On being a grad student (with chronic illness)

I’ve been sort of pondering about what this blog should ultimately be. It seems superficial to have it just be about planners and other crafts because although those are my biggest hobbies, I feel like I also want to share the person who’s behind all of that as well. Maybe that’s not the best marketing […]

Read More

What are you planning for, anyway?

How your weekly spread can help you achieve your dreams Do you ever get the feeling, as you’re filling out your to-do lists, trackers, dot-journals, and inspirational quotes for the week, that you’re really only tackling what’s directly in front of you? Do you feel that, despite meticulously planning day after day after day, your […]

Read More

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”. 

Read More

Adjusting expectations (Yesterday’s run)

Yesterday’s run was a little disheartening. It was the second time I was shooting to run 2 minute intervals, and I thought it would happen this time because the gale force winds in my town have finally subsided. Unfortunately, that just wasn’t in the cards.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

My unexpected (and windy) adventure

We’ve been having some very odd but very beautiful weather lately, and today was warmer than it’s been in months! Since I had some time off of work  I decided to go on a longer run / walk. I was shooting for around an hour, and hoping that this time I’d be able to increase […]

Read More

Running away from The Walking Dead

I just wanted to share today’s triumph with you all. Today was a really long, rough day, and I’d been debating since yesterday whether I should run or not. Generally, I’m trying to run 3 or 4 times a week with rest days in between. I can’t run on Thursdays because I volunteer, and today […]

Read More