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

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

The “S” Word

I actually started writing this post a couple of weeks ago but things got pretty hectic over here.  A perk of being a teacher is having time off during the summer. I usually try to avoid the “s” word during the summer, but it’s been difficult to avoid “school” these past few weeks. Don’t get me … More The “S” Word