Post-travel and summer blues + after-burn show

And in a blink of an eye…summer is over! Is anyone seriously depressed about that fact or is it just me? Last week was a weird, emotional, yet uplifting one…I’m usually okay transitioning after big trips, but after Nicaragua I had major post-travel blues. I think it stemmed from the larger fact that my crazy … More Post-travel and summer blues + after-burn show

Open, spontaneous weekend + Treasure Island flea market + Pride parade

And just like that, it’s Monday and another summer weekend has flown by! Last week I was on the road for work in D.C. It was pretty hectic and filled with meetings + drinks/dinners + lots of time on the airplane…the good part was getting to soak in the warm summer on the east coast … More Open, spontaneous weekend + Treasure Island flea market + Pride parade

Summer solstice solo hike + All Day I Dream festival

Hey you guys! This past weekend hit my happy spot as I spent almost every waking minute in the sunny outdoors. There was a good mix of relaxation vs. partying, and being social vs. plenty of “me” time. Let’s get into it: Friday: Summer solstice solo hike Last week of work was absolutely crazy. I … More Summer solstice solo hike + All Day I Dream festival

Settled with chaos + random shenanigans of my week

Hi friends! Hope you all had a great weekend filled with relaxing summer fun 🙂 My intention last week was to slow things down, take time to reflect and transition back to life after my Philippines trip. I feel centered and happy with the reflection (see my last post!) and feel like I’m present with … More Settled with chaos + random shenanigans of my week

Abrupt transition + a very SF weekend + Ocean Beach bonfire

Hey there! I cannot believe it’s only been one week since my Philippines trip. The transition back to reality was quite abrupt, not because I’m not happy to be back since I do love it here and feel like I’m in a great spot with my life in SF, but more so because right when … More Abrupt transition + a very SF weekend + Ocean Beach bonfire

10 flights + last stop Austin + Cinco de Mayo festivities + change of plans

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

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