The Secret’s Out!

I have some very exciting news today! Drumroll please….

I am the newest columnist for Women’s Running magazine!

The proof is right here in the June issue, which I didn’t even know until reader Stephanie tweeted it to me. That’s how on top of things I am right now.

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Yes, it’s true. You can now enjoy even more of my musings on a monthly basis.

I was asked back in February to write a monthly column for Women’s Running, and I was incredibly honored. I’m also an extremely superstitious person, so I did not want to say anything about it until it actually came out. My column starts in July, but I was featured as June’s Blogger On the Run as a sort of introduction. Because I knew I was moving to Tulsa for awhile and wasn’t sure where I would be, I don’t get the magazine in the mail, which means I had no idea I was in the June issue. Awkward! I’ll be going out tomorrow to buy approximately 1 million copies of Women’s Running so I can give them to random people on the straight while pointing to the picture of me, so if you want one, let me know.

My new column will be about the same thing my blog is about, which is to say it will be about everything and nothing all at the same time. I’m slightly concerned that my heavy reliance on animated GIFs will screw me now that I’m in print and can’t use them. I suppose I’ll have to actually write good material now. Admittedly, it was a little ironic that I was asked to write this column at a time when I currently cannot run, so I’m hoping that I’ll be taking my first steps in a few week and can write about those, assuming I do not keel over and die. Otherwise, things in the column are going to get weird.

Oh, and I live in Oklahoma now. No big deal. Full road trip recap to come. Spoiler alert: It involves a homeless man in a Confederate flag cape, as all good stories do.

46 thoughts on “The Secret’s Out!

  1. Awesome! Congratulations! :-)

    1. trex

      Thank you! I love the title of your blog, by the way.

  2. So excited and proud of you!

    1. trex

      Aww, thank you Melissa!

  3. Nick

    Welcome to OK!

    1. trex

      Thank you, Nick! I’m excited to be here!

  4. Ashley S.

    Congrats!!! That is soooo awesome!!

    1. trex

      Thank you, Ashley!

  5. Jennifer D.

    You moved to where I live!! How awesome is that?! Congrats on the column. I might have to subscribe to that magazine! I was born and raised here in Broken Arrow so if you have any questions, just ask. Welcome to the neighborhood!

    1. trex

      Thank you so much, Jennifer! I am really excited to be here and loving it so far! This is such a (surprisingly, no offense) cool city!

  6. Beth Hayes

    Fantastic!

    1. trex

      Thank you, Beth!

  7. T-rex Mom

    We are so proud of you honey!!!!

    1. trex

      Thanks, mom :)

  8. Yeeeeeeah! Congrats!!!

    1. trex

      Thank you!! Next, I will conquer Sweden!

  9. Mary Jane strandberg

    Congrats!

    1. trex

      Thanks so much!

  10. YES! Finally–I’ve been waiting on this for months. I can’t wait to see you in shiney glossy print!

    1. trex

      Pretty sure I only told you and like 2 other people so feel special :)

  11. Art MM#351

    Make sure you carefully vett your assignments, just sayin’…
    http://womensrunning.competitor.com/2012/10/girlfriends-guide-to-running/editors-corner/editors-corner-the-bare-dare-5k_6640

    1. trex

      Ha! That’s my editor! And that is also my worst nightmare. OMG.

  12. Bobby

    Congratulations

    1. trex

      Thank you, Bobby!

  13. MM547

    I lived in Oklahoma for many many years; they’re lucky to have you!!

    1. trex

      Thank you! I’m really excited to be out here, even if just for the summer (so far)!

  14. Lynn Schroeder

    Hope you brought your bike to Tulsa. If so, you need to come to the Wednesday Night Ride and find the SFTT Diva flag. It’s an awesome, supportive group of women!

    1. trex

      Thanks so much, Lynn! I did indeed bring my bike, although I’m not technically allowed to ride it yet. As soon as I get the clear, I will definitely come out!

  15. Amy S.

    That’s awesome! Congratulations on your glossy new column! I can’t wait to read it.

    1. trex

      It didn’t even occur to me that it would be glossy…that makes it so much better!

  16. Lea

    Woah! Congrats! I want to be you when I grow up!!!!!!! :)

    1. trex

      Thank you, Lea!!

  17. OH NO! It has escaped and is now unleashed on the world! :D

    So psyched for you – you are always such a great and entertaining read, so genuine and authentic and honest … I can’t wait to read your new venture.

    And good luck in Tulsa!

    1. trex

      Now I am being forced upon hapless victims that thought they were getting a quality publication! Muahahahahaa.

  18. That is AWESOME! Congrats and I look forward to reading your column!

    1. trex

      Thank you! I’m really excited about it!

  19. Sara Kent

    Welcome to Oklahoma!! I’m so glad you’re here!

    1. trex

      Thank you! I’m excited to be here!

  20. That’s my favorite magazine so now I can be all cool like & says, “Yeah, I read her blog before she was in here” :)

    1. trex

      You are sooooo ahead of the trend :)

  21. Congratulations! I can’t wait to start reading you in print :)

    1. trex

      Thank you so much!!

  22. I feel like a mere mortal commenting on your blog. Congrats and if I send you a RW can you autograph it? No really.

    1. trex

      Um, obviously I would autograph it. Just make sure you send Women’s Running and not Runner’s World, although I’d be happy to autograph that too.

  23. Late to the party, but I AM SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!!!!!!

    1. trex

      Thank you so much!!

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