I just spent the last 10 days on vacation in Tucson, Arizona. It was over 60 degrees every day and awesome. I ran fewer times there than I was when I was pregnant. Oi. Am I really going to be able to run a half-marathon in less than a month? Still, I got to spend […]
In honor of my next decade, here’s a look back on what I’ve learned in the last one.
So I popped open my laptop this afternoon to this story on the Bangor Daily News’s front page to a story about the Maine Attorney General issuing a blanket warning against co-sleeping after five children died since January. I can hear the blame truck backing up, ready to hit tired parents again. First, I want to […]
The big change this month? A little more stability.
I think the biggest thing I didn’t expect before I had a baby is that … there are no right answers. Except when there might be.
Ahh! Where does time go? My daughter is already six-and-a-half months old, winter is half over (thank god) and I have about 8 weeks to go before my next big race.
After I did that 8-mile run on New Year’s Day, I signed up for that half marathon in April. And then the universe reached out and said, “girl, oh no you better don’t,” and threw up a few hurdles.
Oh, how it’s changed from a three-month-old. And a newborn. I think if I knew then how little sleep I’d be getting now … well, my head might have imploded.
Am I the only one offended by this?
Instead, I want to work on another problem. It’s a chronic thing. It’s a cultural thing. And maybe it’s a genetic thing. But I know I can change it.