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

Opulent Temple white party + new scoot + role of running in life + what I listen to when I run

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

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

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

The best and worst runs yet + week 8 of marathon training

Let’s talk about running this week. After last week’s debacle of a long run, I made a big effort to power through and run each mile on the plan this week. I’m getting down to the wire (CIM is 5 weeks away!) and knew I couldn’t afford to miss any more long runs. The beginning … More The best and worst runs yet + week 8 of marathon training