While we have all been motivated to take on more of an activist role in our daily lives, we also need some intermittent distraction to ease strain on the brain. And oh, the strain on the brain to come.
This is where I’ve been for the last five months, why I was so quiet during the election, and why I should have worked harder.
This is not nearly as political as some of you want me to be, but it’s the first time I have written anything in four months. I sat down to see if my fingers could remember what to do.
“She trusted us to have his best interest at heart and she trusted us to know the care he required. Calling the police for him was wrong, it was a mistake, and it was racist.”
It’s my most favorite season of the year (to bundle up and show up to the pool dressed as if I’m about to shovel snow).
Even if you’re doing it wrong, you’re doing it. So do it.
I didn’t even notice that a unicorn was on the medal until Marlo pointed this out to me IS HOW DEPLETED I AM.
I’d call this Part One of my Boston Marathon experience, but that part started the day I did my first long run.
Various answers to questions about the boatloads of fuel I’ve used to train for a marathon WAIT. I’m running a marathon again?! WTF.
Meet Simon Wheatcroft, my companion in the 2016 Boston Marathon, he who runs for the pursuit of the challenge. And donuts.