Archive for May, 2009

No Child Left Inside

May 31, 2009

The 13 year old kid across the street used to be outside all the time riding his bike and attempting tricks on his skateboard. He hasn’t been out much lately. I saw him the other day and my first thought was “wow, he’s adding on some weight”. (Yes, Jeremy, I’m talking about you!) I saw […]

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Ready, set, go! starts June 6

May 22, 2009

If you’ve wanted to try a 5k, or you’re just getting back into running after a long layoff, my new class might be just the thing for you. Starting June 6, I’ll be leading a program to help you prepare for a 5k event. Whether you want to run, walk, or do a combination of […]

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Relay for Life creates strength in more ways than one

May 16, 2009

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is happening this afternoon and through tomorrow in Bolingbrook. If you are not familiar with Relay, it’s the American Cancer Society’s signature event, bringing teams of relay walkers together for an event lasting up to 24 hours. The event is held in hundreds of cities nationwide. If you’re […]

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Ride of Silence 5/20/2009

May 13, 2009

The Ride of Silence (May 20, 2009) was created to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured on public roadways. Learn more about the Ride of Silence and how you can participate FREE and hundreds of locations worldwide. Bikes are vehicles too. I personally have been subjected to abuse and dangerous situations from people […]

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Drop the flops and show your feet some love!

May 10, 2009

Summer’s coming and so is flip flop season. I have to admit, they drive me nuts. The shuffling, the flapping noise. The foot problems. That’s right. Those flip flops that you love so much and are all the rage are causing problems. Just Google “flip flop foot pain” and you’ll come up with all sorts […]

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