Memories

Memories are a funny thing. There are lots of good memories and many not so good ones. I wrote a fairly long Instagram post yesterday connected to my Top 9 posts on Instagram this year. It’s funny to look back on what you all like the most versus what I remember the most from this…

Colorado Adventures

I spent Labor Day weekend in Colorado. My mom and I decided earlier this summer it had been too long since we’d been out there and we needed to see the mountains. So we checked out flights, I used up my stupid Frontier miles and we made it happen.  And then I got injured. Which…

Adventures in Italy

This was one of my favorite international trips ever. This time I was traveling to visit my brother and his fiancé. Levi has been living in Italy for a few years now and I have not seen where he lives or what his life is since he was still in Seattle. This trip was extra…

A Runner’s High: My New PR

I still can’t believe my time. I am so so exited about what I was able to run. I never wrote down my goals for this race, but really they have been the same since August 2010: break 1:55. And I finally did it! Not only did I break 1:55, I crushed my previous PR by 4…

4-5-3: Too many Races?

Remember when I was going to read a calendar before signing up for races this year? Apparently I still suck at that. I realized today that I have 4 races in the next 5 weeks in 3 different cities. Oops. The good news is I get to see a lot of friends over the next…

Rose Bowl 2012

It was amazing. I loved every moment of it (except for the loss, but more on that later). As a fan of a Big Ten team every season starts out with hopes of going to the Rose Bowl, the Grandaddy of them all. This is something Marie and I have talked about since meeting as…