1/1/2021: Everything I did on the First Day of the year + 3 goals

Is it just me or did yesterday feel like just another Friday except more stores were closed and maybe you didn’t have to work? The only tangible cue for me that signaled our passage into a new year was finishing one planner and cracking open a new one. That’s one of my favorite things about …

One Month at my parents’ house + A Very Merry Christmas

5:44 a.m. After this cup (several cups) of coffee and after my morning run around the neighborhood (I’m running again!) and after my dad takes my car to the Honda dealer to get checked out because he’s neurotic, I’m making the long and painful drive back to Colorado. And I’m feeling emotional about it. But …

Home for the holidays: Road-tripping Colorado to Florida

Seven states. Three days. Twenty-nine hours. Fifty podcast episodes. One thousand eight hundred fifty-two miles. How much do I loathe driving halfway across the United States? Let us count the ways. While I love Colorado, I am very much looking forward to not seeing snow for a month. State after state and mile after cruise …

Injured.

The thing about running injuries is that they feel like they’re never going to end. Like you’ll never see the other side of the thing; that every day you wake up and the pain is there, it feels permanent. That the physical and emotional suffering is forever. When I’m injured, sometimes I completely forget what …