A Short Workout Is Better Than None

I have to admit that I haven't been the best runner last week. I had a blast after my St. Patrick's Day 5k, but after that, I just seemed to loose my mojo. My body was just dying for a break, my long days having me yearn for more sleep. What's worse is all I … Continue reading A Short Workout Is Better Than None

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Beauty Tip Tuesday: Concealer Tricks

I have always loved makeup and doing hair and makeup because it makes me feel girly and beautiful. I am always on #teamnomakeup and most days go without wearing any. I still struggle to match my winged eyeliner perfectly on both eyes (it's impossible!) and am far from being a professional makeup artist. Still, learning … Continue reading Beauty Tip Tuesday: Concealer Tricks

How to conquer anything you put your mind to

Balance is one of the keys to living a healthy life. In our own individual journeys, we experience different struggles and triumphs that are uniquely ours, molding us into the people we become. Running reminds me a lot of this journey. We learn that when we put our minds to something, we can achieve it. … Continue reading How to conquer anything you put your mind to

Fresh starts.

There is something refreshing about fresh starts. They kind of feel like how your lungs feel when early morning, pre-winter air enters, taking you by surprise. I love signing up for races because they motivated me to work hard the month or plus before the actual day, keeping be inspired, fit, healthy, and feeling good—both … Continue reading Fresh starts.

Why become a vegetarian?

“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?

Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap

In the past, I have blogged about my excitement for signing up for a virtual 5k. I have found that even though I am training for a more concrete goal—two half marathons within 4 weeks of each other—this virtual race was a great way for me to push myself during my shorter training runs. Signing … Continue reading Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap