Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Francisco Half Marathon 2017

Stop #3: Sam Clams Disco! I can't believe I hadn't done this race sooner. What took me so long to do a race in northern California? I've gone up the coast for plenty of work trips, but very rarely for fun trips. Such a travesty...I've seen so much under the guise of work, but this was … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Francisco Half Marathon 2017

Race Recap: 2017 Rock n Roll DC Half Marathon

This was my first new race destination in quite awhile! It was nice escaping Denver for a long weekend in the nation's capital. (Well, it was part exciting and part depressing all at the same time, given the political climate...) Before heading out of town, I enjoyed some birthday cake and rang in my 33rd year … Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Rock n Roll DC Half Marathon

Race Recap: 2017 Rock n Roll Arizona Half Marathon

We flew into Phoenix for our cool-down race, just a mere 3 days after returning from Orlando. By the time we got home, we didn't bother unpacking at all - in fact, while packing up in Orlando, we decided to pack for Phoenix since we were doing laundry anyways. What has become of my life? I've … Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Rock n Roll Arizona Half Marathon

The Future is Female: In Memory of Phyllis and Ruby

I had spent the previous evening in Seattle at the bedside of a woman who had worked tirelessly to provide for her family. As the monitors showed her vital signs declining, her children gathered close by. The moment the monitor signaled her departure, I could feel my husband gasp and hold his breath for what … Continue reading The Future is Female: In Memory of Phyllis and Ruby

Race Recap: Disney World Dopey Challenge 2017

Ahhhh -- For once, I've finally arrived at my A-race intact! Not only that, I've also followed my entire training plan. This entire training season has been quite the ride, and it would turn out that race weekend would still have a few tricks up its sleeve...Only in Florida. Packing and preparation Preparation for a … Continue reading Race Recap: Disney World Dopey Challenge 2017

2016 Retrospective: The Best Thing I Ever Did Was Believe In Myself

2016 was an interesting year, one full of ups and downs. It was filled with lots of love and accomplishments. There were a few low points, but they certainly don't overshadow all of the high points. I'm grateful to have been able to share my happy moments with my husband, my friends, my parents (when … Continue reading 2016 Retrospective: The Best Thing I Ever Did Was Believe In Myself