Welcome back (or welcome, period if you're new here!) to my Birthday Gratitude Series. If you missed the earlier installments, they're here and here. As you may have noted, I started celebrating my birthday several days before the actual day (which was Wednesday). On Wednesday I treated myself to a facial at Creme De La … Continue reading 37 Things I’m Grateful For (Part 3)
The Perfect (re)Treat
“You need to come here and get a break. Everything is optional. You could just sit in your room the whole time if you wanted to. There’s a hot tub and a sauna there.” The prospect of a hot tub was tempting. My dear college friend lives and works at the Shoshoni yoga ashram, which is … Continue reading The Perfect (re)Treat
Yesterday I ran about four and a half miles outside. This wouldn't be noteworthy, ordinarily, except I've been injured for nearly two months, which meant I had to stop running. I recently tried running a few times, just a few miles here and a few miles there, and only on the treadmill, so that if my hip bothered … Continue reading Sweet Reunion
Race Report: Panicking Poultry 5k 2014
My goal for the Panicking Poultry was simply to run faster than I did at the last 5k I did. Considering how horrible I felt and how hot it was for the last one, I knew that unless many things were to go wrong, I was almost guaranteed to have a better race. And if … Continue reading Race Report: Panicking Poultry 5k 2014
Lies I Told Myself About Baby #2… Guest Posting at In the Powder Room!
I know one thing about babies: They are mysterious. I learned this when my two-year-old was a baby, but I buried this nugget of truth in the recesses of my brain, which is disorganized to begin with. I can barely remember where I put my phone. I sailed through my second pregnancy, blissfully unaware of what was … Continue reading Lies I Told Myself About Baby #2… Guest Posting at In the Powder Room!