Low is the new high

When it’s easier to just embrace the messy hair, because it makes your post-lunch run hair seem…normal. When your toddler licks or gnaws the frostin...

Small

When I go out in public, I do as I have from childhood—I try to blend in. Not draw attention to myself. Be invisible. Maybe they won’t realize I’m n...

Endlich

During the months of June through August, I had a series of ultrasounds that detected the presence of an ovarian mass. It was scanned and measured to be “...

Running partner

I can feel the wispy hairs on my face and I wipe them away, again. This is the drill every few steps as I run through another web. My face is at the exact heigh...

The pants I already have

List nine things you are done writing about. It was a writing prompt from one of my favorite podcasts, Running on Om (check it out here in the iTunes store if y...

All about that base

  My goal this past year was to keep moving as much as I could. I skied and snowshoed this winter. I ran when it felt right. I’ve been dabbling with ...

Four

You always remember the day they’re born. I sat at the hospital all day, hooked up to an IV pumping drugs and saline into my body, all in an effort to coa...

Polar Roll 2016

I know there’s that saying about how you never regret a run, and I can get behind that statement. Does the same apply to bike races? I’m still trying to d...