Women! Please Cut the Sh*t and Support Each Other

Full disclosure: I wrote this post about two weeks ago, before my site crashed, and I took that as a sign to not post it. However, in light of what happened in Las Vegas, a place that is near and dear to my heart and where I intend to run a half marathon (which begins...

The Rundown – Another Hole in My Head

When I was a junior at Boston University in 1996, I got the first extra hole in my head at a hemp fest held in the commons. Twenty-one years later, I got the second at a tattoo place, completely sober and all by myself. I’m celebrating my live like you were...

The Rundown – Low Gear

Things shifted into low gear this past week, as expected, and I was fine with the cutback in training but not quite prepared for this website to go down in flames, a missing iPod at the worst possible moment or a cold that only seemed to appear at 3:00am for days....

The Rundown – Steady State

After you’ve been running for a while you can get into what I like to call a “steady state” of flow during a run. It’s that blissful state of cruising along and feeling good, letting your mind wander and feeling grateful for just being out...

The Truth About Having a Dog

Nine years ago, when I got pregnant with the twins, my friends were extremely honest with me about what life would be like after having kids. Phrases like “sobbing crying,” “hot mess” and “wild insanity” were the ones I remember...