Frigid Bitch 2017 and 2018

Since I totally spaced on last year’s alley cat bike race recap I’m including it in this year’s recap. Welcome to the Fourth and Fifth Annual Frigid Bitch! I think it’s fitting to write about these races together. Both of them are races done post getting hit by a car Both are pretty much the…

Are You Fit?

How do you know if you’re fit or healthy? What even is fitness? What are the components of fitness, of health and well being? Let’s check it out. fit·ness the condition of being physically fit and healthy the quality of being suitable to fulfill a particular role or task an organism’s ability to survive and reproduce in…

2017 Recap

While I’ll focus on reviewing my overall fitness progress in this article I think looking back at / reviewing all aspects of your life each year is a good way to, see how far you’ve come and help set new (attainable) goals. Even though it’s been over a year since that SUV hit me, I’m…

CAB Take on Taiwan: Adventure Time

This is WAY OVER DUE but here’s my recap/story on how a ragtag team of 14 college peeps Took on Taiwan! Days and dates may not match up due to the 12 hour time difference. We were 12 hours in to the future y’all! DAY 1 – 04.28.16 – THURSDAY All packed up, stayed over…

2016 Recap

A lot has happened this past year… Academics and some Life: I graduated with my bachelor’s in exercise science now I have the fun task of finding a job – one that is hopefully relevant to my recent studies but also one that pays well and ideally that I enjoy. School isn’t the only change…

Suns Out, Guns Out

Summer time fitness check in: It’s been a couple months since the spring semester has let out and since I’ve been back state side (more on my Taiwan trip to come, my bad for the delay!). Here’s what I’ve been up to in my fitness game. First up – Measurements: Neck: 13″ Shoulders: 41″ Chest:…

Frigid Bitch 2016

Finally here’s the recap on the Third Annual Frigid Bitch! This is my second alleycat race and this year ended up being even colder than last. The week leading up got up into the 70’s and I wasn’t sure if it was going to be frigid at all. Alas mother nature had other plans and…

CAB Take on Taiwan 2016: Preparations

In about 10 hours I’ll be heading out to the PGH Airport then in another 2 hours I will board a plane and begin my adventure to Taiwan. I’m super excited and grateful for this opportunity. Not only to visit and experience another country and their culture but to do so with some really good…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 37 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Summer Camping Trip 2012

First camping trip, since I move to Pittsburgh, ever! This was a few years ago so I’m not exactly sure how this trip came to be but it def kicked off our camping adventures. Our first trip took us to Ohiopyle State Park. On the first day some of our group went white water rafting…

Spring Camping Trip 2013

While this trip was in March and technically counts as a spring adventure, it felt more like a winter trip. This trip was inspired by a friend wanting to test out her new hammock gear and give those of us who love camping a chance to get outdoors. A 5 mile hike was also on…

Summer Camping Trip 2013

We’re going back to Ohiopyle! This was a Friday-Sunday weekend trip. Park site: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/ohiopyle/ Campground map: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/cs/groups/public/documents/document/dcnr_003522.pdf Activities List: http://www.fallingwater.org/ http://kentuckknobs.com/ http://www.michaelmccumber.com/subjects/cucumberfalls/ http://www.cometoohiopyle.com/family-activities/natural-waterslides.html http://www.laurelhighlands.com/activities/Zipline http://wilderness-voyageurs.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferncliff_Peninsula_Natural_Area http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurel_Highlands_Hiking_Trail#Laurel_Highlands_Hiking_Trail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Necessity Wet weather camping notes: Put things in ziplocs/ garbage bags then put them inside of your backpacks/duffel bags Put things you will use together in the same…