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My first Shamrock Shuffle... It's going to be nuts! 

Chicago is arguably the best running city in America… And near the top in the world. It’s got miles of amazing paths, great sites along the way, and there are enough races in the greater Chicago area you would need a second job just to pay for them all. 613 more words


Lady Gaga's Born Brave Birthday | Fundraising Event on Crowdrise

Today (Saturday, March 28) is Lady Gaga’s birthday! To celebrate her 29th year, Gaga is asking you to help support the amazing and important work of her Born This Way Foundation. 56 more words


Exploring Other Sites: CrowdRise

Take a look at my screencast where I explore CrowdRise.Com and show some of the site’s best features!


I need your help, Get Up Swinging readers!

I am currently fundraising for the 2015 Pittsburgh Half Marathon for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  My cousin’s son, Andrew, was born with Cystic Fibrosis, and he’s my inspiration for wanting to raise money for this foundation.   272 more words


The Co$t of Being Tran$

This is something that isn’t often discussed. Anything to do with money is often considered taboo in our society, so it’s pushed under the rug. It’s ok to talk about the emotional and physical costs of transitioning, but not the monetary burden it puts on us. 935 more words

Chicago... it's happening

The Chicago Marathon lottery opens today. And I will not be entering it.

Yes, you heard that correct… because I’m running it for Girls on The Run-Chicago as a SoleMate.  403 more words

Life In General

About the Author

Before I take off on this journey full speed ahead, I think that I should lay myself out here, so to speak. I mean that’s the point of this after all, right? 525 more words