The Benefits of Surviving a Big Change

“Time does not stand still and either should you.”  “If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it.” Fear has the the ability to paralyze a path to move forward and progress.  Some people need a kick in the butt, mine was a life event which to this day has fueled a constant…

Put Back Together (2015)

Five weeks ago I was hitting it hard with my workouts. High mile bike rides, consecutive long runs, and I attended a summer evening pick up soccer kick-off (no pun intended). The two-hour fun-filled night shooting goals, smelling the grass and navigating around the field was a blast. Then bam, suddenly the well-known radiating pain…

13 Things I Learned From Divorce

Love makes you blind, so blind you can’t see what is happening right before your very eyes. Finding the courage to change will set you free. I am not going to get on my lady soap box for you to “hear me roar,”  but there are  lessons to be learned from every mistake.  When I was going…

Going Off the Grid and Taking a Digital Detox

Are you shaking because you have not checked Facebook in an the hour or two? You may be in need of a digital detox. The new trend to unplug from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter etc. is catching wind, and super intriguing.  You may have recently heard about Darla Bunting, the brave woman who is taking…

Begin With the End In Mind

It is a new year, you want to take on the world, start a list of resolutions and the opportunity is endless. If you are anything like me you may find yourself starting your year with overwhelming, daunting, yet exciting thoughts about what you want to accomplish:  fitness challenges, career ventures, mastering new skill, nixing bad habits,…

How To Build a Support Trifecta

Strong and self-sufficient, I started building my big wall of independence years ago. If I made it solid enough it would prove I would never need help. I could do everything and anything on my own, and the wall would never be broken. Because, it was just me and my son, and I was for…