For Your Tired Tootsies, From Om Gal with Love

For Your Tired Tootsies, From Om Gal with Love

Whether you went for a monster run this weekend (perhaps you ran the Hyannis Half Marathon or went on a big training run for Boston),... (read more)
Life is _________ (Fill in Your Blank).

Life is _________ (Fill in Your Blank).

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is... (read more)
3 Commandments to End Fat Shaming

3 Commandments to End Fat Shaming

Fat shaming is nothing new, but it was a trending topic this week, due to eternal trendsetter Lady Gaga and an unsuspecting journalist in the... (read more)
Do You Believe the Story Others Create for You–Or Your Own?

Do You Believe the Story Others Create for You–Or Your Own?

People are free to create any narrative they want about you. Maybe you can gain insight from this, but you don’t have to accept it.... (read more)
Spoiler Alert: There Are No Spoiler Alerts for Your Life

Spoiler Alert: There Are No Spoiler Alerts for Your Life

Hi, everyone.  How are you?  Are you enjoying the Olympics?  Or, rather, are you enjoying the social media that spoils the Olympics before you watch... (read more)
Choose Your “Thinspirations” Carefully

Choose Your “Thinspirations” Carefully

Of all the ways to motivate me to do anything, calling me fat isn’t one of them.  Showing me photos of underweight underwear models is... (read more)
My Raw Food Faux Pas

My Raw Food Faux Pas

Sometimes the universe delivers a mischievous, little, foot-in-mouth moment to clearly illustrate how fallible we are.  Perhaps it’s meant to humble, help, or humor, but... (read more)
Impermanence, Letting Go, and the Dalai Lama’s Birthday (at the Beach)

Impermanence, Letting Go, and the Dalai Lama’s Birthday (at the Beach)

On Saturday, I watched a sand palace, nay castle, washed away by an errant wave.  The architect kids handled it well.  Better than I would. ... (read more)
12 Tips to Avoid Bikini Panic & Feel Like a Bathing Beauty

12 Tips to Avoid Bikini Panic & Feel Like a Bathing Beauty

Ahhh, Memorial Day Weekend.  With it, comes an unabashed nod to wear white shoes (admit it, fashionistas, even the edgiest among you still debate), unofficial... (read more)
9 Lessons From My Mother

9 Lessons From My Mother

Typically, my brother and I abide by a strict blogging and social media embargo when it comes to our mom, but occasionally, she makes an... (read more)
Having Style All Your Om

Having Style All Your Om

Photo credit: Fab Sugar Today is a big day in fashion circles.  Following last night’s Met Costume Institute Gala, fashion editors, bloggers, and others who... (read more)
Meditation Tips, Mantras, & Nerve-racking Moments

Meditation Tips, Mantras, & Nerve-racking Moments

I’ve had some nerve-racking moments lately (perhaps I am supposed to say “character-building?”), so I thought I’d share my experiences.  Here are the recent highlights….... (read more)
OG on Fox News Discussing Post-Marathon Runner Repair

OG on Fox News Discussing Post-Marathon Runner Repair

I want to write a witty lead in for my appearance on Fox News this morning about runner recovery following the Boston Marathon. I could... (read more)
What’s Your Boston Marathon?

Goal-Setting Inspired by the Boston Marathon

The stage is set for another iconic Marathon Monday in Boston–and a hot one.  The Boston Athletic Association, which manages the race, is strongly advising... (read more)
What’s Your Ideal Run?

What’s Your Ideal Run?

It happened again on Easter morning.  I set out for a typical run and ended with an ideal one: the light-footed, lighthearted, I’m-barely-winded variety that... (read more)
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