2016 recap

As 2016 comes to an end, I can’t help but reminisce about all the ups and downs of 2016. I started this blog and allowed myself to be vulnerable. I lost some loved ones, had a mini panic attack along with the majority of the country, but I also grew a lot as a human and definitely pushed myself to the limit. Ran 1 full marathon, 2 half marathons, and total of  557.8 miles this year. I advanced my work career twice this year, and I’m not stopping until I reach the top! Here are some highlights of my 2016. *Warning* Lots of photos!

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Visited Big Sur for the first time on New Years 2016. Experienced the majestic views from the Pacific Coast!

Processed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetFinally got to go to Joshua Tree and Salvation Mountain for My Birthday!

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Took a class on Modern Calligraphy just because it’s been something I wanted to do.

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Ran my first marathon on Valentine’s day at the LA Marathon and received an extra bonus medal for completing both a Ragnar race and LA Marathon.

Hiked Mt Baldy with team Tender Greens and the Hero Project!


Ran many miles while our boyfriends were asleep with Aileen G.


Visited Ensenada, Mexico via a booze cruise to eat Tacos.


Played with a baby Leopard in Ensenada.


13.1 miles along Ventura


My cousin got married! ❤fullsizerender-3

Busted a big mission to go visit the Albuquerque, NM Hot Air Balloon Fiesta!


And drove to the White Sand Monuments to recreate a Boyz II Men music video.


Almost died hiking Bridge to Nowhere with Peter, Ben and Kevin…


BFF trip to Seattle to hike, boxing, run, and eat!

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Visited Hong Kong for the first time in April and fell in love with the city!

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Celebrated Tender Greens’ 10 year birthday!

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celebrated my 6 year anniversary with PK

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Fell in love with Flywheel spinning!


Ran my first Rock n Roll race with the whole city of LA on Halloween!


Added to my weekly mileage with my running twin Beccafit4life!

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Drove from Salt Lake City, Utah, and visited The Grand Teton National Park. Crossing off 2 states!

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My favorite BaoHaus finally opened in LA!


Ate delicious Japanese Beef. SO YUM.

Looking forward to 2017 where I will be running Chicago Marathon! My goals for 2017 is to train for Chicago, take extra classes in a community college, and to eat cleaner!



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