Self-improvement rss

Making myself better, one step at a time.

Morning Workout?

As you may know, I just started my pre-Colombian boot camp yesterday. A friend suggested the Insanity workout program for weight loss, and, as it  turns out, another friend of mine bought the DVDs a while ago and told me I could borrow… Read More ›

Pre-Colombian Boot Camp

I’m going to Colombia February 7. That gives me exactly 18 full days to lose 25 pounds. I’m thinking this probably isn’t going to happen. I know I should have thought about this you know, three months ago (actually, I… Read More ›

Aggressive Trees

I had a great start to my weekend. Yesterday my friends Rasha and Tamara met me at Taqueria el Poblano, a really tiny, apparently very popular Mexican place on Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray. Seriously, I had to wait… Read More ›

Runner’s Low

Let me begin this post by saying that I was listening to NPR the other day when a story came on about this chick, who illustrates all her blog posts. So I thought to myself, why have I never done… Read More ›

Thanks a lot, Miley Cyrus

I have good news and bad news. The good news: My blog came back to life overnight. As I mentioned before, things had gotten really sad and pathetic over at (My Former) Nomad Life. Google betrayed me and suddenly stopped delivering the… Read More ›

My Walking Life

It’s been a crazy week so I haven’t had time for blogging, but I wanted to share this with anyone who is interested… As someone whose favorite form of exercise is walking, I was happy to see this poster. My… Read More ›

You Get What You Give

In continuation of the Me, Me, Me theme that has dominated this month’s blog entries, I’ve decided to update my loyal readers yet again on the status of my life. This has been a weird month. Lots of changes and transitions and… Read More ›

Jogging Club

Yesterday my friend Kim joined me and Tanya for our second jogging club get together. My best friend was in the hospital for a couple of weeks so we went off the program while she got better, but now we’re back! Though not… Read More ›


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