Remember that thing I mentioned in last month's post about something causing me stress and anxiety? I can talk about it now; it became official a couple weeks ago. I got a new job! I'm at the same place but in a different position. Well, I will be. They have not yet filled my old … Continue reading Change.

Christmas Recital 2018

Hello! I'm going to start with the obvious by saying I haven't been too active on here in recent months. But I've still been doing my usual things: working, dancing, gym-ing, adulting..... I've been extremely stressed and anxious about something that I can't quite talk about yet, but once I can, I'll post about it … Continue reading Christmas Recital 2018

Stretching and Injury Recovery — Sylvia ~ Dancer

Hi everyone! Sylvia generously invited me to collaborate here about the role of stretching in recovery. As some of you may have seen from my blog here or my Instagram, I broke my foot in modern class earlier this year. We were doing a move across the floor, and I landed on the outside of […] … Continue reading Stretching and Injury Recovery — Sylvia ~ Dancer

Operation 10 Miler-Weeks 8, 9, and Here We Go!!!

Alright guys, here's my final update before The Virginia 10 Miler on Saturday. Aghhh! I'm getting nervous and excited and all the emotions. Here's my recap from last week: Week 8 (September 16th-22nd): Sunday--Lift at the gym. Normally, Sunday is my rest day, but since I was so dead on Saturday from the long run … Continue reading Operation 10 Miler-Weeks 8, 9, and Here We Go!!!

Operation 10 Miler-Week 6.

Hey, readers! Thanks for sticking around for my *super exciting* (haha not really) updates in preparation for my first 10 Miler. Week 6 (September 2nd-8th): Sunday--Rest. Monday--2 mile recovery run. Tuesday--Dance classes started up! 1 hour jazz, 90 minutes ballet, and 45 minutes of pointe. Whew! Wednesday--2.5 mile recovery run. Thursday--Morning lift. Then, after work, … Continue reading Operation 10 Miler-Week 6.

Operation 10 Miler-Week 3.

Happy hump dayyyy! Here is my running update for week 3 of operation 10 miler training. Sunday--Rest. Monday--3 mile recovery run. Tuesday--15 minute benchmark run. 1.25 miles. Wednesday--Morning lift. Thursday--4.75 mile run. This was my first official "long run." It was scheduled for Friday but I knew I'd be going out of town after work … Continue reading Operation 10 Miler-Week 3.