Hello! I just got back from Kripalu! But let’s chat about that later. I’m feeling very New Yorkish this Sunday evening.

Even though I am Class-Happy Sally (and no that’s not my torqboard name), there are still tons of great classes in the 212 I haven’t tried yet. I might not be able to try some of these classes until I’m 100% healed ankle-wise (so please, do have your cyborg pencil me in for 2065, the first Tuesday after the apocalypse please).

Here is a list of classes I haven’t tried yet and plan to in 2015:

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This is not a food/diet blog. But some of the latest health trends are so weird and so kooky that I wanted to get the facts on them and share them with you. This is by no means encouragement to try them. (Though if you do, please report back!)

Here are two out there ways people are reforming their eating:

1. People are putting butter in their coffee. WHY? (Editor’s note: these people totally all live in LA).

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Have you seen all of those 30-Day Challenges floating around social media? It’s very New Year’s Resolution-y.

First of all, here is the mother-ship: 30 Day Fitness Challenges. Follow that link to find 30 Day Challenges for every limb in your anatomy.

Matt and I are doing the 30 Day Abs Challenge, which looks like this:

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While thinking about New Year’s goals, I thought a lot about the utility of goal setting in general (this NYT article was interesting on that front). Specifically, I’ve been thinking about how to set a goal without beating yourself up too much along the way.

One thing I reasoned is you’re less likely to be hard on yourself if you remain aware of how far you’ve come. Which is why today bring you the story of my very humble running beginnings.

When I started this blog, I was already really into running and on my way to becoming a semi-confident runner. I’d run a ten-mile race and a half marathon. Hardly an illustrious athletic history, but at least a history.

Let me state a few facts (obvious to those who know me IRL): I was not on the track team. I did not play team sports. (I WORK ALONE. Just kidding.)

Here is the story of my first run: