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
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 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
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
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
For a running blog…we haven’t talked about running in a loooong time. That’s probably because not much running happened last year. I looked at my running log from 2018, and I ran less than half my mileage in 2017…on top of that, it was the first year in four years I didn’t run a marathon. … More Let’s talk about running + my next race!
Hey you guys! So as you may remember, I signed up for the SF Rock ‘n Roll half marathon which is now 3 weeks away. Well…change of plans, I will not be running this race. Last week was a weird week for me. I had some bad anxiety from some personal life stuff, and that coupled … More Surprise bachelorette party + change of race plans…
This week can be summed up with LOTS OF PARTYING. There were a ton of random occasions back to back, and by the end of the week, I had drank enough for the entire month. Before getting to the highlights reel, I have some pretty big news…I FINALLY signed up for a Spring race! A … More A week of partying + my next race!
This race completely exceeded my expectations, and I think it’s because I entered it having zero. I signed up for the race 5 days before as a way to liven up my usual long run, and also to hopefully get some motivation for the California International Marathon (CIM) in 4 weeks, and boy did it … More Golden Gate Half Marathon race recap
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