Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn 2016 Recap

Wanderlust 108 is something I’ve been wanting to attend, and when I saw that one of the stops this year was in Brooklyn, I quickly signed up and bought a ticket! For those that have never heard of Wanderlust 108 before, the event is basically broken down into 3 parts: 5K, Yoga and Meditation, in…

The First Time I Ran in a Race

NYRR RUN 5K: This was my very first organized run ever. August 6, 2015 @ Central park. I had been wanting to get into running for some time. Knowing I had to start somewhere, finally I did the unthinkable and signed myself up for this race, just to see what it was like and if I…

NYC Sweat Tour 2016 Recap

Back in June, a friend signed me up for an event that took place in New York City, specifically at Basketball City in Lower Manhattan. It was an event sponsored by Adidas, for us to work out with Kayla Itsines (the creator of BBG), which New York was one of the many stops that were…

LA BlogFest 2016 Recap

I stumbled upon something fascinating in which I applied to not really thinking much of it when I was doing research about a career in the fitness industry. Of course, I wanted to be chosen but I knew my chances of being selected were probably slim. I eventually got an email saying: “We received hundreds of applications and…

10 Years of Body Image Highs and Lows

I’ve never really shared any of this with anyone before. Acknowledgement is the first step to improvement, right? Well here goes. The shorter version goes something like this.. I didn’t have a healthy relationship with food. It was either an enemy or a best friend. I felt sick all the time. So at several points…

Start Here // Let’s Do This Together

YFR is my place to be real and open with myself and with you. Living healthy and keeping myself in check with exercising and eating cleaner is definitely a progressive journey. It helps me to see how far I’ve come by tracking my progress here. There are days where I feel disgusted with myself for…

Welcome to YFR // Why I Blog

Hello 🙂 Welcome to Yumfitrun. Blogging was something I wrestled with for a while. Simply because I wasn’t sure whether it’s possible for me to blog in a way that is with humility and grace. But I assure you that that is my goal. I am a Christian-believer. I love fitness and strive to live a…

#BLOGHER2015 Conference

I attended my first Blog Conference in July 2015. It was a great learning experience. Both empowered and inspired — it was a lot of fun! Canadian Lentils // I was invited to a private event hosted by Canadian Lentils. A group of about 25 of us got to take a nice ride up to Harlem in a…

Why I Stopped Drinking Alcohol

Hi! I’ve decided to share something I consider pretty personal: why I decided to call it quits on the alchy. You see those pictures of me up above? I’m not proud of them. I’m glad I can say, those are pictures of the old me. My request is that IF you do decide to read this, please…

Los Angeles January 2015

While I was in Miami, I flew with my grandma to LA to visit my aunt, while my mom met all of us there. I haven’t been to LA since I was 7 years old so I was excited to be back. Day 1// Old Chinatown Fun fact: Rush Hour is one of my all…