Heya, and welcome to my blog!

My name is Paula and I’m a 25 year old girl (I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to think of myself as a woman) living in the Bay Area and working as an internet marketer at a large tech company. I’m close to home, so you’ll probably see my parents popping up quite a bit, and you’ll definitely see much of my live-in boyfriend, Denis.

That’s us!

I originally started this blog as a way to unwind and focus on something else after long, hard days at work. It’s only been a few weeks since my first post, but I’m hooked and I can already tell that this won’t be just a summer fling. My cooking, healthy eating and exercise habits are, however, a bit more sporadic. Case in point: I went from being ridiculously out of shape at the end of 2009 to training and running my first marathon in June of 2010. And I probably have only ran a cumulative 10 miles since then. Whoopsies.

I’m the scared looking purple one in the center.

I don’t know if I’ll ever do another marathon again (checked that one off the bucket list and it was a little too fun in a “character building” kind of way), but I do hope to challenge myself in new ways. This includes trying to cook more often. And perhaps eating fewer sweets, although I can’t make any promises on that one.

Thanks so much for visiting! And feel free to reach out to me; I’d love to hear from you!