Following Food

I have felt hopeless. Worse, I have felt helpless. And, I have felt hope. I am follower. A follower of food. I follow food because it is the one tangible thing I can control and get meaningful results. I need some sort of control because, let’s face it, I was (am) a perfectionist. A Type … [Read more…]

Running In High Heels, an Essay

It was a glorious hot and sunny day in Lido, an island in the Venetian Lagoon.  I had not a care in the world, just floating in the Adriatic Sea.  The lapping of the crystal waters.  The sunshine beaming.  Nothing could be better in that moment.  That afternoon we were headed to Murano and Burano via the … [Read more…]

The Big MyStery

March is MS Awareness month. I have MS. You likely know of multiple sclerosis and you likely know of at least one other person living with MS. It is a mystery illness that has been poetically named a snowflake disease because it manifests itself so uniquely in everyone diagnosed with it. A thumbprint. Sure, there are common … [Read more…]

Dear Legs, We Need to Talk

Dear Legs, You’re failing me. I have tried to reconcile with you on many occasions, telling myself everything was OK. Searching for the sunshine in a storm. Making excuses every time I have to dial back on life a little because I cannot do what I want to do. This just isn’t working out and … [Read more…]

The Greatest Life

I published the following article earlier this summer, after the passing of Mohammed Ali. I was inspired by the many different interviews and news clips of his life from his rise to his supposed fall, although there was never really a fall. He went from the greatest in his sport to the greatest in grace … [Read more…]