A few months ago my friend Vanessa invited me to a boxing class with her at Overthrow. She sent me a link to sign up for a free month of Class Pass so I could join her. I did not plan to keep up a membership but I'm totally hooked. I love Class Pass, if you'd like … Continue reading Class Pass
On April 29th I got back into the 5k game with the Run for the Wild 5k at the Bronx Zoo! With 5,197 participants this race was pretty huge. It was amazing to see such a turn out to support The Wildlife Conservation Society! Personally I cannot imagine trying to organize an event for that … Continue reading Run for the Wild 5k
Recently my shins started hurting, and then by the time they felt better my knee started hurting. What do you do when your shins hurt and your knee hurts? Well, if you're smart you lay off running and do other kinds of exercise. I chose to sit around. Naturally, that led to some weight gain and … Continue reading New streak! Getting back on track
So proud of my best friend Patti for running her first 5K this month with the Annapolis Striders!! Go Patti!! CONGRATULATIONS!! She finished with a time of 28:4! Speedy little lady! The love of my life, Patti and I have been best friends since 8th grade. We have seen many ups and downs together. She has … Continue reading Inspirational Runner Spotlight!
I hope everyone had a great New Year's Eve! Usually, NYE is a night for major partying but this year I decided I didn't have it in me. That is not to say I was disappointed in any way with my tame night in. I've been excited about my nothin' plans for a month! I … Continue reading New Year, new goals, same me
Here we are at the end of 2016- a year that many have called a dumpster fire. A lot of awful things happened in the world this year- as they do every year- but this one really did feel worse. That may be because for all the things we lost in 2016, one thing we … Continue reading 2016- Resolution Review
Over the weekend I ran the Santa Dash with my company sponsored team! Have I said before how proud I am of the charitable giving at Myriad? Well I am. Not only did they pick up the race registration for myself and my team (this is the third race they have sponsored a team for), … Continue reading Santa Dash! “Running” in slush
In October I thought November was gonna be so awesome. I love Halloween but every year by the time October 31st comes I find myself saying 'Phew! Thank goodness we can all stop partying now!' Time for family holidays and warm beverages and in this particular year, the presidential election. I know many of us were … Continue reading The Short Run; The Long November
Happy Halloween! On the 24th, I started a 12 week Data Analytics class which I am very excited about. I also started planning a trip home to Maryland for Thanksgiving, and have been discussing plans with my sister for her to visit in December with my niece. I also have cool plans this Friday to … Continue reading Fitting in Fitness
Yesterday was the Heroes and Villains 5K I've been anticipating since the Half finished. When I mentioned to my boss that I was running this race (which supports Memorial Soan Kettering Cancer Research Center) that my friend Reza Pazooki organizes, she suggested Myriad should have a team and that the company would donate to MSK as well! … Continue reading Heroes and Villains Dash!