I said I’d never do this again, that this was by far worse than an unmedicated childbirth, but some things are far more important than a few hours of concentrated pain.
This one goes out to Miss Zoot, a source of personal inspiration. Thank you.
These are the faces of women who have set out to improve maternal mortality rates in this country.
“I know that I belong to a small, eclectic community of men and women where status is calibrated precisely as a function of one’s ability to endure.”
“Running under the watchful eye of Kilimanjaro” and bonking at mile 9.
I know I said I would never run again, but have I mentioned that I’m fascinated by pain?
Do not shake your head at me, I am doing it right this time.
This year I resolve to have Chuck model much more of my daily wardrobe. He’s going to love all my sports bras.
Never has sixty degrees Fahrenheit felt so glorious.
Back during the chaos of Christmas I got an appointment with yet another sports doctor. At this point my insurance company probably thinks I’ve got some kinky thing for sports doctors when the reality is I just like to hang and check out the patients. The muscular, athletic patients who probably never replace the toilet [...]