Gear roundup: running

running gear

It’s hard to believe I’ve had this blog for two years now. I’ve come a long way, especially considering I took about a year off for no good reason. Oh, and happy Chinese New Year! Anyway, on this here blogiversary,… Continue Reading

Rock-heavy music for workouts

So, popular opinion says my music preferences are trash. I’m also calling all my family and friends “popular opinion,” now. I prefer the term ~eclectic.”~ Besides, everyone loves Weird Al. The Barbie Girl song is appropriate for any occasion. “Word… Continue Reading

Half-marathon training update

Here we are, at the end of week 3! But I’m actually trying to catch up from week 2. It’s a long story. Basically, my training plan is to run three days each week, with cross-training two days and active… Continue Reading

Introduction to Half-Marathon Training

Last November, I surprised myself. The corporate health program sponsors registration fees for races throughout the year, on a first-come, first-serve basis. I received the email, with spots available for a 5K, half-marathon, full-marathon, and a relay. Instead of signing… Continue Reading

Portable lunches for taking to the gym

portable lunches for taking to the gym

Packing a healthy lunch is hard work.  All the traditional lunch choices, i.e. sandwiches, soups, and salads, get so boring after a while.  The internet teases me with posts like, “40 Salads That Are Great For Lunch!” but they all… Continue Reading

Reflecting on May and setting goals for June

Woooo!  May is almost over.  In my neck of the woods, that usually means we swing our attention from tornadoes to heat stroke, which I’m actually okay with.  Tornadoes are super stressful. I wanna take a few minutes and reflect… Continue Reading