Hey friends! How is everyone holding up? Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy and social distancing! Shoutout to all the essential workers out there keeping everything running! When I started working from home (“WFH”) over 3 weeks ago, I assumed I’d be a lot more productive, not just for work but overall in life. … More Brooklyn Half Training: Social Distancing Edition
Almost 4 months without writing…where did the time go?! I’ve just been busy. There were the holidays, work (I left an old job, started a new one two days later), and all the hobbies. Races you say? 2020 is going to be the year I get back into running. Or was? I’m currently signed up … More Where have I been?
I love fall. I love sweaters and fall hiking, fall climbing, fall beverages, campfires, fall half-marathons and marathons. Everything is better in the fall. I think we all know that my greatest downfall is overbooking myself. For most of September and October, I had something going on or was away – backpacking one weekend, my … More Goodbye to my favorite season (Fall!)!
So Joshua Trees are really cool not-tree trees. It’s a succulent. A month ago I spent a few days in Joshua Tree (the town) and in the park (Joshua Tree National Park). We took a direct flight from JFK to Palm Springs then an uber to the town of Joshua Tree, which is at the … More Climbing in Joshua Tree, California
To be honest, this all sounds more hardcore than it actually was. My climber girlfriends are super into backpacking and camping. Thanks to the NJ Transit, I missed my first trip with them. Two weeks later, me and bae ended up going. Something I didn’t know until recently – there are lean-to’s/shelters in Harriman State … More My First Backpacking Trip
If you asked me last summer if I liked hiking, I’d tell you it was okay, not my thing but I’d do it. Over the past couple of years, I’ve slowly learned to like hiking. The past year I’ve been on countless hikes. I love being outdoors and have learned to love hiking. This summer … More My Favorite Summer 2019 Hikes
It’s been a while! I kicked off Summer 2019 with a trip to Ecuador – my first time in South America, with my travel buddy, Beth. Some things that surprised me about Quito: They use US currency as their currency! They’re a handful of countries whose currency is actually US money Just like the currency, … More Summer 2019 Kickoff: Quito, Ecuador Highlights
This race has been on my bucket list for years! Ever since my old roomie moved in 5 years ago. She’s originally from Cincinnati and she moved back and moved out of our apartment this December so it was the perfect time to sign up for a half and visit her! Training Not the greatest. … More Half-Marathon #25 – Flying Pig Half
I love April. Not just because it’s one month closer to summer but also because it’s my birthday month! (Tax day baby!!). April is always just a really crazy month for me. And this year was no exception. Here are some highlights: If we were having coffee today, I’d tell you that…I turned 30 and … More Virtual Coffee Date: April 2019 – The Big 3-0