About

Let me introduce myself

Hi!

I’m Jen and I live in Staten Island, NY with my husband and two great kids, P.J. (10) and Alyssa (6).

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Before they fell asleep on NYE

I work full-time in NYC and then I come home and go on Mom duty.  On top of all that, I run and workout regularly.  My love affair with running is almost 20 years strong.  I have run countless races and four marathons.  I was supposed to run the NYC marathon in 2011 and 2012, but did not.  Instead, the week before the marathon, I lost my home and all of my family’s possessions in Hurricane Sandy.  

It was a tough year, but I have learned how lucky I truly am.  The storm didn’t break me, it made me stronger.  Strong enough to run the NYC Marathon on November 3rd, 2013.  It was an amazing experience that I will never forget.  It was so great that I ran NYC again in 2015.

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On top of that, I love to connect with others who are also on a journey into fitness and wellness.about

People always say that they don’t know how I do it all.  I do what I can and I wouldn’t have it any other way.  It’s not not easy, but it is absolutely worth it!  I am worth it and so are you!

This blog is full of sorted tales of my juggling act of life and my journey to find balance.  Additionally I sometimes even talk about my New Kids on the Block addiction.

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Me and Joe McIntyre on Grand Turk aka NKOTB Selfie

If you are looking for the way to make it happen, follow along but hold on tight because it’s a bumpy ride.

If you want to chat further, email me at momsgottarun [at] gmail [dot] com.

For now, I gotta run!

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xox, Jen