The Real Fit podcast features candid conversations with women athletes on topics including body image, enoughness, and so much more. In a world that's hell-bent on telling women we're not thin enough, fast enough, strong enough, or successful enough, I'm here to tell you you're already enough. My goal is to share stories that inspire … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast
A Happy Anniversary
Each year, Dan and I take turns planning our anniversary. Last year it was his turn to plan, which was good, considering I was four days postpartum and in no position to plan... anything. We did it lower than low key, at home, while my mom took Sweet Pea out to dinner. We were “alone” … Continue reading A Happy Anniversary
Seven Valentine’s Days Later…
Dan and I met on Valentine’s Day. Four hours later, I refused to go home with him, although I really wanted to. The next day, he texted me, “Good luck!” I forgot I’d even mentioned I had a job interview that day. A year later I nagged him about the wrinkled shirt he wore for our anniversary … Continue reading Seven Valentine’s Days Later…
Who is Pregnant, Anyway?
I used to cringe when I heard the words "We're pregnant." We're expecting. Fine, no problem. My wife is due in June. Great. But We're pregnant? This phrase, especially when uttered by a man, was like nails on a chalkboard to me. It reminded me of Elvin, from the Cosby Show. Remember him? He was … Continue reading Who is Pregnant, Anyway?
Year in Review: 2013
January: Spend a week in Kona with Dan and Sweet Pea. Pack all three of us in one suitcase. Do not bother to brag about this on Facebook but probably should. Highlights of trip include scoring a free empty seat for Sweet Pea on the flight out, hiking down Pololo Valley, eating at Sushi Rock, … Continue reading Year in Review: 2013
A Good Problem To Have
Today at the coffee shop, the barista said "Um, there's a mocha that's been sitting here on the counter for a while?" I had no idea my mocha has been sitting there by its lonesome. I hissed at Dan, "What's with the attitude!?" He assured me there was no attitude. I swore there was attitude. … Continue reading A Good Problem To Have