Fitbit Charge HR

I’m back on the Fitbit bandwagon. My sister Rachel bought me and Kail Fitbit Charge HRs for Christmas. She’s a very generous gift-giver and is always thinking of Christmas (and birthday) presents year round.But wait, you ask, didn’t I already have a Fitbit Flex (a birthday gift from Kail last year)? It’s a long story, butContinue reading “Fitbit Charge HR”

That Time I Taught a Spinning Class

My history with group fitness classes has been spotty at best. At my gym in DC, I would go to a spinning class once in a blue moon. I would go to yoga about as often. In El Salvador, I was equally as (un)committed. I had a good stretch where I was going to morning spinningContinue reading “That Time I Taught a Spinning Class”

That Time I Registered for a Race and Didn’t Run It

I have developed a bad habit of signing up for races and not running them. I did it with the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler this year (and in years past), and with a local beach run a couple weeks before that. And let’s not forget St. Patrick’s Day, when I downgraded from a 10k to aContinue reading “That Time I Registered for a Race and Didn’t Run It”

Completed: Half Marathon in El Salvador

For the scrapbook! All the races here have nice finisher medals.On Sunday I ran the YOAMOES Medio Maratón in 2:05:30. Well technically it was only 21 kilometers, which is 13.0488 miles, slightly shorter than an actual half marathon distance of 13.1 miles. But who’s counting?I didn’t beat my previous personal record of 1:51 but I’m justContinue reading “Completed: Half Marathon in El Salvador”

Spinning at Maya Country Club

Source.In an effort to vary up my workout routine, I’ve gone to spinning class a couple times at the Maya Country Club. We have a membership to the club through the commissary, which for you non-Foreign-Service folk is a store at the embassy where you can buy food, booze and other items that aren’t available onContinue reading “Spinning at Maya Country Club”