Previously on Just Victoria Things, I ran my first marathon. After that, I vowed to never do it again. "Never again!" I shook my fist to no one in particular. For the first month after my marathon, any time someone would ask me when my next one was, I would respond, "Never." (insert cliche: never…Read more That time I ran a marathon (part 2)
I'm tired of social media being filled with football players. Yes, I love my Aggies and my Texans. But this isn't about them. This isn't about Kapernick. (spelling? too lazy to look it up) This isn't about Trump. This isn't about the NFL. This isn't about whether or not you are for or against the…Read more This is my political post – I don’t care about your knees
*Panting like a dog* I breathe in and out; my breaths getting short, my strides growing longer, my speed increasing...closer, closer, I hit my stopping point. I take one huge sigh. GASP. I look at Strava only to be disappointed. I felt like I was running fast. I certainly felt as though my lungs were…Read more I’m more comfortable judging people behind their backs.
"Dude, Cotton Bowl." "What!" "Cotton Bowl..." Manny leans back and takes a sip of his coffee. The rest of us look at each other like, "Is he serious?" I glance over thoughtfully at the plush wall of cowboy hats... We've been wanting to find a solid set of stairs since as far as I can…Read more Cotton-Eyed Bowl
It's just another run for me. Nothing interesting here. Oh, I strained my hamstring. So I'll be slowly nursing it back to health. But, I know that I'll be good to go soon enough. That's not the case for some. Some people won't ever be able to run again. They will never get to use…Read more Just Another Run
Sometimes you need to take break from the things you love most. You need to reevaluate facts of life, and focus more on what you've been neglecting. For me, I needed to step back from We Run Big D. I needed to nurture my mental health and my faith. Throughout this Lenten season I gave…Read more A long-winded way of saying, “We made it”
Hi, my name is Victoria, and I am a runner. "Hi, Victoria." Growing up playing sports, of course I ran. But only in relation to that sport, and never enjoyed it. I was more of a sprinter. I played softball and I was fast around the bases. Like a cheetah, I was. Long distance was…Read more Welcome to R.A.
Once again, I've let life get the best of me. I haven't written in a while. But this time I have a better excuse! I have been L-I-V-I-N!! I love my job. I love the city. And I love my life. Outside of work I have recently decided to volunteer at the Humane Society. There…Read more November Project Pledge
You can't deny, J.J. Watt is the shit right now. He's Houston's best defensive player, and arguably one of our best offensive players with three touchdowns this season. The man is earning his pay check. And have you seen his commercials? He's funny. Have you seen what he does for the community? He's charitable. He…Read more Wop? You mean, Watt?