Leaving your “Comfort Zone” – 1.25.2018

You always hear people say "Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone." And really, they ain't kidding.I am the first to admit that leaving that happy, snuggly, comfortable place is absolutely terrifying. Will I get injured? Will I fail? Will I look like an idiot? (All these questions whir through my head). But [...]


Holidays & The New Year- Greatest Time of Year! 12.27.2017

Is Christmastime really over? The best holiday, with all kinds of events and friends in town, seeing family and playing games, eating crazy amounts of food and cookies... it's all over? I feel like all of a sudden we're all heading back into the swing of our regular lives, getting back to work (at least I [...]

Saying Yes to Finding My True Potential-11/17/2017

For the past few weeks, or maybe months, I've been trying to focus on my potential. My opportunities, chances, ways to grow. And focusing on accepting new invitations...saying YES to new ideas and events in order to give myself the chance to say "I loved that! I want to keep going back!" or "Nah, that [...]


Life Lately && Marathon Recap! 10.5.2017

I did it, you guys! My fourth marathon is actually over. And you know, I'm really sad about it. I LOVED training this time around. Every long distance run was like a new event for me to plan with Patrick (obviously, as my sherpa), and now, it's all done. You better believe I'll be finding [...]


Living the Happy Life 9.14.2017

Hey y'all 🙂 How is everybody? Enjoying this space between summer and fall? This transition is always always my favorite time of the year. If we could just pause the temperature/ weather/ outdoor feel, with cool nights and slightly warmer days, I would be just peachy happy with that! It's perfect for literally everything: running, [...]


Life Lately 8.21.2017 – #lifeissweet

Anyone out there?? It's me, Shannon. I don't want to mention how long it's been since I've written one of these beloved posts. I have so many drafts started, notes in my phone, messages out to friends and family for inspiration... But I never got myself to just sit down and put something together. And [...]


Life Lately 4.21.17

Hi everyone! Checking in because this week has been such a fantastic and fun week, I have so much to share 🙂 Firstly, last Saturday, Patrick, my dad and I all ran the inaugural Brew City Half Marathon in Milwaukee - I think it went pretty dang well! The course is very similar to every [...]