Author Archives: Corey

About Corey

I am a 30-something swim, bike, run addict married to my best friend and in love with my two schnoodle doggies.

Bayshore Week 3: Miles, Yoga & A Thief

17 weeks out from Bayshore. From a pure running and workouts standpoint, the week went pretty well…although my  legs were pretty dead by the end of the week. To be expected as I increase mileage a bit. But (in case … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 2: Heat Wave

18 weeks out from Bayshore! My goal at the beginning of the week was to get outside for more of the midweek runs. While the weather wasn’t awesome at times, it was certainly MUCH warmer than the week before. It … Continue reading

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Friday Fun XVI

Happy Friday Everyone!! Today is a very special day because… 5 years! Today is our 5 year wedding anniversary. It is amazing how time flies, yet our wedding day seems like so long ago. We have had a ton of fun … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, Ernie, friends, life, Races, running, swimming, training, Travel, triathlon, workout clothes | 3 Comments

Bayshore Week 1: Treadmill Central

As I mentioned, we are 20 weeks out from Bayshore Half Marathon. That is currently my goal race for this spring, but I am hoping to add some shorter races in the mix over the next few months. This week … Continue reading

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Why Running is Better than Everything Else

In November I posted about how not running/exercising for a week had a huge affect on my body. It threw my sleep, bathroom routine (TMI?) and appetite completely out of whack. Once I was home from traveling and was able to … Continue reading

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Alive & Running

Wow. 2015. Time got away from me! Last time I posted was right before Thanksgiving. At that time I wasn’t running because of mystery foot pain. That seems like ages ago! Shortly after that post, I saw a doctor, was … Continue reading

Posted in family, Goals, life, running, the boys, training, Travel, Treadmill, Weather, work travel | 7 Comments

An Injury Update & What Life is Like without Running

Last time I posted, I talked about my sore foot. At the time, I was confident that it was a fairly minor and very temporary situation that would be fixed with a few days off of running. I “rested” for … Continue reading

Posted in bike, Food, injuries, running, swimming, training, work travel, Yoga | 8 Comments