My new personal record

Ugh, it’s been a busy week, but somehow it seems to be taking an eternity to pass! I wanted to update you guys on my recent runs, including the one last Wednesday where I made my own personal record! I jogged 2.01 miles in 32.38 minutes, which is way faster than anything I’ve done before!

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Why I Love Running at Night

Night time can take on many different identities for me, depending on the day of the week. Usually, it takes on a sort of frantic quality as I desperately try to: 1) Relax and recharge from another crazy day at work 2) Prepare myself for the next day – make breakfast and lunch, lay out […]

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PhD Interviews (aka my short break from running)

Well, the day finally arrived. Friday was my interview for a PhD program that would allow me to become a fully licensed psychologist. Needless to say, last week was both stressful and exciting. With my nerves at an all time high and the temperature dropping lower and lower, I didn’t get much running in. Instead, […]

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I could probably run faster. But I won’t. Here’s why.

Unlike most people, I’ve been offered a “shortcut” to making exercise easier. I have the option to go from being out of breath 80% of the time to being more like other people my age (you know, the 24 year olds who aren’t winded by a single flight of stairs). And it would happen almost […]

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Red faced, fast pace

Woohoo! Today the average pace of my whole session was about a minute less than normal! I went 2.84 miles in 47:40 minutes, for an average pace of 16’45”. 

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How my journey started

As you can probably tell by my first few posts, I’ve never really been the athletic type. In high school I spent most of my free time either reading or playing on the computer. Gym class had always been a nightmare. I tried to get more into fitness in college, since the price of the […]

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