Happy June, everyone! Before it gets too late in the month, I wanted to do a life/monthly update. May was definitely an...interesting month for me. I feel like everything and nothing happened all at the same time and now I'm stuck trying to decide on the direction of my life all over again (but what else is new, I guess).Read More
I spent most of June training and racing in Ghana and South Africa and spent a lot of my down time trying to de-stress and see the positives of weird situations by appreciating my surroundings.Read More
A few weeks ago I competed at my first ever All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo, and of course, I had to vlog my experience! Watch as I train, get accustomed to the Congo, and support Ghana in all its glory. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe!Read More
My last week at the All-African Games sped by much faster than the first one. Once Sunday hit, I barely had time to look for WiFi or watch any other event that wasn't happening at the track.
The 100 preliminaries and semi-finals were scheduled to be on the first day - the first round early in the morning and the second later in the evening. This was the first day that the temperature outside actually reached a point where I could positively say it was hot. Even the ever-present fog lifted that day, and left the sun beating down on us during warm-ups.Read More
It's only been three days since I've returned from the Congo, but it still feels like a lifetime ago. There are things I miss when I get back from bigger meets like this one - the teammates I rarely get to see, meeting so many new people, the feeling of pride that comes with competing for Ghana on an international level - just to name a few. Overall, my time Brazzaville, Congo was OK at best. A lot of things didn't go as expected, but I've learned over time to just roll with the punches and make the best of every opportunity I'm given.Read More