Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Chicago: Shamrock'd

Now that running and I are very close these days, I decided to take a "runcation" (run + vacation). After a conversation with my friend, Darren, I chose Chicago as my destination and the Shamrock Shuffle 8K as the race.

I placed a bid for my hotel room on Priceline, and scored the Palmer House Hilton in Downtown. (More on this later). It was very close to the starting line, and who doesn't like having quick access to the Magnificient Mile.

Friday, March 16, 2012

At Last

Friday, March 9, 2012


“I cannot express how HAPPY I am with where I am in my life and how grateful I feel for being able to do what I do ... any time I’m feeling unmotivated, I think about how miserable I feel when I’m not training or doing something else I don’t LOVE. I totally and completely love this life I’m living.” -- Sally Meyerhoff

Thursday, March 8, 2012

♪ ♫ I was a-walking ♪♫

Insomnia has gotten the best of me tonight. So, what do I do when I can't sleep? YouTube. I came across this mini-clip of Rickey Smiley and fell in love with him ALL over again. (Shhhh! Don't tell Lamman). Anyhoo, as a Southern girl raised in a Baptist church, I could not help but get tickled. This dude right here is HI-LARIOUS!

Check it:

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Doing something "strange" for Change...

Not monetary change, but life-altering change.

It all started with a conversation thread in my BGR! group, and was later confirmed after I watched the documentary, "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead".  This film documents a journey into juicing, and honestly I was left inspired. For a moment, I thought  "Hey, I can do this." But, my reality is simple: "I absoFREAKINlutely love food.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

New Kim on the Block

I traveled to the Twin Cities over the weekend to help host the "New Kim on the Block" baby shower. Here are a few shots from the weekend.