Author Archives: Allison @ Eating Food and Stuff

How to look younger – Part II: I’m really not on the high school track team

I’ve mentioned before that people mistake me for someone much younger than my 23 years. This isn’t usually a problem except for when I’m trying to buy wine and the cashier is refusing me. However, my youth does lead to … Continue reading

Posted in Running | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Leesburg 10K/20K Race Recap

So I wrote out this whole post about how terribly I’d trained and what a bad runner I must be to have come in a minute over my last PR for a 10k. Except then I woke up Monday with … Continue reading

Posted in Running | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Vegan ice cream is not husband approved

I decided that running faster means running more (Yes, there is rocket science being done over here!) so I’ve upped my running to four days a week. Since I’m a heat wimp, that means I’ve been doing all my runs … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Vegan | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

People you meet at group runs

Since my motivation is roughly that of a plankton, I’ve been making an effort to run with other people, hoping to shame myself into speed and effort. I found a local running group that does and out-and-back run for 50 … Continue reading

Posted in Running | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

It’s a drugged life

I’m completely unable to function without a cup of coffee in the morning. Now, I realize lots of people say “Oh, I’m useless without coffee!” or “Can’t start my morning with my cuppa joe!”  (I actually don’t know anyone who … Continue reading

Posted in Office | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Grains bent on world domination

They’re coming. They can’t be stopped. They will infiltrate their way into your mind, heart, and soul by any means necessary. They will strip you of all personal identity, instead replacing you with a Whole-foods, kale, quinoa, faux-meat, gluten-free, whole-grain … Continue reading

Posted in Vegan | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

How to deal with performance anxiety (Give Up Now)

I suffer from severe performance anxiety. I’m awesome at doing things when no one is watching, but if there’s anyone looking at me, I freeze. With running, I can totally just hide in the crowd. No one’s sitting there going … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, Running | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments