Oh this past summer was going to be the one! Yep - I had the grandest of plans. Yoga three times a week. Get back to running and finally complete the half marathon training that I ditched in the spring. Meditate- Every. Single. Morning. I could already hear what my friends would say come September … Continue reading A Pain in the Ass
The night 250 people gathered in Burlington to watch EMBRACE- a film about the epidemic of body loathing in our culture - and what we can do to change it.
Last summer we took our kids to a waterpark. It was a stinkin' hot day and we had a blast zipping down slides and cooling off in the wave pool. At one point, my husband and the older kids decided to try a toilet-bowl style ride geared for an older crowd, so my littlest and I … Continue reading Embrace
The first time it happened I was in Vegas of all places. My husband had a work trip in sin city and I tagged along to enjoy a little getaway from the usual chaos of life with small children. My girlfriend and her husband were there too and we were schmoozing and dining out and partying like a bunch of … Continue reading Anxiety
My cockapoo Scooby Doo is kind of an asshole. He's barky and anxious and prone to dragging his butt across the carpet (and licking his weiner obsessively but why pile on to the poor guy?) Trust me, I'm well aware of his shortcomings. In fact, we've had him to multiple dog trainers over the 9 years … Continue reading The Sting of Shame