I remember that Monday. Sitting at my desk, hoping the calls wouldn’t flood because I really just needed to stream the Boston Marathon. I knew who I was looking for, who I was tracking. I was looking for the faces I recognized, the names I knew because I had heard soooo many podcasts starring them.… Continue reading My Top 5 – NYRR RUNTalk Recap
Hello hello hello! While I have not been posting anything here in a while, you may have seen me discuss my training plans and some of my races on Twitter, and maybe even on Instagram. As the school work has died down a bit and my commute is not sooo long anymore, I have been… Continue reading Newport 10K Recap – a Personal Best!
Honestly, I kinda just realized it’s March and that I needed to see how I did this past month. This past week and a half has been full of studying for exams and I’m still attempting to memorize a song in Arabic so that I can avoid taking my Arabic midterm in the coming week.… Continue reading Cause It Ain’t Easy
Everything teaches you a little something something. I’m a firm believer that you can learn an immense amount from just the smallest thing. Analyzing your mistakes and your accomplishments will teach you a lot, whether it’s to let you know of recurring patterns in your approach to a number of things or even make you… Continue reading My First Half Taught Me…
I’m just going to go ahead and say: I killed it. Before I break down the goals and whether or not I accomplished them, I want to say that I’m absolutely and insanely proud of myself. I did so much that I didn’t think I would be able to and I stepped out of… Continue reading No Complaints for January
It’s insane to think that just 7 months ago I was in so much pain, barely able to get out of bed or stand long enough to cook something in the kitchen. To think that on Sunday, January 24th, 2016 I was able to not only run, but run 13.1 miles and earn myself a… Continue reading MJ Ran Her First Half!
Hey there! So, yes, I know I’m a week overdue for this but finals finally got to me. This week hasn’t really been dedicated to the blog because I’ve been making sure that I don’t fail pre-cal or law & evidence, that final isn’t until Monday evening. Wish me luck! But, I have been working out, not… Continue reading Making Time Gets You Results
There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. Sir Ranulph Fiennes Feels kinda funny to write this considering that somehow, we’re back to the 60s in mid December?! I mean, what?! Shouldn’t we be in the low 30s or much lower by now? I mean, some cities in the West Coast have… Continue reading Prepping for Winter Running – Part 2
“She is free in her wilderness, she is a wandress, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.” – Roman Payne Unlike last year, I will not… Continue reading Prepping for Winter Running – Part 1
That’s what I said when I read my MRI report where it stated that “the right neural foramen is narrowed due to a 2mm lateral disc herniation.” It also stated “there is mild right paraspinal muscle atrophy at L5-S1 level.” I’m gonna try to give you the story as briefly as I possibly can so… Continue reading Oh, what a lovely herniated disc that must be!