• Baby,  Life

    Happy 1st Birthday!

    My Sweetest baby Ria, Happy FIRST birthday to you! It only feels like yesterday that your dad and I held you in our arms for the first time. A memory still so distinct, beautiful and fresh in our minds You are our strength, our pride, our love, our life You are our wish that came true.. Wish you the world of happiness and best of health all your life my darling! Happy birthday to V and I to have reached the big one as parents. It is easily the year we have learnt the most. Not from work, not from books, not a formal education, not from role models. We…

  • Sports

    I ran my first 10K!

    I am moved… and so did the miles on my activity calendar 😀 For a brief while now, I have been running 3, 4, at the max 5 miles. I was eager to touch the 10K mark soon. So I was determined to run my first 10K on this beautiful bright sunny saturday morning. V and I have been doing a lot of running on the roads and in various parks in the city lately. But I was keen on running this one in lalbagh for many reasons. I first started running with V in lalbagh when we met initially. Those were some special moments and so was today’s run..…

  • My Diary,  Sports

    Run Forest Run!

    Well, I am no Forest Gump, but I have been on a Running spree lately. I have been inspired bigtime by NKRunnergirl and her blog posts. V helped me get started with running almost 2 years ago but we have digressed from running and have gotten more into cycling for quite a while now. Although I have been running for a while, I have not been able to cross my 8 mile threshold. Although my mind wants to do more, my body starts to give up and my thighs start to feel like big logs of wood. Learnt recently that setting a target is very helpful in pushing the body…

  • Sports

    Run.Cycle.Fly!

    One Event, Two Sports and an experience of a lifetime! Run,Cycle,Fly was the slogan of the event. Indeed, I was flying high after completing 5th in the women’s 5K category in India’s first Duathlon that was held in Bangalore on the 14th of June, 2009. One Event, Two Sports and an experience of a lifetime! Run,Cycle,Fly was the slogan of the event. Indeed, I was flying high after completing 5th in the women’s 5K category in India’s first Duathlon that was held in Bangalore on the 14th of June, 2009. Having been the first sports event I participated after school, I was apprehensive about completing the race, let alone the…