March 25, 2020
I’ve had my Bowflex Max Trainer for five and a half years. You could technically round that up to a decade! (But I won’t.) It’s an excellent piece of cardio equipment, and I love it as much now as I ever have. It’s a cross between an elliptical and a stair machine, and it really gets my heart rate going and engages all the muscles I use during my stair races.
One of my favorite Max Trainer pictures, from 2015.
Of course I brought my Max Trainer with me to Michigan when I moved last year, and Read the rest of this entry »
October 6, 2019
Only FIVE races left!
I turned 40 in March and, in honor of my milestone birthday, I challenged myself to compete in 40 races in 2019. Do I have a hashtag? Of course I do! It’s #40years40races!
Before the Crim 5-mile race in Flint. More on this race below!
I gotta be completely honest: Read the rest of this entry »
July 17, 2019
I went swimming with JJ for the first time. It. Was. Awesome!
My parents and I were invited to Read the rest of this entry »
July 7, 2019
My family’s July 4th tradition is to meet up in St. Joseph, our favorite spot on the west coast… of Michigan. That’s the Lake Michigan coast, for the geographically challenged!
That pic was taken on a morning walk with JJ and my aunt Annie, who took the photo. We may or may not have been trespassing on Read the rest of this entry »
May 19, 2019
My dog JJ is the love of my life.
But he’s not the only dog in my life. Check out all these cuties that I’ve been hanging out with lately! Read the rest of this entry »
February 26, 2019
Hello again, Stratosphere!
I’m back from my Las Vegas trip, where I competed, for the fourth time, in the American Lung Association’s Scale the Strat – a race up 1,391 steps in the tallest freestanding observation tower in the USA.
I didn’t like this race after I did it for the first time in 2014, mostly because Read the rest of this entry »
January 27, 2019
I took JJ on a great hike to Switzer Falls.
And here’s the little YouTube video of JJ splashing around in the pool, fetching sticks! Spoiler alert: It’s adorable. Read the rest of this entry »