Queering the Triathlete (and Other Discomforts)

A Melancholy Zebra determined to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.


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The Top Six. Thanks, BPD…

I’ve had this blog for a little under two years, and I’m going to brush off my own shoulderpad and take a look and what has been racking up the hits.

Honestly, I could use a boost: I thought of at least four face-raging topics before deciding that I didn’t need to go off on certain behaviors of my esteemed colleagues in this endeavor (i.e. Life) or, even better, go off on myself. Unless someone wants me to go batsh*t keyboard-smash on some universal atrocity– just say the word! (Hint: the word is “Go.”)

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10 Tips for Driving in the Rain (and Other Life Adventures)

I’m making a bit of a title revision:

10 Tips for Driving in the Rain from a Disgruntled East Coaster Who Just Wants to Get to the Grocery Store Without Injury. 

Anyway. When I composed this in my head chugging along the freeway while those around me seemed to have no clue what rain even *was*, the post got pretty scathing.

I will try to tone it down for the sake of the Zen-ness I’m trying to pass along with these tips. No one goes to a bitch to learn how to be calm.

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8 Things to Know About Mindfulness Practice

Here I present to you my list of things one might expect when beginning mindfulness practice– the obvious, the unexpected, and the downright frightening. As I’m still relatively new at this, please add in your own in the comments! (I’m talking to you, J.)
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