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The Finish, Not the End

In October of 2017 I did the impossible. I did the crazy. The “It would be stupid of you to even try,” according to my ex-husband. I did the thing I hadn’t even dared to dream. I ran Arkansas Traveller, a 100-mile race through the Ouachita National...

Shame on Who?

Body shaming is a big topic these days. In fact, when you start to write about health and fitness it can kind of feel like a minefield. How do you write about changing a lifestyle or making good decisions, without people feeling like they are being pressured into...

Start Here

As I write this, I’m staring age 50 in the face. I’ve reached the point in my life where I realize my kids will never be interested in my advice, or if they ever are, I will probably have forgotten what it was. Sometimes it seems like I don’t have...

What I’m Not Struggling With

Here are the things I’m struggling with right now: How to raise my two boys so they can honor a woman’s agency and intelligence, in spite of the fact that they didn’t see this modeled for the first 10 and 8 (respectively) years of their lives. How to...

Look at Each Other

There was a time when I thought I knew exactly how my life would turn out. I was married, I had the two kids, we had a decent home. We were saving for retirement and for the boys’ college, not spending too much, but not in want either. It seemed like a...

You’re Allowed to Care

When I was a kid, I cared about everything. I was called “crybaby” by my peers and told to grow up. When was a journalist I cared about the people I met. I was told to be “impartial.” (What the hell anyway? Seeing someone oppressed or hurting...