Yeah! 5k! Holy shit, it’s less than a month away and I AM SO NOT READY. I’ve been complaining for months now (seriously, since before we left Freetown) that the tires in the Bob are flat. The damn thing still pushes pretty easily, but not so easily that I want to run with it. Sure,… Read More 5k training
The best way to get one-on-one time with the coaches at my gym box is to finish last. I like to think it’s because the coaches are admiring my determination and fortitude, but I’m pretty sure it’s only because they’re worried Imma hurt myself. My box appears to have some rhyme and reason to its… Read More Diary of a Fat Crossfitter – Time cap? What time cap?
One of the best things about living in Crystal City is the amazing farmer’s market. Sure, it’s for rich yuppies who have more many than sense, but I live in NoVa, so that’s basically everything here. Every Tuesday, from 3:30 to 7:30, about two dozen vendors line a shady sidewalk to hawk their wares. There… Read More Crystal City Farmer’s Market
Naval-gazing indeed. When Roaen tagged me to participating in a Writing Process blog hop, I couldn’t help but laugh. The only thing I love more than talking about myself is getting to do it on my blog. We bloggers are a narcissic bunch sometimes, but I have really enjoyed clicking backward through the hop and… Read More My Writing Process, Such That it Is
Each Sunday, for six weeks, I’ll post three prompts (an introspective prompt, an activity prompt, and a photo prompt) to get us thinking about what we love about Post and this crazy FS life. Use any or none of them, then comment on that week’s post or in the FB group to let us know… Read More FS Blog Rejuvenation, Week #3 – Making it home
As promised, here’s the round-up of all of the wonderful Foreign Service Bloggers participating in our Spring Rejuvenation. It’s been a real privilege to see how everyone’s managing to stay busy and happy around the world (or in DC). Be sure to check out each post! Nomads by Nature wrote about taking walks with her… Read More FS Blog Rejuvenation Round-Up, Week #1