“Mourning Runs” – My Article in SELF Magazine

I recently wrote a personal essay for SELF Magazine about how running has helped me deal with grief in the wake of my Dad's death. It's not always easy to write about such personal experiences, but writing always helps me process things. If it can help others in any way, that is the ultimate goal. … Continue reading “Mourning Runs” – My Article in SELF Magazine

My Love Letter To The Rise NYC

I apologize for my temporary hiatus from Ola, but I am happy to return with a special first post of 2018. As some of you know, I like to participate in a little workout group called The Rise NYC. Learn more about this group of high-fiving, burpee-loving early risers by reading my love letter to The … Continue reading My Love Letter To The Rise NYC

NYC Cider Week (October 20-29)

This week's "Weekly Happy" (which will officially be posted on Tuesday) is coming at you on a Sunday to maximize the amount of cider you can consume before the end of the month. And yes, just to get this out of the way -- "Cider Week" is longer than 1 week. I did not come … Continue reading NYC Cider Week (October 20-29)

New York City Cupcake Run

I know, I know... It sounds too good to be true. But it's real. And it's happening this weekend. The annual NYC Cupcake Run is a 5k in Astoria Park that requires runners to consume 3 cupcakes at various checkpoints along the course. It combines two of my favorite things: cupcakes and running. For the … Continue reading New York City Cupcake Run