A bit of kindness makes all the difference

In general, it is impossible to truthfully say “everyone likes…” or “everyone dislikes…” because you’ve always got that one weirdo who for some unfathomable reason doesn’t like chocolate (my apologies if that is you…but seriously?). However, I really, really want to say and believe I am correct when I do, that “everybody dislikes going to…

Running together: We finally did it

The more the merrier. True of potlucks (because you get more food), true of brothers (not once have I been asked to mow the lawn), true of apples (because then you know it’s fall) and definitely true of runners (even if it means you get stepped on half a dozen times in the first mile…

Life with ED: An introduction

One month ago, was the first time I publicly wrote about my experience with an eating disorder. (It’s on Lane 9 if you want to check it out.) I was incredibly nervous about it. What are people who have known me for years, but didn’t know this, going to think? Will people treat me differently?…

Down to kale and a sweet potato

Everyone knows that feeling when you open up the refrigerator and see more empty shelf than food. It’s typically followed by an exclamation of outrage or despair (or anger if someone else was in charge of the shopping). Something like, “Nooooooooooooo.” Or maybe you’re more creative. Fun reaction or not, however, the fact is people…