Category: Zumba

I got a semicolon tattoo so I’d be honest about my mental illness

Chatting at the bus stop with my five-year-old, volunteering at my three-year-old’s preschool, and hopping in my minivan for groceries, it’s always there: A little black semicolon tattooed on the edge of my right wrist. When I heard about #ProjectSemicolon, which involves displaying a… Continue Reading “I got a semicolon tattoo so I’d be honest about my mental illness”

Another stab at the flab

New month, new me? Let’s hope. Today is the first day of another fitness challenge at my beloved Zumba studio. We did one last fall and I actually won it, although I think I only lost 5-6 lbs. (Two of them have returned, but… Continue Reading “Another stab at the flab”

How to have a very merry (chill) birthday

In my experience, the most planned-out special days often end up being the ones where things go wrong and you’re left feeling disappointed. That’s totally why my birthday yesterday — the big 3-2 — was really great. No big plans. No expectations. How to… Continue Reading “How to have a very merry (chill) birthday”