Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Category Archives: anxiety

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

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

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

How to Quit Your Job (With No Real Backup Plan)

I just read an article about how to be a successful blogger, and it said that the most important element of every post is the title. Titles that start with … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 9 Comments

A Season of Change is Upon Us

I was having a good run there, blogging-wise. I wasn’t quite at pro-level posting frequency, but then again, no one’s paying me to do this. (Alas.) But, for a couple … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

What I Learned at a Running Clinic

Here’s something you might not know about me. Name a type of anxiety, and I have it. Social anxiety, performance anxiety, test anxiety, fear of flying, fear of heights, fear … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 3 Comments


Sorry to burst your bubble, but this post isn’t about anything scandalous. It’s literally about TMI: way too much information. Currently, the “Recent Searches” section of my Google toolbar thingy contains a … Continue reading

July 23, 2010 · 4 Comments