Just Keep Swimming

Makati Aquatic Sports Arena MASA

Now that my swimming lessons are over, I would like to rave a bit about it.  It might sound too dramatic for others who were fortunate enough to learn how to swim at an early age, but for one who had always been bereft of opportunities, this is a big…

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I ♥ Mangroves

condura run for the mangroves medal

I ♥ mangroves.  And that is why I ran all 10 kilometers for them earlier today.  ^__^ My second official 10k run was a success!  Despite waking up late, running from the market all the way to catch up to my fellow 10k runners at the starting line, and barely…

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Sports Enthusiast

I have always wanted to be sporty.  I have these disproportionately huge calves, care of my Mom, and they might as well had been my first conscious thought: wow, my calves are big!  And because of this, I pestered my mother to let me take gymnastics.  But she told me…

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RunRio Trilogy Leg 3: Run United 3

Ran 10 km for the first time in my life.  I didn’t think I could do it at first, what, with hardly any training and all.  But I did.  ^__^ I was only able to practice twice before the marathon and both times had been for only 20 minutes straight.…

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Badminton: My Latest Endeavour

Today, my body aches after my latest attempt at being sporty: badminton. For the first time in my life, I played badminton yesterday! And I had so much fun! I made so many mistakes as well, so the parts of my body that shouldn’t be aching are now keeping me…

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Yonex Badminton Shoes

So I have been babbling about playing this game since I fell in love with this training shoes. And now, the stars have lined up to give me this opportunity to take a shot at that shuttlecock. I have never played badminton before, badminton with my 5 y.o. niece obviously…

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Chasing Jayce: My Running Whoops and Woes

In line with my aim to live a healthy (though hopefully short) life, I went jogging with my colleagues at the The Fort the previous night.  I have to say that I am mighty proud of myself for being able to plow on for 55 minutes straight.  Although not all…

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June 28, 2009 Gig Run

Without any stretching nor sleep, Moche and I participated in Socieded Verde 2009 gig run at UP Diliman. The run started at 6am and we just joined the fun 2km run. Since Andrea and I had some catching up to do, we only ran about a fourth of the Academic…

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