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Finding out What Really Matters to Me (and Applying SMART Goal-Setting)

I wrote earlier about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and how to harness the power of both in their appropriate ways. I think the idea of different types of motivators is important also in the sense that it focuses our attention to what really matters to us. 925 more words


My Personal Best Half Marathon

Well, I guess the discipline of writing has escaped me again.  Sure, I have many excuses for it, but I did want to write a substantial post on the Vancouver Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon.   1,131 more words

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GREAT Barrier

Kia ora!

I type this blog with one leg raised up on the coffee table with an ice pack strapped to my knee, plus a puss-y gauze pad strapped to my hand and various scratches and cuts decorating the left side of my body. 867 more words

Becoming a Marathoner

On the morning of October 12, 2014, I woke up at the wee hour of 3:30 am to take the final step on a new milestone. 1,628 more words


Race preview: Mud and Chocolate Virtual Half Marathon [11/8/14 - 11/15/14]

Running, mud and chocolate–it’s one of those crazy combinations that just makes sense, right? That’s what the 5th Annual Mud & Chocolate races are all about–there’s even a chocolate aid station on the course, a chocolate medal, and CHOCOMANIA at the finish. 185 more words

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Nike Women's Half Marathon SF Visual Recap

On October 19th, I joined 25,000 other women to take on the streets of SF for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco. I feel so blessed to have been able to attend this race as part of the Nike Track Club women’s running team. 479 more words


Healthy Fall Spaghetti

Today is our first true rainy day of the season, and it is finally starting to feel like Fall in San Francisco! As I browsed around the isles of Trader Joe’s yesterday, I felt inspired by all of the autumn gourds and pumpkin-flavored-everything to create a fall dish. 515 more words