Tour de Wine Country

Tour de Wine Country
Ahh fall, my favorite season! Growing up in the tropics, this was one of the only seasons where things were bearable. The humidity would subside, temperatures would drop and the rain would finally stop. I’d always heard about how leaves turn orange and red and the world would be covered in beautiful foliage, but that ...

NWM ’13 recap

NWM '13 recap
I’m sitting on the couch icing as I type this, so I don’t forget any of the gory details. As I foretold, I woke up at 4:15am this morning. I had some weird dreams last night, probably from the stress, so I was ready to wake up and get going. Good thing my little sidekick ...

Doki doki

Doki doki
3 days till NWM! So I ducked out of work early to pick up my bib today. My only real “goals” for this race are 1) to finish in one piece, 1a) preferably without causing long-term damage to myself and 1b) not be too far off from my previous times. I don’t think that’s a ...

End of the taperworm, 2013

End of the taperworm, 2013
It is almost time. One week until race day, for my last marathon and very last race of 2013. Today I went on one last taper run. It had cooled down quite a bit – a sure sign that fall training is officially here! Before I left the house I finished setting up my Training ...

My new sidekicks

My new sidekicks
Oh don’t worry, these two are still around. So remember how in my last post, I mentioned that my poor Motoactv was dying? Well, I just received the following amazing birthday present!   GAAAH!I have the best boyfriend ever :) My brother chipped in too, and I am so excited to take this gadget on ...