Tag archives: work
Today is my first day of self-employment. It is both
exhilarating and terrifying. I feel lost and liberated.
I never thought this day would come. I
assumed I would always love office life. Working in teams, strategic planning,
coworker happy hours. Sign me up for overtime! Work was a happy place of refuge
and I excelled at being a model employee.
Over the years, like when I got laid off or when I thought
my boss would push me toward Xanax, my husband would ask me why I didn’t freelance. After all I’m a writer and editor by ...
I started running in my mid-30s. I
hated it, but my body was changing and I wanted a physical challenge. When I
finished my first 5K event, on New Year’s Eve, I actually cried; I was hooked.
I became a 5K specialist: just over three miles in just over 30 minutes (yes, I
Unlike most sane people who run
outside, I fell in love with the treadmill. Turn it on, turn up my headphones
and I was lost in my own thoughts. I ran solidly for about two years, until I
was five months pregnant and my ...