The Deep End

Last night I took my first ever adult swim class. I had been considering private lessons, but when my building’s gym added adult swim to its repertoire of free classes, I decided to jump in. I have been swimming for a few weeks now, but hadn’t swam regularly for years before (probably since early college); […]

Happy New Year!

Hi Everyone! (by “everyone” I mean my mother-in-law and my running buddy — UPDATED:  and El Profesor) I hope that you all had a fun night last night and rang in the new year with enthusiasm! I rang it in with a glass of wine and a relaxed fun night out with El Profesor. I […]

A Pain in the Butt

Disclaimer:  I am not a doctor or medical professional.  Nothing in this post should be considered medical advice.  If you believe you have a running related injury, or any other injury or illness, please conduct with a medical professional. …Or:  How I Developed Piriformis Syndrome Two Winters in a Row I felt the onset.  I […]

Stage Recess

Last month, I started a new job. I had a few days between finalizing my offer and beginning work, so I decided to live it up a little. I ran long in Central Park, window shopped on Madison Ave.  But one of my favorite things that I did was see an open rehearsal for the […]

I Need a Break

I need a break from the fast lane, the rat race, the restless nights, the long days. I need a break from running, from doing, from tossing, from turning. I need a break from haves and have nots and what’s just plain sad like the good news that’s only there to balance the bad. I […]