Quick update – happy and mentally strong Eugene Marathon!

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!

Keepin’ it real in peak week + live art and surprise birthdays + upcoming month of travel + week 15 of marathon training

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

Life energy + Spark Social evening + weeks 13 and 14 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

Favorite run yet + party trolly + girl’s brunch feat. wedding things + weeks 11-12 of marathon training

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

Healing crystals fair + random recommendations + heart of the cycle + weeks 8-10 of marathon training

Hey there! It’s been a while since we’ve talked about day-to-day life shenanigans around here, and I believe I owe you guys THREE weeks of marathon training updates. After Tahoe last weekend, I used this week to catch up on errands, recharge at home, and spend lots of quality time with my girlfriends which was … More Healing crystals fair + random recommendations + heart of the cycle + weeks 8-10 of marathon training

A rare day in Berkeley + deep house night + Lands End hike + weeks 6 and 7 of marathon training

Hey friends, how are you today!? I’m coming out of a pretty active weekend filled with some new activities as well as another two weeks of marathon training. My next race is next weekend, the Victory Half Marathon, and I could not be more stoked! Let’s go over the weekend first: Saturday: Volunteering in Berkeley + … More A rare day in Berkeley + deep house night + Lands End hike + weeks 6 and 7 of marathon training

5 random thoughts for week 5 of marathon training + next half marathon!

Week 5 of training, check! I thought I’d dedicate a whole post to training this week since I’ve accumulated some randomness in my brain from training the past few weeks and wanted to share with you all. 1. Voice memos with Michelle: Me and my best friend, Michelle, are experts at long distance friendships – … More 5 random thoughts for week 5 of marathon training + next half marathon!