: How to Start Running

By |November 15th, 2012|

In October, Jennifer reached her goal to successfully complete a marathon, and I reached my goal of running 43 miles in one month. Clearly, running is something we talk about a lot, both here in the […]

Thankful Thursday: 30 Days of Gratitude Days 1 through 8

By |November 8th, 2012|

Welcome to our first Thankful Thursday. As we mentioned last week, Jennifer and I decided to join in Positively Present’s 30 Days of Gratitude Photo Challenge, and do a weekly “Thankful Thursday” blog post to share our […]

Aftermath of an IKEA Shopping Trip

By |November 7th, 2012|

We’re not fortunate enough to live within a respectable driving distance from IKEA, which is sad because it is my favorite store for home goods. I am, however, sure that the distance between me and the “big blue […]

How was your weekend?

By |October 22nd, 2012|

Happy Monday to you! I hope you had a great weekend with lots of fun and done. :) Here’s how my weekend turned out:
Fun

Boot camp. Check! Lots of running up very steep hills. (And this was in […]

Running a Marathon: the Courage to Start

By |October 19th, 2012|

“Why would you do that?” It’s the number one question I get asked about why I would willingly run 26.2 miles. And one I used to ask before I started running two years ago. Why would anyone run […]

Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List

By |October 17th, 2012|

Is your fall flying by? Mine sure is! But there’s still time to make the most of it! Jennifer and I have put together a fun, fall bucket list designed to inspire you to make the […]

Hello Friday.

By |September 21st, 2012|

And hello friends. Sorry this blog of mine has been so quiet lately. The good news is that I’m not curled up in a ball feeling sorry for myself. I really am doing okay. I have […]

The New Normal

By |September 12th, 2012|

Yesterday marked one month since my Dad passed away. It seems hard to believe that it has already been a month. At the same time it seems hard to believe that it has only been a […]

What’s your plan…

By |August 28th, 2012|

…for your new life?

Jay asked me this question the Friday after we returned back home from Michigan. The question was a great one for me, in so many ways. I am living a new life now. […]

I’m back…

By |August 20th, 2012|

We returned back home from Michigan on Thursday. It was the day after my Dad’s funeral. I felt ready to return back to my home and begin figuring out my life without him. While I didn’t […]