Thankful Thursday: What I’m Thankful for this Week

I'm keeping it short and sweet this week. My cold is keeping me from a lot this week but that's what happens when you don't get enough sleep and don't eat enough greens (obviously, pie doesn't count!). Either way, sharing three things to be grateful for is an exercise I can't miss no matter how …

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Reflecting on Sandy, One Year Later

The weekend after Thanksgiving last year, I got on a bus with about fifty other volunteers who met up at JackRabbit running store in Union Square early on a Saturday morning. We were headed for Far Rockaway to lend a helping hand wherever and however we could, after Sandy wrought havoc to the residents of …

The Numbers Game

The number went down again and my stomach sank with it. I took a deep breath, grabbed my purse, and walked out to begin my commute to work. I stared at the elevator button, deliberately trying to shut my brain off and focus on the music streaming through my headphones instead. But it wasn't loud …