Vickys Secrets

My name is Vicky and I once had a secret…Then I told everybody and wasn't allowed to be told secrets anymore.

There are only 6 days left until my first marathon and I am beyond excited! I have been training so hard and reading a ton of different articles to prepare … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Training for my first half marathon in 5 weeks

A little over a week ago I signed up for my first half marathon — the Pittsburgh Marathon — with about 5 weeks to train.  Immediately I had doubts because … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The slowest mile growing up– Why am I running a half marathon?

I remember the HOT early summer day, one of the last days of school for the year, getting a “fitness test” done.  I couldn’t have been more than 10 years … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ordinary time.

Today at work, for no particular reason, my cousin came to mind. It’s been almost 14 years since she passed.  My cousin Christina was the same age as me, 23, when she … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

That Restaurant Life

Back in 2012 when I was looking for a summer job, I remember countless people saying to me “Become a waitress!  You will make a ton of money.”  As a … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 6 Comments