I created this blog to document some of my experiences as I run and trudge the road of Happy Destiny! You may also find product reviews, vegan nutrition posts and recipes, race reports, training tips, and who-knows-what-else that will pop into my brain and stimulate my fingers to type!


This past week was not fun! Unfortunately I came down with gastroenteritis (stomach flu) on Monday and didn't...

Bio | Tuesday, 04 November 2008 | comments | Read More

Big Week

This relatively high mileage week combined with two tests, the semester starting to peak out, and a pretty busy weekend...

Bio | Monday, 27 October 2008 | comments | Read More

Back to the Roads

After a wonderful summer running and racing through the forest trails I'm afraid to say it is quickly coming to an...

Bio | Sunday, 19 October 2008 | comments | Read More

Canadaigua Lake 50 mile relay

Wow...what a week! About 40% of the miles I ran this week were run in a few hours out in beautiful Canadaigua, NY. The...

Bio | Monday, 13 October 2008 | comments | Read More

Back In The Saddle

Back to running regularly and actually threw in a quality speed workout run this past week. I am so pleased about how...

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Feeling better

After not being able to walk very well and feeling shooting pains in my legs last Sunday and Monday I am feeling much...

Bio | Monday, 29 September 2008 | comments | Read More

Iroquois Trails 100 Race Report

September 20, 2008...the first running of The Iroquois Trails 100 and 50 mile trail races. Even though I will be doing...

Bio | Thursday, 25 September 2008 | comments | Read More

Iroquois Trails 100!

Ran, raced, and won my first 100-mile trail run in a time of 21 hours and 35 minutes. Race report will follow in the next...

Bio | Sunday, 21 September 2008 | comments | Read More

Getting Closer

OK... so the butterflies are officially fluttering in my stomach and we're still five days out. I'm realizing the...

Bio | Monday, 15 September 2008 | comments | Read More


I had a great week after Green Lakes and after Monster Marathon on Sunday I am officially starting my taper for the...

Bio | Sunday, 31 August 2008 | comments | Read More

Green Lakes Gold Medal

This past week was capped off by a much anticipated and all around memorable day at The Green Lakes Endurance Runs in...

Bio | Monday, 25 August 2008 | comments | Read More

Listening to the body

In the past I have run through nagging pains hoping that they would just go away. Sometimes they did. Other times they...

Bio | Monday, 18 August 2008 | comments | Read More

We're Getting There

"We're Getting There" is what you will see on a sign out front of Gathering's pertaining to the construction status...

Bio | Monday, 11 August 2008 | comments | Read More

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Yassine Diboun

It pays to be kind/polite. Restaurant cashier bought my appetizer because I looked him in the eye & said Hi, please & thank you!