I was a Junk Food Vegan

Today is 6th Anniversary of being vegan! When I first decided to transition from vegetarian to vegan in December 2013, one of the motivators was my health. I cooked a lot at home, meal prepped, and ate mostly whole foods with the occasional processed faux meat alternative. I also went gluten free around the same … More I was a Junk Food Vegan

Am I A Runner?

I’m in Runner’s World Magazine! How Did This Happen? Last September I received an email through my blog. My blog– that never happens except for spam. This message was from Karla Walsh, a writer at Runner’s World Magazine saying, We’re working on a piece for early 2018 about individuals who had non-traditional paths to determining … More Am I A Runner?

2017’s Notables

Happy New Year! Here’s a recap of some of 2017’s notables in no particular order. Races This wasn’t my year when it came to running races. Taking classes at UCR Extension for my credential used up time and funds that I used to allocate to running. I did participate in three races this year: The … More 2017’s Notables

School’s Out!

Wow! My last post was a long time ago! I’m into my third week of summer vacation so hopefully I will be able to make more time for this blog. But for first, let’s talk about school. School (As a Teacher) Although part of me misses teaching Health class full time, I’m really enjoying teaching … More School’s Out!

Dropping Plates

I tried to spin too many plates and I just couldn’t keep them all going. I’m not mad, though. Should I be? I am a little disappointed in myself but I’m not mad. That’s how life goes sometimes. And I’m in a really hectic season of my life right now. I guess. I do find … More Dropping Plates

I’m in a Slump

It’s been a while since my last post when I wrote about how I was in a running slump back in January. Thankfully, I snapped out of it enough to run the LA Marathon in February and the OC Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago.  One of these days I’ll get around to writing those race … More I’m in a Slump