Where’s my meternity leave?

“You might want to look into if you can go back to work early,” my husband told me one day when I was six months pregnant. “You know, just in case.” “I’m not going to want to go back to work early,” I said, pretty indignantly. “Just look into it.” So I did. I asked… Continue Reading

Don’t stop believin’

Another week of running done. This week’s total was 20.8 kilometres (for some reason my application says I should have run 20.9 km, even though the math doesn’t add up to that.) I spent just shy of three hours this week running. Like I said in last week’s post, this week marked two records I’d… Continue Reading

I run for life

Long before I had a baby, I made myself some maternity leave goals. (OK, it was probably just about three months before I had the baby, but nowadays three months feels like a lifetime.) The goals were simple: Get up everyday at 5:30 a.m. to write or to run Write more Run more and run… Continue Reading

Why I don’t blame Facebook for my bad memories

I’ve been thinking about bad things lately. More specifically, I’ve been thinking about how what we share online affects us when bad things happen. Instead of a bad memory, experience or time existing just in our minds, now we’re reminded of it in old blog posts, Twitter updates served up to us by Timehop and… Continue Reading

To share or not to share

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how becoming a parent has changed me. It’s only been nine-and-a-half weeks, but I already see changes in myself that weren’t there 10 weeks ago. Some of those changes are in real life, but there have also been some online changes as well. It’s a weird thing being… Continue Reading