Goals Update: Month 1 (July)

Month 1: I'm really pleased with how month 1 went! I accomplished a lot. My goals for this month were (1) write for twenty hours, (2) finish one poem, (3) submit to Grist, (4) update my site homepage, (5) post my run streak recap, and (6) post parts 1 and 2 of my goals refresh. And [...]

Goals Update: Weeks 4 and 5/13

Week 4: As you can tell, this was a bit on an unusual week. I was traveling/in Chicago from Thursday through Sunday (+ Monday and Tuesday of week 5), so that threw a bit of a wrench in my momentum, though I still did pretty well I think. Most notably, I managed to meditate every [...]

Run Streak Recap

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I'd decided to participate in the Runner's World summer Run Streak, a thirty-nine-day event where you run at least a single mile a day from Memorial Day to the Fourth of July. I've never done something like this before, and wasn't sure how it would go. But I [...]

Goals Update: Week 1/13

You can see above that I had three main milestones for this past week, and five habits I wanted to track. To see my overall goals for these thirteen weeks, and to learn more about this journal I'm using and why, read part two of my mid-year goal update. I had a great week! I [...]

Mid-Year Goal Update (Pt. 2)

The following are the goals I have set for myself for this next quarter of the year--three months, thirteen weeks. To see a refresh of the original goals I set at the start of 2019, and for an explanation as to why I'm moving away from them, read part one. I made some decent progress [...]

Mid-Year Goal Update (Pt. 1)

Well, that didn't go as planned. The following is a refresh on the goals I set at the start of 2019 and how they've shaken out for me so far now that we're halfway through the year. To see how I'm planning out the next three months of the year (yes, I decided six was [...]

Running Log 03/17/19

Log: Distance Time Pace Area Weather Shoes 5 miles 48:18 09:38 West Ashley Overcast, 58° Nike EXP-X14 This was a fun run! Lauren and I went out to West Ashley Park and made five miles out of a few loops around a neighborhood and West Ashley High School. (Living out here has made me very [...]

Running Log 03/16/19

Log: Distance Time Pace Area Weather Shoes 3.21 miles 27:50 08:40 West Ashley Overcast, 68° Nike EXP-X14 Y'all. This run. This day. I got four (FOUR) PRs during this run. 1k effort (4:54) 1 mile effort (8:08) 2 mile effort (16:55) 5k effort (26:47) My average pace for this run was 8:40. My all-time average [...]

Sunday Recap

tl;dr: In one of my many efforts to keep myself accountable, welcome to my Sunday Recap, where I look back on the progress I made toward my goals during the week. March 4 - March 10 This Sunday is throwing me off because of Daylight Savings. It feels like it should be early evening right now, but [...]