Posted in April 2013

Loose Ends

I realize I’ve left many loose ends on the old blog of late. First, remember my New Year’s Resolutions? Yeah, me neither. If there is one thing I’ve learned this year, it is this: a woman cannot be expected to set lofty goals for self-improvement when she has a tiny baby/is not sleeping/is dealing with … Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: So What’s New?

Friends! What is up with you guys? I have feel like we haven’t connected in ages.  Totally my fault.  Things have been busy.  Luckily, my semester is wrapping up, the office reno is nearly complete (photos upon final completion), and in one week’s time I’ll have about a month off from grad school.  Glorious! So the … Continue reading


I had just begun folding some clothes in front of the television when I received the CNN news alert on my phone. “What the hell?” I said aloud, grimacing.  I immediately turned on the news. I couldn’t believe my eyes. Before I became a “runner”, I knew nothing about the Boston Marathon.  But really, it … Continue reading

Sugar Detox, Day 4

Oh hello, fourth day without sweets.  Yesterday, I think I almost started to hallucinate.  I WANT chocolate.  I WANT DESSERT.  I want a goddamn homemade whole wheat strawberry pancake with a bit of maple syrup for breakfast, you guys.  Most of all?  I want coffee creamer.  Say a prayer of thanks for your creamer this AM.  That … Continue reading

Sugar Detox

Morning, chickens! I’ve been away for what seems like an eternity.  We hosted my mother and stepfather over Easter weekend, and the nature of a quick visit is cramming a whole lotta stuff into a short time.  Unfortunately for my waistline, a “whole lotta stuff” in this case meant FOOD.  We ate at a bevy … Continue reading