…Selfish Pause

I was really hungry. I came home from work, still feeling like I was on the go, cooked myself up a comfort sandwich and reheated frittata made earlier in week.  Just before I unconsciously shoved the food in my face, I paused, said a mini blessing and acknowledged where my food came from, and how fortunate I am to have …

TGIF: #MeToo

I really struggled with whether or not to write on this topic – #metoo – the hashtag all over SM that reveals just how many of us have been sexually harassed or assaulted. Given how many women, AND gay men who joined this online movement, I feel pretty confident you are part of this group, too. There’s a part of …

Divorce

This past weekend we celebrated my brother getting married!! I’m so happy he found love again.  A few years ago, he was left by his first wife on Christmas, only a couple months after their daughter was born. As a family, we were surprised and shocked! There were no signs, everything seemed “fine”, it was completely unexpected. My sweet brother, …

What Do Love, Running, and Choices Have in Common!?!

“You’re amazing! I’m so inspired by you!” I’ve been getting this a lot lately, and while I am grateful and receive these words of affirmation, I don’t always feel so amazing. When I feel less than amazing, I fall into my pattern of “what did I do wrong.” This is exactly what happened earlier this week.  I had been conversing …