The Hardest Run I Ever Ran

Almost two years ago, sometimes in July 2011, on a hot summer morning, here I am, on an alley in one of the biggest parks in Bucharest, all dressed up and geared up, ready to pick up running again. I have told myself so many times that I will start running and never actually did … Read more

Running Thoughts

You are perfectly balanced. So balanced that you don’t even feel the balance anymore. You just realize you’ve been balanced when, all of a sudden, something strikes and you’re forced out. At first, you don’t know what it is. It’s just something changing the order of things. Little by little, your senses start to gather … Read more

My Running Playlist

Since I started to run, a couple of months ago, several interesting things happened. First, I experienced a lot with my schedule. Started with workouts in the morning, then decided to move them in the evening. Also, I drastically improved my running gear. For instance, I invested in a pair of running shoes, replacing my … Read more

Taming Monkey Number 6 – The “Forcing” Lesson

It’s that time of the month, again. I’m talking about my usual report on the tamed inner monkey. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go read the introductory post. Basically, I replaced my yearly resolutions with a yearly challenge: each month I want to tame an inner monkey. Some underdeveloped part of myself, … Read more

Taming Monkey Number Five: Solved

It’s time for my monthly monkey review. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please read the introductory post here. To make a long story short, I decided to ditch completely my new years resolutions and replace them with a year long challenge: taming a “monkey” each month. If you don’t know what a … Read more