postrace

Half Marathon Series: Post Race

So you have just crossed the finish line to your half marathon. Now what? At the race: For me, the first thing I do is grab some water or gatorade. No matter how much hydration you are syphoning down during the race, there is a high likelihood that you are dehydrated. I need to watch […]

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100 Miles of Wild Recap

A big thank you to all of you were so patient as I pressed a giant reset button and took a few weeks off of blogging to go on the Trek and get organized when I returned. This past Friday night, I spent that majority of the evening unpacking, organizing and going over the financial […]

Weekend Recap: An Ode to Sunday

This weekend, I was thinking a lot about downtime. As Jesse dropped me off after a friend’s birthday party on Saturday night, I asked him (with a day of work, tutoring and writing behind me) “Guess what we are doing tomorrow?” “What?” he asked, with exhaustion and a clear tinge of irritation in his voice […]

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Aka My Happy Place

Last night was a revolutionary one for Jesse. We were finishing up his birthday dinner and he mentioned he had gotten a few texts re: his birthday post. I hauled out my laptop and let him read what I wrote. At first, he was touched. He quickly moved on to…”Wait…how much do you write about me […]

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Do I have a sign on my forehead?

I have made a triumphant return back to the snow, multiple jobs and neglected essays. And I can tell you, it was hardly a graceful one. The day of my return, I strode to the airline baggage department, picked up my luggage that never had left the airport and had an uneventful flight home in […]

My Lifestyle

I have always been slightly envious of my sister. She is beautiful, strong, smart and healthy- and she has never, ever mistreated her body and only treated it with care. She has always eaten exactly what she wants, but remains active and healthy. I, on the other hand, have not always treated my body with […]