40 & Brooklyn

With my sisters

Guess what!  I am 40 years old.  Yes, I’m a week into this new decade and it’s all good.  I had some amazing birthday celebrations.  First it was dinner in Brooklyn with my sisters and some of my oldest and dearest friends. Then on my actual birthday, hubby and the kids took me to dinner and sang to me.  Then my kids ate my dessert and I got … [Read more...]

I love Monday!


Most people hate Mondays.  I do not.  I love any opportunity for a new start.  Monday is a perfect day for a new start and this Monday I could use a shift. I spent a very quick and busy weekend in Virginia Beach for my niece’s communion.  We left at the crack on Friday before the sun came up and didn’t get back until Sunday night at midnight.  … [Read more...]

Reflections over coffee


Written a few days ago and of course I didn't have to time to post it.. Today I am working from home and still I got up for the 5:15am class at the gym. It's a sure fire way not to make excuses if it's done before your family wakes up and the work day starts. Yes, today's work day setting is my living room. After a week of schlepping my kids … [Read more...]

Back in the Game – NYC 2015

Thank you for taking my money!

I've been waiting for confirmation before sharing some awesome news.  I can say that that New York Road Runners has taken another $216 from me.  That means I am officially running the NYC marathon this year! This will be my second NYC (2013) and my fourth marathon overall. If you follow me on other social media, you might know that I was in … [Read more...]

Running on Love NYC Style

We run NYC

Usually on St. Pat’s weekend every year I run the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach.  It is an amazing race.  It is usually (though ironically not this year) the same weekend at the NYC Half.  This year I qualified to run NYC by running 4 out of the 6 borough races last year.  The NYC Half is a race that I have never run before.  I was … [Read more...]