The (Oops! Late!) Weekly Cool Down: Boris Bikes!

Grr!! Sorry I didn’t post yesterday! I worked a kids’ party on two hours sleep, then had a four-hour (!) trek back to my flat due to crappy Sunday train service and crashed! Anywho, for this last weeks Weekly Cool Down, I did something very “London” that I have never done before: I hired a Barclays […]

I forgot to record a run again!

I went running yesterday. I took lots of walking “breaks” because I was feeling a little on the tight side to begin with and didn’t want to push it, and because I thought it would be good to get used to some walking. They weren’t regular, timed intervals. Didn’t seem to slow me down too […]

When You Wish Upon A Star Charity Run, The Blog Is 1 Month Old Today!

I have been training for a month! Well, what have we learned in one month? I listen almost exclusively to musicals on my runs (and, let’s be honest, in life). I really actually enjoy running! It’s my me-time. I can let my mind run free! It’s like I’m Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, except instead of […]

The Weekly Cool Down: Microwaved Apples, Bubble Baths, and Guided Meditation

Welcome to The Weekly Cool Down: a weekly feature where I try non-running activities that are otherwise good for the mind, body, and/or soul! This week was the opening week for our show – much like the last week of rehearsals, last week, it was a crazy one… Only even more crazy. And it involved […]

The Weekly Cool Down: Pink Pancakes!

Welcome to The Weekly Cool Down: a weekly feature where I try non-running activities that are otherwise good for the body, mind, and/or soul! This week you’re welcome to Cool Down with me with a new recipe: Pink Pancakes (just in time for Mothers’ Day)! Seeing as I burned 1237 calories this morning, I needed […]

The Weekly Cool Down: Yoga In The Park

Welcome to The Weekly Cool Down, a new weekly feature of the blog where you can join me in sans-running weekend activities ranging from classes and days out, to intensive (budget-friendly!) pamper sessions and maybe even baking! So, whatever happened this week, whatever is buzzing around in your brain, whatever exercises or assignments or deadlines […]