Saturday Upsides: The Illusion of Control

Damn, this is hard, I thought. I laid on the bench, struggling to remember all of her instructions as I pushed the bar up as straight as possible. Of course this is hard. Bench pressing isn't meant to be easy. Shut up and focus! I have to shout to myself internally otherwise I'd lay here all day …

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My Pretty Apron: Bringing Comfort to Those in Need

This week's special edition of My Pretty Apron shines a light on the incredible men and women who are working hard to provide relief to those devastated by Hurricane Sandy last week. I recently posted my own experiences as a New Yorker coping with the challenges of getting through a week without power, heat, or …