Weeks 2 and 3 of NYC Marathon Training

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Two more weeks of marathon training are in the books! I haven’t been good about writing about it because I’ve been crazy busy at work, but I have at least stuck to my training schedule […]

Week One of Marathon Training – Again!

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As I write this, the New York City Marathon is just 74 days away!! I restarted my training last week and so far I am pretty excited about it. To keep myself going, I invested […]

NYC Marathon Training: Week One

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Monday marked the start of my official marathon training for this fall’s New York City Marathon! This will be my 7th marathon overall, but possibly one of my hardest, given my injury issues over the […]

I’m Running the NYC Marathon for Charity!

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When I ran my first marathon back in 2008, I raised money for the American Cancer Society and trained with their training program. I did so because I felt like I needed the support of […]

Life is Too Short, Make the Most of It

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I wasn’t even two weeks in to my year-long career break trip when the news came through my Facebook feed with little warning: a friend from law school had passed away suddenly. He was a […]

That Time I Was Named One of Chicago’s Most Eligible Singles

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Those of you who follow me on Facebook or Twitter likely saw back in February that I was featured in the Chicago Reader’s Valentines’ Day edition as one of Chicago’s most eligible singles. I’ve gotten […]