This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve read my recent posts, you know I’ve been the weary traveler as of late. I swear, there were times I didn’t know if I was coming or going. In fact at times, I was coming and going. Three time zones in 36 hours? Sheer madness! One of the hardest things for me to do when I travel is keep up with my fitness routine. Between the travel itself and the jet lag that comes along with it, the eight to ten hour work days, and then the sometimes less than ideal workout facilities, it can be tough. But with determinationRead More →

Happy Friday everyone! As it often does, March came in like a lion, and I sure do hope it will leave like a lamb. I’m so tired of winter in Chicago. The weather has been brutal. Why not pull up a chair and join me for a nice, warm cup o’ Joe? If we were having coffee, I would tell you I’m super excited to share that I am a 2018 SPIbelt Ambassador! I’m sure you’ve seen them–those awesome waist belts that people use during all kinds of workout activities, or to carry medical supplies and devices like insulin pumps. They come in fun patterns andRead More →

This post contains affiliate links Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope you are having a day filled with love and happiness! To help you celebrate, I thought I would share some discounts on some products I absolutely love! Momentum Jewelry  Who doesn’t need (and love!) a little motivation every now and then? These motivational wraps and other products can help you stay on track and remember what an amazing person you are! You can check out their products using this link, and be sure to use the promo code sharetheSPARK2018 for 15% off of your order through March 31st! SPIBelt  I have used a SpiBelt toRead More →

Holy, moly, it’s cold out there! My usual M.O. includes drinking a full pot of coffee in the morning, but with the wind chill well below zero in Chicago this week, why not pour yourself a cup of Joe and enjoy some with me as I brew myself a second pot? If we were having coffee, I would tell you I have majorly slacked on my diet in the past month. I’m usually not too bad at this time of year, but between a trip to Vegas in the middle of December and hosting both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at our house, well, youRead More →