Race Report: Gateway to the Delta 10-miler 2015

So, I am registered for the Little Rock Marathon in March 2016, and I figured I need to get my training together if I want even the remote possibility of finishing that thing. I texted my running friend earlier this week to see how many miles she had to do for her St. Jude trainingRead more

Five & Five

Hello, everyone! It has been awhile. I have this great life plan that I am going to be an awesome blogger (maybe even have thousands of readers and make money off my blog someday…), but so far work and other parts of my life have been too overwhelming for me to really commit to theRead more

Last Week’s Workouts/Camping Trip

“Happy” Columbus Day! I’m not really a fan of this holiday, but I hope that you got the day off! As for me, I’m currently in denial about the fact that I teach at the only school in Memphis (I believe) that doesn’t have a week of Fall Break right now… A sleep related side note:Read more

The Terrible & Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances

Happy Monday, everyone! My Monday has gone better than most. Despite getting a less than desired amount of sleep last night, I woke up feeling pretty refreshed. I had a good day at work with my students with minimal stress. I packed a healthy lunch for once and finished a book during my lunch break. I’veRead more

Sun, Sand, and Jellyfish: My (Short) Florida Vacation

Hello, everyone! How is your work week going so far? It’s hard to believe it’s only Tuesday… This week seems especially long since I am getting back into the groove of a full work week after a mini-vacation over the Labor Day holiday in Florida. My parents are now both (after a two year struggleRead more

“First” Post

Hello and welcome to Rad Warrior Girl! While this is technically my first post, there are some older posts here that I transferred over from my Tumblr: namely race recaps and book reviews. My plans for this blog are to continue posting race recaps and book reviews, to experiment with creative nonfiction, and to write aboutRead more

Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Parks and Recreation has been my favorite TV show since I first started watching it a year and a half ago, so I knew I had to read Amy’s book of essays eventually… especially now that Parks and Recreation has ended… 🙁 Here is an excerpt from the Amazon description of Yes Please: “In her first book, one ofRead more