I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

Hello friends, welcome here! So, that is a lengthy title but welcome to “I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner”. I spend a lot of time outside, it is kind of my favorite place. It is also a place that can cause me great anxiety at times. Runner’s … Continue reading I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

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A Drop-In of Sorts.

Hello friends, welcome here!   It is 5:00, I am not ashamed to say I am waiting for Taylor Swift’s music video for Lover to drop at 5:30. It is pouring outside and I am just feeling grateful. Life has gotten so busy with students returning to campus and my heart is so full. I’m … Continue reading A Drop-In of Sorts.

Celebrating Being Vegan.

Hello friends, welcome here! So, I have been living a vegan lifestyle for some time now - to be honest, I do not know my vegan anniversary or the exact amount of time I have been vegan, but my standard answer is about two years (laughing face), and that’s been my answer all this year, … Continue reading Celebrating Being Vegan.

Tips for Running Your 1st Half Marathon

Hello friends, welcome here! Yayayayayay! So, you have decided to run your first half marathon (or you are *thinking* of running your first half marathon). That is super exciting! This past February, I ran my first half marathon and fell in love with the distance. I want to run another one in the near future … Continue reading Tips for Running Your 1st Half Marathon

Oh, Subscription Boxes.

Hello friends, welcome here! *ahem* Excuse me as I pull out my soap box… I hate monthly subscription services. There, I said it. A subscription box is a service that regularly (usually monthly) delivers a box of goods to your door. Some boxes are curated based off of your interests making them highly personalized, some … Continue reading Oh, Subscription Boxes.

100 Things About Me

Hello friend, welcome here! I am so excited you have found Running and Plants! This is a project I have wanted to work on for a while! The post grad-school life has left me in somewhat of an academic limbo, and starting this project has brought me so much joy in such a short amount … Continue reading 100 Things About Me

10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike

Hello friend, welcome here! Did you know May is National Bike Month?? If you didn't, that's ok - up until this year, I didn't either. In celebration of Bike Month, I want to share some things I have learned from a year of commuting by bike. These are mostly based of of questions I am … Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike