Things Done and Things to Come (2)

WOW. It has been a long time since I blogged. There were a lot of things to finish up… mainly… SCHOOL. I finished the last class and last final of my undergraduate college career. Kind of sad because I super loved school and what I was learning 🙂

In any case, my running has been somewhat sporadic, but I have still been keeping pretty active with home workouts and home cardio-ing (cycle, elliptical, etc.).

I am going back to Ventura this weekend to participate in the Mountains 2 Beach Marathon!

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Last year, I got to Boston-qualify there. This year, I hope to help others BQ as I pace the 4:08 group. Why such an obscure time? It is always good to run a couple of minutes under your Boston-qualifying time to ensure that you can get in.

CAN’T WAIT!

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Here is a puppy picture of the Vanna-loo from when she was only a few weeks old:

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This is Vanna now:

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She was actually given to me from my friend, Susan. BTW, here is Susan’s second-born daughter. The one on the left is when she was… a few weeks old? Now she is around 3 or 4 months!

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Oh, I totally cut my hair super short. I was sick of my hair getting caught in all sorts of places. Now it’s around the length of my collarbone. I also put on some extra insulation, harhar.

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Joe and I celebrated being done with school with dinner and drinks at Orchard City Kitchen!

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SO YUMMY, man. It was a great way to celebrate!

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Volunteering with my young adult and youth at the Stop Hunger Now event was awesome! We bagged 10,000 packets of food (able to feed 6 people for only… 29 cents? Something like that).

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What an incredible organization and event to have!

In total, we made over 40,000 packets in one day (multiple shifts).

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Going to the Boardwalk was fun:

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The young adult went there in between our camping retreat:

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These awesome photos were taken by Steven! He captured some fun moments on this ride:

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I kind of love this one because they all look quite nervous:

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PUT YO’ HANDS UP!

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Hahaha, I was in flight for much of it… winds in my toes and everything.

ALSO, we played ghost blasters and out of the 6 of us that went, I got the highest score! WHAT.

… and then we ate a lot of food together:

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We apparently take it very seriously.

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Okay, that was all over the place, but the next thing to come is definitely being in Ventura over Memorial Day weekend with my running buddies and getting to run marathon #12!

Do you like amusement park rides? [I like pretty much everything except for the super duper spinning ones. Went on one of those and I could feel my brain and eyes shaking in my head. Not pleasant]

What do you have planned for the long weekend? Anyone racing, too?

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