50 Push Ups

I’ve always wanted to do as many push-ups as my sister.  But I will start with 50 first!  To go from 5 to 50, the trick is to do more push-ups.  If you… Continue reading

I shop in Men’s

Today a representative from Under Armour’s female clothing line joined my running group to share some samples and ask for feedback.  Around mile 4, I explained to her that as a Muslim woman,… Continue reading

“You Don’t Look Muslim”

Hijab-less, people say I look White–usually Jewish.  And whenever a prospective FEMALE Craig’s List roommate visits, I wear the same T-shirt: http://www.cafepress.com/calligraphize.100625017 The guests show interest in the room, and give props about… Continue reading

Running on Vacation

Is so fun: Albany, Oregon is a valley; I see mountains no matter which direction I run. Miles of green carpets are more picturesque than pictures themselves. Frequent encounters with wild turkeys in… Continue reading

Just Keep Going

Yesterday when I got through my first row ever, knitting in the round, I found myself faced with a loose string.  As baffled as Dot from A Bug’s Life, when she reaches the… Continue reading

What I Eat Before a Run

Today I ate two pieces of cake.  Tomorrow, I will revert to routine: Usually I eat 1, 3, or 5 dates before a run.  The exact number depends on the distance I plan… Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie

After today’s Turkey Trot, I came home to my mom’s delicious Pumpkin Pie.  Her pie is special because she uses fresh pumpkins–the “carving type,” which is edible!  Ingredients pumpkin: peeled, sliced, and cooked… Continue reading

Apple Season

Today I ended my 10.5 mile run at the Waverly Farmer’s Market.  From my regular and favorite apple stand, I bought Gala, Fuji, Ginger Gold, and Pink Lady. The owner thanked me: “Happy… Continue reading

The HOT question: What do you wear when you run?

What I wear to work, school, etc:                                  What I wear to run:

Hello world!

My name is Khalto Sarah. I like running. I like chocolate. I do lots of math.