I don’t want to talk about masks anymore

I don’t want to talk about masks anymore

When the pandemic started, I got back into Twitter. And every damn morning when I look at Twitter, I see the following tweets even though we are months into a global, once-in-a-lifetime pandemic: "Doctor So-and-so explains the importance of wearing masks!" "OH Dept. of Health shows the proper way to wear a mask!" "WHO states [...]

5 Tips For Safe Run Streaking

5 Tips For Safe Run Streaking

Welcome to Coronarunning: Everyone is on a run streak because we may or may not be able to stomach another virtual race! Okay -- maybe not everyone is on a run streak. But a lot of people are, and that’s a little concerning as an RRCA run coach. We had a discussion in our certified [...]

A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

A letter to my daughter: When you see me crying, it’s not you

My sweet girl, We’ve discussed “the sickness.” We’ve played games of counting how many steps equates to standing six feet from the wall. We’ve had fun choosing fabric for your special masks that help you avoid passing “the sickness” to someone else. I’ve lovingly looked you in the eyes and told you that “the sickness” [...]

Ten things your kids won’t say to you when we look back on this time in history

Ten things your kids won’t say to you when we look back on this time in history

1. You fed me too many pre-packaged meals. 2. You let me watch too much TV and screens. 3. I wish you would have put more effort into making me do more common core math assignments. 4. Fresh fruit would have been better than packed fruit, obviously. 5. I wish you would have cooked more [...]