• 2018,  Friends,  Guest Post

    Guest Post – Grow Through What You Go Through

    Friendships grow where you water them. Well, not always, but that’s okay. I could have sworn all the guest posts were from last year, only to find out they were a lot earlier than that. 2015 to 2016 was when six amazing women authored guest blog posts for me. I thought it was time to ask another friend to give it a go! As I’ve continued my journey to heal my broken heart, I’ve watered a friendship that has been a seedling for a handful of years. It wasn’t until more recently with very different, but very large things happening in our lives respectively, we found that watering our friendship has…

  • 2018,  Fitness,  Running

    Race Recap(ish): The Big Run #GlobalRunningDay, 5k

    I always appreciate this day, regardless of how running is going in my life. I could have sworn it was called #NationalRunningDay, but I guess not. I looked back to last years post and it was Global Running Day too. 2016 also had the same new name. Old habits die hard, I guess. Buuuut, 2014 was actually called #NationalRunningDay! And so was 2015, I finally found a blurb about it in an old post! I always remember this day in 2014, because I’m pretty sure its the first time I actually celebrated this day. I also remember this day, because Juan and I had run to Sac State for their free fun…

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    14 for 14

    Exactly like ESPN’s 30 for 30…duh! Oh and a little taste of WIAW cause yesterday’s lunch got a little ethnic interesting… 1 // Pledging, getting accepted, and getting kicked out of November Project. The bitterness has come and gone. It was fun while it lasted and. B&B are doing amazing things with the movement and it’s a joy to watch it grow, even if I’m not a part of it. The time spent dedicated to the movement was great, more importantly, a learning experience – both physical and emotional! One of the first NP_Pledge sessions in January 2014. 2 // The First Date.  Like a creep, J took this pic…

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    Thinking Out Loud – Hawaii Edition

    Back on that grind… Amanda at .RUNNING WITH SPOONS. I thought I’d just verbally spew some stuff from my recent trip to Hawaii and whatnot… Sunsets – I never take the time to watch the sunset in Sacramento, but I feel like when you’re in Hawaii and it’s setting over the beautiful ocean, its a must. It was definitely a trip of relaxation, so we were in no hurry to leave the beach when the sun was setting. It was a perfect way to end our days at the beach. Plus the views are worth more than anything you can buy or picture you can take. It was so relaxing…

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    Race Recap: Eppies Great Race

    Rest in peace Eppie! If this triathlon doesn’t scream Sacramento, then I don’t know what does. This isn’t your average tri – it does NOT go swim, bike run. In great Eppie fashion it goes by its own accord – run, bike, and paddle (aka kayak). Eppie G. Johnson (Remembrance) was the found of EGR and also the owner of Sacramento’s Eppie’s Restaurant. Philanthropist and do good-er, he did many things for the community. His physical presence may be gone this year, but his spirit will always live on with this race! This race has various options from Iron person to teams, the team option has a slew of different divisions…

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    Thinking Out Loud – Ramblings For Sure

    I literally had to stop from writing a 5 Things Friday post… Amanda at .RUNNING WITH SPOONS. It’s only Thursday, huh? I guess since all of America has Friday off, I feel like today is Friday. Yay for a 3.5 day weekend. 0.5 you ask, yes, my lovely, awesome, super cool company let’s us out after half of the day (usually) on the day before a big Holiday! Although, we are implementing a new ERP system, so I’m not sure this will be the case. I’m really, really, really hoping so – because I have a hair appointment scheduled at 1PM! No, we are the state or a government job,…

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    5 Things Friday

    All over the damn place… Thanks, Clare! My life feels like its all over the damn place, since I landed in Sacramento on Wednesday! I had a direct flight that stopped in San Diego, but I didn’t have to change plans. So, of course I turned on my phone to re-connect with the social media world…only to find out that my Dad was in the Emergency Room (not on social media, haha). I couldn’t get a hold of either parent or the Lil, so I was hopeless. I had minimal information and wasn’t sure I’d have a ride home. Needless to say, 7 days in NOLA, then home to this…

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    5 Things Friday – Fiver

    World Cup has been preoccupying my time…so it’ll be a shortie! Thanks, Clare! I live my life in 5’s…just kidding – but it is my ALL TIME favorite number. I try to grab this number in any sport I play. I will claw it out of your hand, I don’t care :p  That being said, here’s a tribute to my favorite number in the whole wide world!!   5 Workouts This Week Monday: Indoor Soccer Game Tuesday: M S/C Class Wednesday: November Project Thursday: M S/C Class & Soccer Game Bestest & I at M S/C Friday: Swolemate Date 5 Tasty Beverages This Week 1. Sac Co-op Drink – Citrus…

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    Race Recap: Women's Fitness Festival 2014 Half Marathon

    I’m a sucker for anything “inaugural”…   …So sue me, I want to be a part of something for the first time. Doesn’t it sound exciting to you? Well it did to me a few months back when I finally pulled the trigger and signed up! This race has always been a 5k up until this year. This year they said screw the 10k distance, we’re going straight for a half marathon! This race, which Nike was at once the lead sponsor, has been around the Sacramento since 2009. I thought it was earlier than that, but that’s as far as the race results go on their website: W omens…

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    Rose & Thorn [5]

    Summer is here… …and I have the sweat stained clothes to prove it! Gross, huh? Sacramento doesn’t play when it comes to summer! It comes at you full force, until September, if we’re lucky :/ If I could sum up my weekend, here it is: Rose: Going on a double date to see Wicked with the Bestest! Thorn: Freakin’ Sacramento HEAT! What was your Rose & Thorn? FRIDAY Does anyone else nap frequently? I’m notoriously made fun of for my daily naps, I thrive off of them. So, when I got home from work on Friday, a nap ensued (as it does every day after work – 30 minutes preferably).…