Looking at all that I have done and what I wanted to accomplish in my mind are always on two different spectrums. I have done so much this past summer, and even past year. A lot of it was expected for myself and others where a complete surprise. I had goals that I wanted to … More Stop. Breathe. Look back. Move forward.
Waking up on a beautiful island you wonder how in the world will we get to see it all? Well, when you only have a limited amount of time and so much to see, you look towards renting four wheelers!! The couple we befriended, my boyfriend and I rented two ATV’s definitely taking full advantage … More Four Wheels, Four Friends
After a gorgeous sunrise and a few more hours of sleep we were ready to take on the day. We went to The Buddha Bar and we were incredibly impressed with the breakfast that they had for us. We were served different types of breads with spreads, then had a whole menu to pick from … More Wine Tasting Adventure in Santorini
The alarm went off and I rolled over, “are we really doing this?” “Yupp,” replied my boyfriend in a sleepy voice. We got ourselves out of bed and threw on some slippers. We headed outside and walked up to the top of our balcony. Nope, not yet. The wind was whipping and I was chilly. … More Getting Chills
The day that followed my marathon was a blur. We slept in knowing that we were foregoing the last morning to explore Athens, Greece before we headed to the island of Santorini. My body ached and I was exhausted so I did not mind in the least bit to get the extra rest. When we … More New Faces in Santorini
Wide eyed laying in the dark I knew this morning was going to feel like one of the longest days I have ever felt. I rolled out of bed and put on the clothes I folded neatly in a pile the night before. Looking down I saw the lights from outside my window hitting my … More My Second Marathon!!
Jet lag hit us! My boyfriend and I arrived in Athens, Greece the day before. We explored all day and stayed up till the late night hours. The lack of sleep got to us and we ended up sleeping until 1pm the next day. Once we got out and about in the city it dawned … More Race to Get the Bib
My friends and family ask me, “why did I choose my second marathon in Athens, Greece? Of all places, cant you just run in the US or at least somewhere closer.” Yes I could. There are plenty of marathons where I can be in the comfort of my own home. I am in the US … More Domino Effect
Do you ever wake up at 5:40am and realize sleeping is not an option. Today was one of those days. I woke up knowing that I had a long run ahead of me. I have not given myself time to reflect and be honest with my internal struggles. I have been bottling them up and … More Running with Emotion
I arrived in Geneva just about noon, getting off the train with everything on my back I headed to my hostel. I was early to get into my room so I decided to go for a run around the city. It was the most splendid run. As I ran around the beautiful lake and saw … More A Whirlwind in Geneva