After a couple weeks of limping around (injury from my last race), I was so ready for a bit of an adventure and discovering a new place. Given that walking is basically the only exercise I can now do pain free I was excited for some British seaside exploring. We were staying in Bude, a … Continue reading Bude, Cornwall
Budapest is a dream city and running around it for 21km was hands down the best way to see it. After a lazy few days sightseeing including a final stretch out run along the Danube (followed by some ridiculously delicious fresh pain au cinnamon .. or something), Emma (see above pic <3) and I were ready … Continue reading Budapest half #runtheworld
Today during my run, which was my long one for the week (which also wasn’t going well because I took off like a cheetah for the first 2 miles and then faded considerably after that – will I learn? Like ever?). Anyway, whilst trying to distract myself I was looking at the sea (the tide … Continue reading Southend
When the time came to decide where to work for placement year during undergrad, I had two criteria - abroad and in infectious diseases. I didn't care where I just wanted to go somewhere; this left two projects out of hundreds in Paris or Cornell University. Paris was practical, cheaper, no visa stress and the … Continue reading If you get a chance – take it.
As with almost every country I have never been to, for many years I have wanted to visit Prague. I booked this trip last year just after my Venice trip in November and as part of my visit a new country every month. I really had not taken part in the planned of the trip … Continue reading Prague
The title above was the quote that got me through today's run. Beautiful girl, you can do hard things. I woke up tired but a nap during my commute gave me life (and a pepperoni pizza at lunch). I spend the day on a computer (disease surveillance is all about data & databases) and have found that … Continue reading Beautiful girl, you can do hard things.
My main 2017 goal was to get back the fitness level I had back in 2012\2013\2014 when I was running\exercising consistently and I felt healthier (both in body and mind). Last year I signed up for a half marathon in France, in the cutest town I have ever been to. When my friend Emma came … Continue reading Going for Gold