05/ 25/ 14

#13: Skydive


If the thought of going skydiving has ever crossed your mind, you absolutely need to do it. Here’s a video of my first skydive down in Hollister, California – behold my utter joy and euphoria (plus a few awkward and unintentional gang signs).Read more »

12/ 18/ 13

#17: Run a Half Marathon

running my first half marathon

On October 20th, 2013, I ran my first half marathon.  In all honesty, my initial motivation for training was entirely self-seeking.  The desire to tackle this feat had been simmering in the back of my mind for a few years, but I was never in the situation to prioritize training for a race.  A few weeks after I joined Yahoo in June, Team in Training came to the office to explain their program.  Participants receive coaching from experienced distance runners, a training schedule, and coach-led workouts as they raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  In other words:  It’s the laziest possible way to properly train for a half marathon.Read more »

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Hello! I'm Katerina, and I'm on a quest to complete my bucket list. Follow along for travel stories, happiness tips, and inspiration to make your life worthy of your dreams.



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