Category: health

Nerd Fitness Academy

Nerd Fitness Academy

Over the past few weeks, I have realized that the primary impediment to being able to achieve everything I want is my health. I am tired of chronic pain and frequent injury and sickness. I am fed up with being exhausted all the time. I […]

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

I have been running for 15 years. I’ve run multiple races, including four half-marathons. In August of 2016, I fell during a half-marathon and banged up my knee and shoulder pretty badly. Even though I finished that race, with blood running down my leg, it […]

Moonshadow, Silence, and Blue

Moonshadow, Silence, and Blue

This Monday, as most of you know, was the Great American Solar Eclipse. We were so lucky to be right in the path of totality, experiencing almost 2 minutes of total eclipse yumminess. Local schools declared a holiday, I took the day off, and the […]

All Evidence To The Contrary, I Am Still Here

All Evidence To The Contrary, I Am Still Here

Some of you may have been wondering if I dropped off the edge of the Earth, since the blog has been completely silent for several months. Well, I am here to say that no, I did not drop of the edge of the Earth. Nor […]

Fearless

Fearless

I have noticed an interesting phenomenon in the early days of this new year: no one I know is making New Year’s resolutions. People are so shellshocked and careworn from the giant trainwreck that was 2016 that the very idea of trying to make a […]

Life On Hold

Life On Hold

Sometimes, things happen in life that require you to press pause on everything else. And to realize what is really important and what is just noise. The day after Thanksgiving, my dear sweet kitty Fifi was diagnosed with cancer – large cell lymphoma to be […]