Reawaken Your Instincts

I know the book is titled “Born to Run” but I didn’t realize until right around the end of the book that they were serious, that we were as a species designed to run. Not just here and there, but for incredibly long distances. There are two parts of the book that were particularly thought…

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Thursday’s Gourmet Food Night

Today was an impromptu eat-out-food-day. It started with a vegan popsicle in the French Quarter at a place called Meltdown–it was strawberry cardamom flavored. It was a little lacking in cardamom flavor, but it was still great nonetheless. The aim of the afternoon was  to go see the Naval ships (it’s fleet week), but after standing…

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Born To Run!

I’ve slowly been reading this book, picking it up when I can justify taking a break from reading stuff for school (*cough* 7 chapters of epidemiology). I’ve never much been into running except recently when I challenged myself to run a 10K. Consequently, I haven’t run since then, which is a combo of my being…

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Dinner Party of One

I cooked a bunch of food today, as I got over ambitious on my last grocery run and bought too much food that has a short shelf life. So I had to cook it all. I made roasted corn, chorizo, and goat cheese empanadas (with a crust from scratch), some chewy chocolate chip cookies, and…

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10K Complete!

This past saturday I completed my first race ever, a 10k! I’m not a runner. Even when I ran track I wasn’t very competitive and couldn’t run for very long distances without getting winded and all tight chested. So it was weird for me to learn that in the years since high school (and not…

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