Posted in April 2015

Inspirational Words

“I want you all to think about that boy named Smalls.  Was he a Benny Rodriguez? No. Could he ever be cool enough to have ‘The Jet’ as his nickname? OF COURSE NOT. Could He trash talk like Hamilton, The Babe, Porter? Not if he ate a strict diet of only garbage for a month … Continue reading

WTF Friday: It’s Real.

WTF Friday: It’s Real.

I know I’m not supposed to say this because, feminism, and shit but it’s real, ok. PMS is real and if I’m acting like I’m going to kill you in about five seconds, I suggest you just back slowly away from me because the words coming out of my mouth are only going to stab … Continue reading

Rowing for Runners

Rowing for Runners

If you throw an erg in the river, it will sink. –Somebody A lot of running training plans suggest rowing is a great cross training activity.  And in that spirit, here’s a second installment in my rowing series. Our Friend the Ergometer: Drag Factor “I was in beast mode, I rowed the rowing machine at … Continue reading

Dopey: The Third One

Dopey: The Third One

It’s official: I shall once again be reprising my role as a really, really dumb runner in January 2016 for my third consecutive Dopey Challenge. Maybe it’s an illness.  Maybe it’s just stupidity.  It’s like they’ve perfectly timed it so that by the time I forget how much I hated it in January, it’s time … Continue reading

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Recap

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Recap

For the first time in forever, a race recap! The Cherry Blossom 10 Miler: or a Race You Should Never Run if You Like Personal Space. Expo The Cherry Blossom 10 miler expo is held in the National Building Museum, which is cool because it’s pretty and scenic and they have inaugural balls there so … Continue reading

Coming Out

I’m a huge Taylor Swift fan.  I’m a Swiftie. Fuck all of you, she’s fabulous.  

Blood Sport

It was 7 am on Sunday and I opened my eyes slowly, then remembered what day it was and bolted upright in bed. I flung the covers off of me and tripped trying to get out of bed.  Got up quietly, and walked stealthily down the hall so as to not disturb my competitor.  I … Continue reading

It’s Official: I’m a Disney Vacation Club Member

It’s Official: I’m a Disney Vacation Club Member

I spent a pretty substantial amount of time debating whether or not I wanted to join the Disney Vacation Club.  Part of the impetus behind joining was actually runDisney weekends combined with a declining availability for room only discounts, increasing overall room prices, and a declining availability of rooms at the hotels where I prefer … Continue reading