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Yoga Revolution Day Five: Practice Rhythm

Today was day number six at my new job, and my first day back after one day off. I needed that day off to relax and decompress after getting so much new information thrown my way! Today I felt much calmer and well-informed, and it made the job so much easier. I made flash cards […]

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Job Training Day Four, Yoga Revolution Day Three, and Yoga for Connection

Day four of my new job, which meant meeting new members of management and processing more information. I’m exhausted. I have tomorrow off, and am excited for a long run. I’ll also be making flash cards to remember important points for the job, but before that, am stoked to be able to hit the pavement, […]

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I Bought A Three Day Juice Cleanse in a Moment of Desperation (and Curiosity)

I bought a three day, Pressed Juicery cleanse in January, and I absolutely loved it. I loved having all those juices, everyday. I didn’t cleanse per se, but I did drink about three to four green juices a day for the course of about five days! AND IT WAS AWESOME. I had just been pretty […]

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Core Strength and Run Streaks!

It’s day 20 of my run streak, and I have about one month until LA Marathon. I just finished up peak week of my training with a 2o mile run two days ago, on Sunday. Now I begin my taper! I ran 18 miles the week before, which makes this most amount of mileage I’ve […]

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30 Days of Yoga to Streaking Through February!

Every January for the past four years, my favorite yoga youtube instructor, Adriene Mishler, puts out a new 30 Days of Yoga series, with a new video published everyday of the month. She also has an online Facebook community, called the Kula, where Yoga with Adriene yogis come together and offer support, ask questions and […]

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Pickle Juice Shots, Minus the Whiskey

The runner and pickle juice – it’s a thing! The first time I heard about pickle juice shots, a friend was running NYC Marathon with little training. Though, little training for him is my idea of tough training – he got second place in a half marathon recently and is a Boston Qualifier. It just […]

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Work with Your Body, Not On It! (Self Love, Mantras, and Training Cycles)

As I stated a few posts back, I am practicing Yoga With Adriene’s new 30 Days of Yoga series, True! She posts a new series every January, and they are a lot of fun! I never finished Yoga Revolution, so that is on my list of goals this year; last year I was super focused […]

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The Vegan Face; Hemp, Coffee, and Skin Care that Won’t Break the Bank!

I’m not all about running and eating, I’m also about vegan skincare and beauty! LIKE REALLY ABOUT IT! Can we talk about Kat Von D’s line of makeup? Or my fave drugstore collection, Wet’n Wild?! Makeup and skincare is life. I wanted to take this time to showcase two of my skincare faves. I was […]

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New Year, Clean Slate, New Beginnings

Welcome to 2018! Whether you make resolutions, intentions, or simply nurse a hangover the first 24 hours, here we are! I don’t set resolutions anymore, and I like the idea of intentions, but the jargon rubs me the wrong way. Goals! That’s what I set! This year I would like to run 1000 miles, and […]

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2017 Marathon Recap! (Falling in love with the 26.2, and then needing some space)

Guess who’s back, back again?! It’s been awhile! Mike and I started this blog a little over a year ago and we never had the chance to go forward with it the way that we’d have liked to! It began as a way to chronicle my training cycle (plus my nerves) going into my first […]

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Smokey Sweet Potato Boat Recipe!

Last fall, I was asked by Miyoko’s Creamery to develop a healthy recipe using their vegan cheese product! Mike had told me about the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes, especially important for runners, and so I made this recipe with him as my muse. He also gets photography credit! I was trying to come up […]

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Vegan Nutrition on a Budget

When I was training for my first half marathon a little over a year ago, I was broke and lost about how to feed myself while doing long runs. I needed to get the most bang for my buck, and as someone who had spent their adulthood scared of carbs, I was confused. Carbs or […]

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Chasing the PR Might Be Killing Me (But Setting Goals Keeps Us Alive, Right?)

My next half marathon, the Rock’N Roll San Diego half, is in 5 days! It will be my fourth 13.1 mile race, and I’ve been training hard to get a sub-2, which means running it in under two hours. I came close last November (it’s now almost June) at the Rock’N Roll Vegas half with […]

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Long Time, No Posts

Hello! It’s been awhile, and I miss you lil running blog. I think about you all the time. Here’s the deal: my beloved Macbook Pro bit the dust, I completed the LA Marathon and then what felt like almost immediately, started training for another half marathon. And while it’s not impossible to blog on a […]

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Workout of the Day!

In preparation for the LA Marathon, I’ve been incorporating more yoga into my routine. January and Feburary always get to me with the SADS and I fall away from my healthy habits in favor of naps and winter TV. I had a hard time running after work when it was dark and rainy; I just […]

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