“Just Sit.”  Why Moms Can’t Meditate

“Just Sit.” Why Moms Can’t Meditate

The doctor grounded me. “Relax.  Meditate,” he said.  “Or go walking.” I miss running.  I’ve been trying to meditate instead, but it’s not the same. I’m not good at sitting still.  Maybe it’s ADHD or my bad-athlete...

Sit and Eat Chicharones (Or Find Your Passion)

“What is it that gets you out of bed in the morning and exercising?”  “How do you write every day?”  “Why do you teach even though the climate is so bad for teachers?” These are three questions that crossed my feed this week. On the...

Girls Should Not Be in the Weight Room

I wanted to be a bodybuilder.  I know, check out the “about me” photo, and you’ll see a pretty scrawny individual who is not even good at cross-country, the one sport where people are morally required to cheer for all participants even if they’re terrible.  But for...