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Hitting a Milestone

Hitting a Milestone

I’ve been pretty open with my immediate networks, as well as with Instagram friends, that I have very unofficially been training for my first sprint triathlon.* A sprint triathlon is a 750-meter (0.47-mile) swim, a 20-kilometer (12-mile) bike ride, and a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) run, consecutively. The running part hasn’t really worried me, since I run fairly regularly and have … Continue reading

18 miles: Conquered!

According to the running mentor for my pace group this morning, many marathon training programs stop at 18 miles… which basically means if you can run 18, you’re ready for 26!!! I found this to be fantastic news. Only 8 miles more to go! (Btw, can you believe this movie is already 10 years old? … Continue reading

Crank that…

Crank that…

What? So yeah, I mentioned I sprained my ankle a couple of weeks ago and that it really sucks because I was in the middle of trying to train for a marathon. Two Saturdays have passed since the incident, which is two Saturdays when I’ve woken up early to test out my ankle on a … Continue reading

No More Trouble Zones!

No More Trouble Zones!

Between work, updating the blog daily, toggling between news websites on the latest in Japan, and sleep (though not enough of it), staying physically active in the past few weeks has been a challenge for me. I was doing so well running at least every other day for the entire month of February, too… gah! … Continue reading

The 21-Day Blogging Challenge

The 21-Day Blogging Challenge

Lately I’ve been giving a closer and longer look to blogs written by friends and strangers on various topics, and it amazes me how so many people are able to update their blogs on a daily or near-daily basis (with the quality generally ranging from decent to excellent). The thought of producing web content that … Continue reading