I practice yoga pretty much every day. And since I moved to Portland, one of my favorite spots is Woodlawn Yoga, which is in my neighborhood and a short walk away. It gives me a great home base where I can always drop in even if I decide at the last second that I want... Continue Reading →
So yes, get health care when you need it. And you probably will. Clinics and hospitals are there for you when you are hurt or sick. But know that true health might come from outside the medical system. Take responsibility for learning and practicing health.
The sweat is real. Even when the morning temps are in the 60s, I get a little sweaty biking in to work. I tend to ride in wearing what I'm going to wear for work, though, unless it's really gross or I have a big meeting. So headbands, dry shampoo, wicking socks, and sometimes a clean... Continue Reading →
This weekend, I ran the Hood to Coast relay with 9 other women and two intrepid dudes. I only knew one of these people before we started, and she was in the other van. Does that sound nuts? If you’re familiar with HTC (or Ragnar, its cousin), you already know it is nuts. For these... Continue Reading →
I’m feeling anxious today. Sometimes anxiety is internal; I feel it bubble up from inside and it vibrates me, starting in my chest, with a physical quality. Sometimes it’s external, and I can pin it to something happening in my life. Sometimes I just don’t know. It might feel existential, or rooted in the world... Continue Reading →
Max and I just celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. I don’t know a ton of people our age who have been married this long. We were not super young when we decided to do it— I was 26 on the day-of— and we’ve been together since college. We weren’t fully established as “adults” with our... Continue Reading →