In March Millie Pup officially marked her first anniversary as a House. I can't believe how quickly the time has gone. It feels like just yesterday that she looked like this and was small enough to tuck under my arm... Now she's a big, strong running machine. She's 15 months old and 70+ lbs to boot!… Continue reading Introducing…Rocky!
Thank you to Run With Pup's readers! RWP hit the 100 follower mark yesterday, and I'm so thankful for each and every one of you. I'm thrilled to be part of your blogging community! Hope everyone's having a terrific weekend. Millie and I say, "Thank you!" again 😀
This summer has been a time of transition. With my amazing husband's encouragement and support, I quit my established career to pursue my dreams. I like to call it my quarter-life-crisis...and it happened right on time, just months after my 25th birthday. I had the most supportive and encouraging colleagues when I worked in international… Continue reading Ch-Ch-Changes
Recently I've discovered the beauty of the off-leash dog park. I'm so glad to live in DuPage County with its six off-leash parks. Millie's finally had all of her required shots, and now that we have our dog park permit we're free to roam the trails. We've visited the Blackwell Forest Preserve twice now, which is good for… Continue reading Dog Park Exploration
It's hard to believe I'm halfway through the #100HappyDays Challenge! I've really enjoyed it thus far. Taking just a few minutes each day has helped me appreciate the little things. Here's a snapshot of days 26-50: Want to see more? Check out my review of #100HappyDays: Days 1-25 and follow me on Instagram!
This week I was in Kansas City, MO for work, and I went for the most beautiful and rejuvenating run Tuesday morning. I'd never spent any real time in KC, and it was fun exploring the city on foot! Little did I know that there are beautiful fountains and sculptures around every corner. That morning I… Continue reading Exploring Kansas City
It’s official, I’m one quarter of the way through the #100HappyDays challenge, and it’s been going really well. Every day I post a new photo on Instagram with the hashtag #100HappyDays, and each image features something that made me happy within the past 24 hours. The idea behind this is to help people become more appreciative… Continue reading #100HappyDays: Days 1-25
Mizuno USA shared an advertisement in the latest Runner's World magazine that caught my eye. They asked, "What If Everybody Ran?" Then I discovered this interactive campaign on their website with even more insights - score! If you're a runner I think you'll be able to identify with a lot of the items they address. The campaign features the positive benefits… Continue reading What If Everybody Ran?