30 Ways to Stay Well This Fall

October 28, 2012 at 8:50 am

I love fall and I love trying to be healthy so with permission, I am “borrowing” this great list from Amanda Skrip’s recent newsletter. 30 Ways to Stay Well This Fall 1. Winterize smoothies by adding cinnamon or ginger 2. Experiment with these other spices 3. Eat lots of leafy greens to oxygenate your blood and keep you energized 4. Supplement with liquid chlorophyll if…

Friday Finds: SideTour, HowAboutWe, Travel Intelligence & Great Deals

October 26, 2012 at 5:48 am

Need one more reason to love New York City (or Chicago)? Check out SideTour – an online marketplace for experiences that help you explore your city (or one you are visiting – so far just NYC and Chicago). They offer “handpicked activities, tours, and memorable things to do, all hosted by talented local people.” Options are grouped into categories: > Meet (i.e., in NYC “Dine…

Guest Post: Everything You Need to Know About Ultra Marathoning!

October 25, 2012 at 5:29 am

I met my friend, Whitney Hajek (now Richman), in 2007 when training for the Chicago Marathon with CARA. She was a strong marathoner and lots of fun to train with. She was a teacher and was planning her upcoming wedding. She was just like the rest of us gals and guys. Whitney ran a bunch of marathons and was injured on and off (as I…

Tweets on Healthy Eats, Sharecare Now & Healthy Deals!

October 23, 2012 at 5:49 am

I am finally getting the hang of Twitter and was psyched to see 35 Diet And Nutrition Experts You Need To Follow On Twitter on Huffington Post. As they say, Twitter is a source of more information than anyone can possibly digest, but it’s also the place to get up close and personal with top experts in every field. So who should you follow to…

Running Commentary (Pun Intended)

October 21, 2012 at 8:20 am

I have had a few running things on my mind recently and I have been meaning to write them down…so here goes… Are headphones ruining the marathon? I volunteered with my gals for the perfect day that was the Chicago Marathon on 10/7 (as part of the human chain “defending” the B corral from the C corral runners.) We then went to mile 13 to…

Friday Finds: Splitwise, Instawatch, TravelDudes & Great Deals

October 19, 2012 at 5:39 am

I post about cool apps that I may or may not have use for (or time to use), but Splitwise is an app that definitely meets my needs – especially on my many girls trips for running and celebrations. What is it? Splitwise is a free web and mobile app for managing IOUs. You can create groups for your activities/transactions. Then anyone in the group…

Guest Post: Natural Food Chef Amanda Skrip’s Seasonal Spotlight!

October 18, 2012 at 5:35 am

This is news to no one who knows me well, but I am not a very good cook. I do love to eat seasonal, healthy foods – especially in the fall. I have never met a butternut squash I didn’t like. This summer I went to a terrific “Eat like a Yogi” class with Suzanne Ko doing yoga and natural food chef Amanda Skrip cooking.…