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phillynerdgirl

Pennsylvania 19101
20-something nerdy chick with a love for science, running, baking, and craft beer.  I enjoy the beach, hanging with my fam & friends, and good music.
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Good Run, Lets Eat by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday was one of those “everything is awesome” days.  I had an incredibly inspiring and uplifting day at work, then met up with Dan and Phil (Dan’s cousin) for a run o ... Read on »
Energetic Tuesday by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey there!  How’s the week unfolding?  Mine has been relatively simple.  Work experiments being their usual pain the ass selves, nothing really exciting. Yesterday I h ... Read on »
Trudging Along by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I scaled back my mileage a little bit last week from the original plan.  My thought process for this was to give myself some leeway with outdoor soccer starting this past ... Read on »
One Month To Broad Street by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This time next month I’ll be several hours after the finish of the Broad Street Run.  It felt so far away not very long ago, and now it’s just around the corner.  I’m not ... Read on »
When A Good Run Kinda Sucks by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever have one of those runs where pace and distance are pretty good, but during it you just hated the world?  Tuesday’s 6 miler was like that. Dan, his cousin, and I m ... Read on »
March 2014 Wrapup by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Somehow it’s already the end of the first quarter of the year.  I know a million people go on and on about time flying, but seriously this winter did.  I feel like I reall ... Read on »
Back On My Feet 5 Miler Recap by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wasn’t sure how yesterday’s race was going to go.  I had run the previous three days before, and one of those runs was a bit faster than I had been aiming for.  I got up ... Read on »
Running Through Valley Forge by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After work yesterday, I met Dan at Valley Forge National Historic Park to run a 5 mile loop outside.  I was not feeling this run at all when we met at the visitors’ cente ... Read on »
Blogger Friends Rock by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Week 12 is here and this one is an “easy week.”  This is a good thing because work is crazy busy right now and I’m happy to have a little wiggle room to make up for that. ... Read on »
Two Runs And A Birthday by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi, all!  I am happy to say the weekend leading into turning 31 was exactly what I hoped it would be.  On Friday after work I got my running gear on and went out for 8 mil ... Read on »
If It Ain’t Broke by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Science is funny.  You think you know what you’re doing, and that a certain decision you make will make your life easier, and then it does the exact opposite.  I’m working ... Read on »
Well I Tried by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I took yesterday off from any workouts to give my legs the breather they needed.  I felt a bit rundown and tired and just knew pushing through a run was not going to happe ... Read on »
Weekend Catchup by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First and foremost, HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY! I have no witty way to transition into talking about this past weekend…. Friday The weather started to warm up a ... Read on »
Uneccessary Roughness by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m not sure why people think it’s okay to try to slide in a league where sliding is completely prohibited (you know, because we have things other than soccer to do the ne ... Read on »
Spring Is Coming by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The winter we had in PA has been one of my favorites.  I’ve been able to enjoy a lot of snow at the local mountains and chances are it’ll probably be another four years be ... Read on »
Workday Running by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Somehow I managed to get my rear in gear both at and after work yesterday, hooray!  I had a lot of experimental stuff to work on and knocked that out of the way quickly.   ... Read on »
More Running, More Soccer by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think the outdoor run spoiled me a little for my treadmill run yesterday.  It’d been a while since I had been outside (like 2 months…) and so when I hopped on the machin ... Read on »
Loving the Long Run by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a few weekends where I’ve missed going out for my long run.  I’ve managed to keep the runs during the week mostly consistent, but the last two weekends before th ... Read on »
BOMF Giveaway Winner by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Thanks everyone for entering the giveaway!  It’s time to announce the winner!  I used random.org’s number generator to pick from the comments left. Commenter #4! ... Read on »
Leg Rest Day by phillynerdgirl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s safe to say the pins are BEAT.  I was pretty happy that last night’s game was against a less competitive team.  I just didn’t have the juice to really run anyone down ... Read on »