Minding The Generation Gap

Hi, I’m Emily. And I’m a millennial.  (Hiiiii, Emily.) I’ve been a closet millennial for most of my life, which is a curious thing, because that’s not really something you can be in the closet about. I mean, you’re in one generation or the other, and you don’t get to pick which one, and you don’t…… Continue reading Minding The Generation Gap

My Half-Marathon: Accomplishment Meets Altruism

I finished! I survived my second half-marathon! It wasn’t faster than last year’s, but it wasn’t slower, either. Hey, at least I’m consistent, right? I ran for Hope Water Project, a clean-water initiative that raises money through races (like the Detroit Marathon and Half-marathon, the Grand Rapids Marathon, the Disney Marathon and ODRAM) to dig wells in…… Continue reading My Half-Marathon: Accomplishment Meets Altruism

My Love-Hate Relationship With Running

I have never known the true complexities of a love-hate relationship until I started running. Three years ago, I’m not sure what happened, but a strange urge of getting-in-shape came over me and I didn’t know what else to do but answer the call. I needed to exercise to help me not be in my…… Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship With Running