Movember, Yoga, and Holiday Treats

It’s December already?! I’ve been behind on my updates and a lot has been going on, so I’ll breeze through the highlights of my training and fundraising. Last weekend, I ran my last event of the year–the 10K MoRun Greenwich. The event was part of a series of Movember-supporting runs happening throughout the UK and Ireland.  It ...

Winter willpower

22. November 2015 Food, Winter 0
Yesterday morning, I planned on going for a long run, after an unhealthy and inactive week. I woke up around 7:30 and laid in bed for the next half hour or so, scrolling through news feeds and weather forecasts while deciding if I should still drag myself outside. It just started to get really cold this week ...

Running (and learning) in Brighton

15. November 2015 Run, Tech 0
Running (and learning) in Brighton
I spent this past weekend in Brighton, a vibrant town in the beautiful southern coast of England. It’s hip, quirky, and slightly reminiscent of San Francisco, pre-tech boom. Actually, the purpose of my trip was to attend Ampersand, a web typography conference–so it seems that Brighton, too, is making its way in digital innovation. The conference ...

My Roots in Music Philanthropy

09. November 2015 Music 0
Before I started running, music had always been my therapy. Cliché as it sounds, it has gotten me through some my worst times, and has allowed me to cherish my best times. I listen to music to invoke feelings I can’t put into words or to trigger memories I want to relive. I play music ...

One Year

02. November 2015 Milestones 0
Just a little over a year ago, I ran my first event–Nike Women’s Half Marathon 2014. At the time, my friends couldn’t believe that my lazy self had actually signed up for this endeavor. In fact, as an established non-athlete who could barely make it through two miles on the flat, scenic roads of San Francisco’s ...