• 2017,  Musings,  Wellness

    Musings: Midtown Strong-ish

    Slow and steady wins the race… Okay, so there’s no real race. There hasn’t really been any this year, but that’s really beside the point of this post. I’m just using that cliched saying about how I’m approaching my workouts, especially lifting. A few months ago, I wrote the post It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way, which just highlighted that I don’t have to be all or nothing. With a knee that isn’t fully functioning, you can’t really expect to be doing things that a regular knee could do. It’d be just a little over a year since I randomly hurt my knee during my last soccer game of the 2016 season.…

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    Race Recap: A Run for a Safe Haven

    A race I try to do every year, schedule permitting! This 5K run/walk is a huge fund raiser for My Sister’s House, whom I used to volunteer for and am always hoping to support them in any way possible. I had been attempting to recruit friends and family for awhile, but to no avail this time. I was going at it solo. Which is fine, I don’t mind that anymore. I do my run, donate my money, and get on with my day. However, I was able to finally convince my parentals to partake with me, after some shopping and dinner – that’s all it took! Packet-pick up was only offered on…

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    First Attempt at a Race Recap: Nike Women's (Half) Marathon

    I ate some hills for breakfast! I can barely remember what I did a few hours ago, let alone every single mile of my race on Sunday. However, I will try to attempt to “recap” my first experience with one of the Nike Women’s Running series races. The drive to SF was smooth sailing. Up until about .3 miles from our hotel, did we experience the worst traffic EVER. Securing a hotel right near Union Square was awesome, yet everyone else had that idea…so needless to say it felt that all 30,000 women were trying to get to our hotel at the same time as us. I may exaggerate a…