Browsing the category: Daily

Where the hell I’ve been

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.

And you thought mommy blogging was dead

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.

What institutionalized racism looks like inside our system of education

“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.”

The sun’s so bright, I gotta wear shades

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).

Something, anything

Even if you’re doing it wrong, you’re doing it. So do it.

I ran the 2016 Boston Marathon and all I got was a unicorn

I didn’t even notice that a unicorn was on the medal until Marlo pointed this out to me IS HOW DEPLETED I AM.

Some feelings about a movie that will get me writing again, perhaps

I’d call this Part One of my Boston Marathon experience, but that part started the day I did my first long run.

You wouldn’t like me when I’m hungry

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.

Team Wheatcroft

Meet Simon Wheatcroft, my companion in the 2016 Boston Marathon, he who runs for the pursuit of the challenge. And donuts.

T-Minus 20 days

They refer to next few weeks as “tapering,” but I call it “holy shit it’s time to freak the fuck out.”