A month or so ago, I downloaded an audiobook on kaizen, the idea of continuous improvement through small incremental steps. I listened to it on the car ride back to the airport from my parents' house, and have listened to it here and there during my commute to work. One of the key takeaways from … Continue reading Slowly warming up
It's been awhile since I've gotten the chance to sit down to reflect about all the change and upheaval in my life over the last year. I finally feel like I'm a point where I've settled in to my new city, Denver. I am wrapping up my final WEEK of grad school. Work is all over … Continue reading Reviving the blog
For most of my adult life, I've lived with the motto memento mori etched at the back of my head where it meets my neck. I traced the letters from Andy Warhol's various illustrations -- someone who was rebellious and poked fun at conventional living. The placement of my tattoo is particularly symbolic in that this … Continue reading When the unthinkable happens
I came to Seattle a few years ago, completely burnt out on the idea of being a designer. In fact, when Amazon recruited me, I was freelancing to make ends meet but was saving up to go to med school. I got the call to come in for an interview, and eventually got an offer, … Continue reading My time in Seattle has come to an end…for now
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Hi party people! Four weeks in to my new training regimen and I'm feeling good. Still squeezing workouts into random time pockets in my calendar but at least I feel like things are somewhat back to normal. Week 2 was particularly momentous because I got some wonderful news: my fracture was completely healed up, and … Continue reading Week 2+3 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Stay Overzealous, Friends
I went for my morning swim today. It was only a half mile and it kicked my butt. It made me kind of sad. A half mile used to be my warmup, before I broke my leg. And now a half mile is a workout! Regardless, after a quarter of a mile I was sucking … Continue reading Achieving Flow