On (not) being prepared: the first 100 days

Disclaimer: If you have access and finances to hire a full time nanny and/or au pair live-in nanny, this post may not apply. In fact, it will not. Some of these recommendations are controversial – and so take them with a grain of salt. I’m just a new parent who types really really fast and likes […]

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The Other Mother’s Birth Story

When we first started thinking about getting pregnant, I always thought I would be the one who would be carrying the baby. After all, I have big birthing hips according to some, and I present as more feminine. However, after I got a full time job, we soon realized it would be more practical for […]

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Time lies

So recently I’ve been thinking a lot about how we quantify the events of our lives, categorizing them and placing them into chunks of length, but not necessarily understanding or caring about the amount of energy or passion or meaning we put on the same activities. I’ve been reading articles and blog posts about the […]

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Our bodies are no exception

I have lost 50 pounds, but it has taken me four years. Yup, long time. Really, the last 25 pounds lost have been in the last six months because I have been working out every day and upping the intensity to the next level(s), but my healthy lifestyle began long before that. Today while I […]

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13 reasons I love 2013 already

So instead of going through each month of last year and summarizing them, which I find quite boring, especially during months that you really didn’t have as much going on, I’ve decided to recap 2012 with a list of what I already love about 2013. 1. I love new beginnings. I love that I feel […]

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Reason Number 76%

So as much as I say that I’m not into numbers and tell my students not to rely solely on statistics, I feel the need to quantify this point, this juncture in my life in terms of numbers. I am at 76%. At a research meeting last Friday where we went over the first chapter […]

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Reason Number 11

So below is a list I created on June 19, 2009 in my old blog. Starting my new blog where I combine physical activity/healthy living with my academics, I want to add Reason number 11 three years after I started this list. Reason number 11 for eating healthfully and exercising is for my Dad. My […]

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So here it is

Hmmm I don’t know about this.

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Attempt

Where is this going to show up? I wish the pages could go at the bottom.

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