Cinco de Mayo (NZD #7)

Fun Fact; Cinco de Mayo is the anniversary of the Mexican army's victory over the French empire at the battle of Puebla in 1862. Today however it is most commonly associated with a celebration of Mexican-American culture. While celebrating with margaritas and tacos is not in my plans today I hope those of you that... Continue Reading →

New Week, New You! (NZD #6)

Well, yesterday I didn't manage to get a blog post up but that doesn't mean that I wasn't doing something. It rained all day yesterday as well. I went for a run but only got about 5 km into it before I decided that here might be a good time to quit, otherwise I would... Continue Reading →

Sunny Saturday (NZD #4)

Well, it's Saturday. And in another life that would have meant something. But I guess it's just another day now. I've been running for a while now, and before this whole mess hit, I was tossing around the idea of maybe working towards running a 10k race this summer. Now that that's out of the... Continue Reading →

No More Zero Days…. Day 1

May you live every day of your life.― Jonathan Swift As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been kind of avoiding this whole blogging thing for the last few weeks. I've been avoiding it much like.... well.... the plague. There are a few reasons for this but the biggest reason is that I... Continue Reading →

We Are All Experiencing a Trauma

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.― Gilles Deleuze Today is day 26 90 000 of self isolation. I haven't been posting much about my life because, well, it really just isn't that interesting. Every day consists of a workout,... Continue Reading →

Can an old dog learn new tricks?

She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring.― Zelda Fitzgerald Well, there comes a time in every quarantine I think where we decide that even doing what we enjoy becomes monotonous. I have been doing most things that I had recommended on my earlier post when this all began. Exercising regularly; even have some... Continue Reading →

Quarantine Weekend #2

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.― Marcus Aurelius Well, coming to the end of the weekend, I am feeling much better than my last post. Sometimes you just need to take a day and breathe. This is something I need to get better at doing... Continue Reading →

Today was not a win.

“Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”― L.M. Montgomery It's been 9 days, but it's starting to feel like a lifetime. Last week I had set a goal to add an extra km to my runs every day. So far this week, I have been... Continue Reading →

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