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My Summer Anti-Aging Routine, How to Moisturize From Within

My Summer Anti-Aging Routine, How to Moisturize From Within

Disclosure:  I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #MoisturizeFromWithin campaign, sponsored by Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. My skin and body have faced a lot of challenges lately. I’m not getting any younger and, as I age, I find that my skin gets drier and drier. I… Continue Reading

How I’m Switching Up My Summer Running

How I’m Switching Up My Summer Running

weatherDisclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LockInSoftSkin #WetSkinIsBestSkin #CollectiveBias My running is taking a whole new direction this summer, as is my skin care routine, which needs to step up to match it. You see, I am training for a 100-mile race in September.… Continue Reading

Easy Fitness Fuel with Balance and a Birchbox Sweepstakes!

Easy Fitness Fuel with Balance and a Birchbox Sweepstakes!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balance. All opinions are my own.  My spring distance running training is in full swing. I have a 50k in March and am going to attempt to qualify for the Boston Marathon at the Colorado Marathon in May. Then, I will spend the summer… Continue Reading

Probiotics the Easy Way, Shake it Up With VSL#3

Probiotics the Easy Way, Shake it Up With VSL#3

Disclosure:  This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. Awhile back, I wrote about my success with VSL#3 to address my symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).  I am still using it and loving it. Today, I want to show you just how easy it is… Continue Reading

Dry Skin Solutions With AmLactin + A Giveaway!

Dry Skin Solutions With AmLactin + A Giveaway!

Do you find that as you age your skin gets drier and drier? According to data from a 2015 national online survey of over one thousand U.S. women over the age of 18, nearly two-thirds of U.S. women report that the older they get, the more difficult it is to keep their skin moisturized. U.S.… Continue Reading

Workout Smarter with Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Activewear Subscription

Workout Smarter with Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Activewear Subscription

I have written quite a bit about my running. I tend to run long distance, focusing on marathons and ultra marathons, with my current training focusing on a 24-hour race in July. Aside from running, I’m also active in many other ways.  So, I tend to wear fitness clothing and activewear a lot. Plus, I… Continue Reading

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Chicago winters are terrible on my skin. The cold dry air always causes me to get itchy dry skin patches, especially on my arms and legs. As a runner, I am also outdoors a lot in winter, running in cold weather and getting wind chapped.   Then, I always travel someplace warm for the holidays… Continue Reading

How I Prevent and Treat Blisters

How I Prevent and Treat Blisters

As a marathon and ultra marathon runner, I put a lot of miles on my feet. I also have battled with blisters on many occasions, not just from running, but from exercise in general and from everyday shoes, especially heels. But there are ways to prevent blisters and proper ways to treat them when they… Continue Reading