Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Author Archives: RunFiestaGal

My BHAG for Chicago Is…

Sometime around 7am this morning, I had the following realization: “Holy sh*t, the marathon is in TWO WEEKS!!!” Yes, yes, you’d think with how much weight I’m putting on this … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Desk Jockey Learns About Retail

Apologies in advance if this post comes off a bit stilted. I’ve got the kind of cold that makes walking to the office to get my computer sound similar in … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Throwback Thur…Fri…Whatever

I still maintain that I USUALLY don’t embrace internet trends. (Though I admit that’s also usually not because I’m too cool for them, but because I don’t become aware of … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Get Your Dream Job

Those of you who pay attention may recall that I promised you “good news” (in the non-Second Coming sense) last Monday.  Obviously, that didn’t happen. Instead, I’ve chewed my nails, … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

Confession: I Kind of Suck at Running

I promise I’m not trying to bring you down on your holiday weekend! Nor am I fishing for a flood of, “What?? You’re amazing!” messages to boost my ego. (Not … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Deep Thoughts, by RunFiestaGal

Am I dating myself? It just occurred to me that I haven’t seen a “Deep Thoughts” segment on Saturday Night Live in a while, so I decided I better check … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Spending Problem: Runner Style

I have many friends (all of whom shall remain nameless, to protect the guilty from their significant others) who love to shop. I’m not saying they have spending problems, per … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

I’m Just an Impressionable Flower

Although now that I think about it, can a flower be impressionable? I kind of feel like I just told you guys I’m one of those 4-leaf clovers your grandmother … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

OMG – Slow Down!!!

I wasn’t going to post 2 days in a row – don’t want to set unreasonable expectations after all – but I figured I should keep this one timely. Also, … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Girl on a Mission

I just spilled beer on the dog. I thought you’d all like to know. As interesting as that is, it’s not really the point of this post. The point of … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 4 Comments