One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to climb outdoors and this past spring, I finally did it! Actually, I’ve lost count the amount of times I’ve climbed outdoors now. There are plenty of people who are just gym climbers and never ever go outdoors. After spending 3x-4x a week indoors climbing all winter, I … More How to climb outdoors when you live in NYC
5 years ago, I posted my first blog post on July 24, 2013. I did not expect to have this blog for 5 years. It’s been an interesting journey to say the least. I started this blog as a way to document my training and hold myself accountable for my first marathon (Philly Marathon). When … More Happy 5th Birthday, Blog!
Independence Day isn’t just the 4th of July. It was the theme of my month. It also marks the end of one hell of a transition year. The bar exam was over a year ago-the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every July. After the bar exam, I jumped from student to law graduate to lawyer … More Virtual Coffee Date: July 2018 – Independence!
The first time I stepped into Brooklyn Boulders was two and half years before I got into climbing. It seemed so scary. I went zip lining once and that scared me enough. Eventually, I took one top rope class during my last semester of law school. Then I got into climbing months after the bar … More 5 things I wish I knew when I was a new climber
aThe overachieving blogger/lawyer in me has to go through multiple drafts of things before I actually hit the “publish” button. I started this draft well over a year ago and made some updates but here is my SWEAT/BBG story… —— Oh Instagram. I’m not sure whose Instagram I was scrolling through but I had seen … More Kayla Itsines’ Bikini Body Guide (BBG)/SWEAT Review
We’re officially half through 2018 and I have to say…June has been my favorite month of the year so far. Summer is officially here and I’m loving every minute of it. If we were having coffee today…I’d tell you that I found this quote that describes a lot of my life right now: “If life … More Virtual Coffee Date: June 2018 – Summer’s here!
[I had to post a pic of me climbing in a chimney because talk about feeling stuck/being trapped ha] Burnout is one of those things you don’t understand until it actually hits you. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about work, relationships or sports, once burnout hits, it feels almost impossible to get yourself out … More Maintaining balance: the fight or flight response & avoiding burnout
Every month has a theme and this month’s is that patience is overrated. Sometimes it isn’t other times, it is. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt. I think one “bad” action/interaction/etc doesn’t speak for the whole story. I guess you can say I’m very patient with people….until a certain point where I’m just … More Virtual Coffee Date – May 2018: When patience is overrated
So I wrote this almost two months ago. I sprained my ankle the day of my character and fitness interview. You can read more about that here. In mid-February, I got the OK to start doing physical therapy from my doctor. Due to new health insurance and a new job, I didn’t actually start PT … More Back At It: An Ankle Update – Part II