Training for the Columbus Marathon on the beaches of Emerald Isle was quite enjoyable this year. Maybe it felt so good because I’ve gotten used to beach vacation running. Or maybe it’s because I went in with a good attitude. Or maybe it’s a fluke.… Read More
I’ve been all about self-care as of late. Sometimes it’s hard to fit it in or find the balance between caring for myself and caring for my family, work, the dog, the chickens, friends, the yard, and so on. But I’ve found when I make the time to take care of myself, I do a better job at taking care of others.… Read More
The boys haven’t spent much time together since Saturday due to the illness—now officially identified as strep—making its way through our home. I’ve separated the two mostly, minus running errands and sitting near one another for popsicles on the porch.
It’s not their favorite thing.… Read More
I’ve spent half a month home with the boys. We’ve done a lot of things. It’s felt really great in a lot of ways.
It’s also felt challenging on a number of levels.
Truth: I’ve never simply stayed home with my sons.… Read More
I thought to myself last week, “Oh, I should probably do the math and figure out when I need to start training for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon.” It turns out that I needed to start training this week, as in today, in order to run an 18-week training plan.… Read More