As you can tell from the title, this is going to be a super packed post. Last weekend was the last before my solo trip to the Philippines (how did it sneak up so quickly?!), and so I wanted to fill every second with fun and seeing friends again before taking off. Friday: Wevine’s graduation … More Graduation toast & reunion + Sophie’s birthday in Sonoma with a party bus + goat yoga + roller skating picnic + mother’s day video!
It’s been a week since my marathon and life has really had a 180. I basically took a full week off of exercising last week and it felt amazing to have the mental break and sleep in every morning. It’s been a weird shift going from working so hard the past few months to total … More 10 flights + last stop Austin + Cinco de Mayo festivities + change of plans
Marathon number 6!! This one goes down as my happiest, most fun, emotionally transformative, mentally strongest, and honestly my favorite marathon yet. Buckle your seatbelts because this will be a long one. Day-before race: chilling in small town Eugene I flew into Eugene around noon on Saturday. I checked into my hotel and stopped by … More Eugene Marathon Race Recap
Hi friends!! I’m blogging from my hotel room in Austin as I’m here for work this week. I’m quickly checking in to say that my marathon yesterday went AMAZING!!! It was my happiest, funnest, and mentally STRONGEST marathon yet. It was nowhere near a PR, but I definitely had PR’s in other ways – number … More Quick update – happy and mentally strong Eugene Marathon!
What a crazy week! I’ve been in and out of airports, 6 flights total! Work sent me to D.C. earlier in the week, and I decided to make the most of my time on the east coast and visit my parents in upstate NY afterwards. I’m pretty physically exhausted, but mentally I feel refreshed after … More Work travel in D.C. + Easter weekend in New York
This past week on the road, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on this training cycle. Running the past 4 months has felt “business as usual,” and I never took a step back to think about “the why” I do it all… Last weekend was the Boston Marathon. As I watched the elite men’s race finishing … More One more week + “the why”
This was the highest mileage week of the training cycle at 38 miles! Not gonna lie, I felt a lot of pressure the whole week. The daunting 20 miles was coming up and I felt like there was no cushion to fail. I chose a 2-week taper versus 3- 4 weeks as lots of runners … More Keepin’ it real in peak week + live art and surprise birthdays + upcoming month of travel + week 15 of marathon training
Something that has been on my mind is life energy… The beginning of the week was a bit emotional for me as I was circling through negative thoughts over a situation. I am the definition of a worry-er. I tend to stress about every little detail of my life –> you would laugh if I … More Life energy + Spark Social evening + weeks 13 and 14 of marathon training
I have about a million things to unpack from the week – both on the running front and the life front! We are down to the wire on marathon training –> 4 weeks away! I notice that my runs drastically improve when I’m not drinking alcohol/kava/things to help me sleep (thank you insomnia), and so … More Opulent Temple white party + new scoot + role of running in life + what I listen to when I run
Hey, hi, hello! Hope your weeks are off to an amazing start! I have lots to unpack from an eventful weekend and another 2 weeks of marathon training, so let’s jump right in: Saturday: Favorite long run yet + Viggy’s birthday on a party trolly The weekend started off with the usual long run. You … More Favorite run yet + party trolly + girl’s brunch feat. wedding things + weeks 11-12 of marathon training