Hi, I’m Jacky! Technology professional, food enthusiast, runner, reader...I’m serving up my thoughts on cooking, eating, reading, and running. Feeding people is my favorite hobby. Oh and I may be slightly obsessed with food trucks and Rick Bayless.
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I got a running tattoo on vacation. Don’t worry mom, it’s only temporary (unlike my other two). Though it is semi-permanent, and will be visible for a while. I will spare you the pictures, but the tattoo is the horrid … Continue reading
I am halfway through my NYC marathon training. I’ve logged 11 weeks and almost 200 miles. Exciting! I have 11 more weeks to go. Intimidating! Some people only take 12 weeks to train for a marathon, most use an 18 … Continue reading
Week one of marathon training complete! I ran a total of 15.52 miles this week, the long run was 6 miles. It was hot and slow, it was a hot weekend in Chicago. Only 21 more weeks to go and … Continue reading
Well, here goes nothing… I wanted to get the New York City marathon under my belt before I was 35. I applied for the lottery and got in on my first try, I was so excited! But that never happened, … Continue reading
I love me some three-day weekends! It started with the Solider Field 10 Miler, I didn’t have as good a run as I did last year, but I wasn’t well prepared so it was not surprising. It has been awhile … Continue reading
Yesterday’s weather was just about perfect so I could not wait to head out for a run and try to console myself from missing the Shamrock Shuffle. I did my own shuffle and actually beat my time from last year’s … Continue reading
I am so happy the temperatures are back in the 60′s where they belong. The weather the past couple of weeks was ridiculous and it was really not helpful for my already lacking motivation or my mood. First of all … Continue reading
I did a good job at not letting the holidays (they seem so long ago now) interfere with my workout schedule and runs. I was committed to start strong well before the holidays, I didn’t want to start the … Continue reading
Woke up to rain the morning of the Reindeer Run. Lots of rain. But luckily the temperatures were warm so it was off to the zoo we went. I ran this race with a friend, which makes it a lot … Continue reading