May, 2009

I am so over the moon and excited to announce that my blog was mentioned in this month’s SELF Magazine as one of the Editor’s and bloggers picks for favorite Web Diaries. was their Fitness Tip Bloggers pick along with NieNie Dialogues (which has a huge following).   Thank you, SELF! This is a pretty big honor and one that definitely warranted me getting choked up at the newsstand over at 8am this morning… Needless to say, my fancy sunglasses are now all smudged from tears, but I’ve got my back up pair on stand by just in case…. Hope Baby-Ko doesn’t mind being shadeless:-)
If there is one thing in the world I can’t be trusted with, it is A PAIR OF SUNGLASSES. Plastic, wired, black or tortoise shell, doesn’t matter: I will break them, lose them and/or generally f*ck them up. I’ve learned my lesson the hard way…. buying trendy, expensive, and the requisite make-my-face-look-skinny-frames, only to sit on them (accidentally), drop kick them (accidentally), or lose them (accidentally, of course).   The worst example of nice glasses gone bad was a couple years ago… Before a vacation, I went out and bought a fab pair, got to said (super sunny and gorge) destination, only to discover that I had forgotten them along with ...Read More
HELLLOOOOO. It has been a LONG time since I’ve posted. There’s been a lot brewing in the world of J-Ko– and it’s been a little tough to find the time and “juices” to write– NOT that there HASN’T been much to write about…. From my Baby-Ko’s obsession with “Fuck!” (aka. “Hopkins” the FROG on “Signing Times”), to his brilliant three word sentence “I feeling it” (which he declared on Mother’s Day as he fondled the clothes on every rack at Nordstrom), to the fact that I “blow my wad,” so to speak, within the first five minutes of a walk with Baby-Ko because he devours every snack I’ve brought ...Read More