to be…honest

it’s been a while since i’ve posted. a really long while. but there’s something i’ve been sitting with the past few days. truth. honesty. there’s something beautifully simple about it. it’s probably one of the first lessons my parents taught me…not to lie. to always be honest. But actually practicing “truth” in a consistent way … Continue reading

ScarFace Undone

wow! you guys need to read this woman’s story. it’s no secret i hate cancer. well, hello, that’s a dumb statement on my part…no one likes cancer, of course, but i REALLY hate it. skin cancer. ugh. as a runner, outdoor enthusiast, and sun lover myself…it’s more important than ever for me to protect my skin…ESPECIALLY as … Continue reading

appity app app

so in typical charm city gal on the run fashion, i have avoided running outside in the cold for the past few months and kept my runs to short spurts on a treadmill in my cute little gym overlooking the harbor. also in typical me fashion, i decided to come out of my temporary winter break-up with running by … Continue reading


i do a lot of laundry. for a single gal who lives by herself, the amount of laundry i do is excessive. i mean, every day. at least a load. sometimes it makes me wish i was a nudist. i mean, i can greatly appreciate the value of NOT having to do laundry….every. single. day. … Continue reading

gal in a bubble

gal in a bubble

did you ever have one of those days where everything just felt off? where you just want to go home and crawl back under the covers and shut the world out? where almost nothing you do can get you out of your head and back in the present moment? it’s interesting to me because my … Continue reading

to be…brilliant

“Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion. The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody. Not a few men who cherish lofty and noble … Continue reading

to be…courageous

to be…courageous

i have this thing coming up this weekend. a yoga competition. i’ll get up on stage in front of a room full of people and do a three minute demonstration of yoga postures. in a leotard. by myself. few things are more unflattering on the average person than a leotard. let alone standing on stage with … Continue reading

gone with the wind

gone with the wind

so the other night i got home from work and decided to walk to the gym. this is not anything new. i typically walk there because it’s like 6 blocks from my house. what was different about this night was that the weather was ridiculously cold and the wind was out of control blustery to … Continue reading

to be….

bah. i’ve been horrible about writing lately. i’m a terrible ‘blogger’. if you can even call me that. but hey. i’m not going to beat myself up about it. i love to write and should do it more. that was going to be a new years resolution this year. “be more creative. write more often.” truth is … Continue reading