Category Archives: somebody’s been shopping.

will run for chocolate…

I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, but I did commit to running one race per month this year.  January’s event was the Hot Chocolate 5K race in Atlanta this weekend.  I mean – a race for chocolate?  Helllooo, I’m so … Continue reading

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hot wine and sausage? I’m IN!

I was running an errand last week, when I stumbled upon Chicago’s annual Christkindl Market which is  inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl Markt, or Christ Child Market.  I remember these fondly from living in Germany as a kid and from … Continue reading

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retail therapy…

I did some retail therapy after work last night and shopped along the Magnificent Mile in Chicago…  I’m rarely in the mood to shop for beauty products, but last night – I totally was!  So I took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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visualize… a chance to shop for new stuff!

Never underestimate the power of visualization… I know, it totally sounds flaky, but it works!  I’ve used visualization for years… in all areas of my life.  But most recently, as I struggle to get into a good training routine for … Continue reading

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sunshine on my shoulder…

I hate winter…. hate the cold weather, leafless trees, gray sky, dry skin, days getting darker by 5, snow, ice, etc.  It is hands-down my least favorite season and I usually suffer some seasonal crankiness throughout the winter.  This year, or … Continue reading

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sports bras or "please don't let me see your boobs bouncing everywhere!"…

Okay, ladies… it literally hurts me when I see other women with bad sports bras.  How are you able to keep up a workout routine if you have the discomfort of your boobs bouncing around.  Is that not painful for … Continue reading

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running goodies!

these are some of the things that I absolutely can not live without when I’m running these days: Nike Dri-Fit running visor, made out of wicking material and with reflective piping.  I used to run with my lucky Life is … Continue reading

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