Tag: Warrior Dash

  • Girl on Fire: Rememberlutions instead of resolutions

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 31, 2014] [Note: This column was meant for January 1, 2015, but since New Year’s Day fell on a Thursday, my usual publish date, it ran a day early.] Tomorrow it will be a new year, so I spent several days thinking of things to add to […]

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  • Girl on Fire: My relaxing vacation is next week

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, August 7, 2014] Studies show taking vacations is healthy. And, while I covered Osceola Sentinel-Tribune for Amy during her week of vacation, I will be taking my week vacation starting Monday. But, instead of going to South Dakota, like Amy, or some trendy beachside city on the west […]

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  • Girl on Fire: More races in my future

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, May 29, 2014] Saturday I will be up before 5 a.m. to hitch a ride on a bus from Valley West Mall to Saylorville Dam for the Dam to Dam half marathon. This is something I am both looking forward to and dreading. My first half marathon in […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Determination to reach long-term fitness goals

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin [As seen in Creston News Advertiser, November 21, 2013] Thanks to coworker Brooke McIntosh and newsroom discussion, there is a health and fitness competition in the newsroom. I’m glad we have this competition. Already, having an in-house competition has helped me get on track before Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts roll around. My goal […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Parties, running and more parties

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, August 29, 2013] Last week was my birthday, and I don’t feel any older. However, it hasn’t stopped me from having epic weekends. I went to Des Moines and stayed with my sister Breezy Thursday and Friday nights. Thursday we went to a restaurant called Tally’s, where I […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Havin’ a colorful summer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, July 3, 2013] irst, I want to say I got a letter last week. The letter came from Fire Service Training Bureau in Ames, and said I passed both the practical and written aspects of my firefighter test. I’m now a certified Creston volunteer firefighter! Second, I read […]

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