Category Archives: Running

Pavement Diaries

Thursday, March 14, 2013 Earlier, I was contemplating of hitting the pavement or just staying at home and just do strength training. That was earlier. Once I got worked up with my training, I figured why not push myself, so I laced up and hit the pavement. Today was a good run. All the way from the house, all around Greenbelt, Ayala and back.

Note to self: buy new shoes. Right shoe already gave way.

My pre-workout meal:
Couscous (something I got from the fridge)
Banana (Because my doctor told me to load up on potassium for my digestion)
Tea (also doctor’s orders)
Yakult (Coz its sweet, period.)

I was watching the History channel when I started to warm up. At first, my plan was just to do weights and carry on with what I was doing earlier. But I got so worked up; I knew I would never regret if I started now.

Instead of packing water, I brought with me my oolong tea which I brewed yesterday. It was chilled before I stepped out the door, so it was surprisingly refreshing!

Reasons Why I Hit the Pavement:
I am able to use my time efficiently
I am always refreshed after a good run
I feel stronger
I have a reason to get out of the house
I have a reason to give my eyes and laptop a rest
I sleep better
It makes me feel good


Thoughts:
With endorphins soaring, I am ready to hit the shower and get back to work.

I am really looking forward to the run me and my friends are going to have next month. It’s going to be awesome! I finally have someone to run with 🙂

Running, like everything in my life, are all self motivated. I have to get off my ass and start moving. Life is just too short and I have no plans of wasting it.

Thank you to our partners:





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Prancing about Greenbelt, Makati

I have come to really like my afternoon runs/walks. I usually just loiter about Makati in my sweats with camera in tow.

This afternoon, I changed my route. I was getting tired of the park so I tried going where the people were: the mall. (evil snicker)

Aside from the health is wealth cliché when it comes to running,  another reason why I run is so that I have reason to take a shower. Otherwise, I would be in my pj’s all day. (But that’s between you and me ok? Promise? Good.)

The thing with my out-and-about’s is that the pollution is terrible. I don’t mind the humidity, noise or the smell — its the pollution that’s gonna kill me in this fabulous city.

Well, you can’t have it all.

Anyway, when I got to Greenbelt, I saw a country singer, horses and rabbit tourists.

Don’t believe me? Check out what my camera caught.

Country singer in the house! Not. But you've gotta give him credit for being so brave flying solo, literally!
Country singer in the house! Not. But you’ve gotta give him credit for being so brave flying solo, literally!
Where can I get my own pony?
Where can I get my own pony?
Told you there were bunny tourists!Since they blocked my view, I am dubbing them Mr. and Ms. Bunny-Wabbit. Rise a Knight, Bunny Wabbit...
Told you there were bunny tourists!
Since they blocked my view, I am dubbing them Mr. and Ms. Bunny-Wabbit.
Rise a Knight, Bunny Wabbit…
A little down-time for me: with my juice and what was left of my chicken sandwich. ...and of course, a little bit of writing...
A little down-time for me: with my juice and what was left of my chicken sandwich.
…and of course, a little bit of writing…