Words Of Hope

Disengagement

7:12pm Saturday night, walking to my dinner reservation at 7:15, restaurant is a fifteen-minute walk: Thoughts running through my head as I power-walk...

The Couple

If you’ve been paying close attention to the blog, I haven’t had a lot of deep posts lately. I’ve been in a rut, a writer’s block, a mental ha...

Fitness Fads

Last weekend, I did a fitness class with friends. We went to Barry’s Bootcamp, touted by fitness magazines as “the 1,000-calorie workout.” Clien...

On Being Strong

“You’re so much stronger than you think,” Mandy, a Pure Barre instructor, says, in the middle of every Pure Barre class. (Pure Barre is a 55-min...

An Experiment

I hate New Year’s Resolutions. Mine are often self-absorbed and I never accomplish them. I spend all this time talking about them that they all ...

To Stephen and Johann

I don’t like “going out” when it entails “pre-gaming” by downing a bunch of drinks, going to a sweaty bar to drink more, where the guys are ...