Victory Half Marathon 2019 race recap: when things don’t go to plan

I’m just jumping straight to the point: my 11th half marathon was tougher than the 10 before it combined. I was expecting an easy, low-pressure race in the middle my marathon training cycle…boy was I wrong. A few curveballs completely out of my control happened, and this race ended up not going to plan at … More Victory Half Marathon 2019 race recap: when things don’t go to plan

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!

Christine in SF + just like old times + mushroom forage hike + weeks 3 and 4 of marathon training

I don’t know about you guys, but I think meme pretty accurately captures how I feel right now. That aside, I really hope you all had fantastic weeks! The highlight of mine was having my BFF Christine visit from NYC. Christine and I use to work together during my NYC days, and we quickly became … More Christine in SF + just like old times + mushroom forage hike + weeks 3 and 4 of marathon training

Long winter + redecorating project + hot pot madness + football Sunday + week 1 and 2 of marathon training

Happy Monday! It’s been RAIN.com over here! Even though this is my second winter in SF, it feels like there is 10x more rain this year. I usually don’t get seasonal depression but if this keeps up (which the forecasts seem to suggest…), it’s gonna be a looong winter. A few things have been keeping … More Long winter + redecorating project + hot pot madness + football Sunday + week 1 and 2 of marathon training