For many folks who have Netflix, the world of Kon Mari has been cracked wide open. For the planner world, she's someone we have followed since she came out with her book a few years ago "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of decluttering and organizing. In my 2019 Goals, (which I... Continue Reading →
My first Triathlon is less than 9 hours away…
As someone who packed up 2 bags full of armor & weapons and flew overseas for the very first time all by herself and survived, I find it interesting that I am sitting at my desk, writing in my Field Notes journal about how I am feeling kind of terrified right now. My gear is... Continue Reading →
The Varied Nuances of My Inner She-Hulk
Recently I re-discovered a couple of my old running/fighting playlists and decided to use them during my runs when I am stuck indoors due to smoke in the air here in Utah because of fires locally and from California. On Sundays I usually swim, ride and run on the same day, doing a pseudo triathlon,... Continue Reading →
Don’t Count the Days…Make the Days Count!
As most of you who follow my blog know, I am an avid data tracker. So NOT counting days is a very foreign concept to me overall. However, when I heard this quote from Mohammad Ali yesterday, it stuck with me. So much so, I had to look it up once I got home a... Continue Reading →
#OneBookJuly How I am participating…
What is #onebookjuly and how I am setting up my planners to participate.
Finding your stride…
Yesterday, after work during my 5k run in the park, I got passed by a gentleman who was literally walking faster than I was running. He was about a foot taller than me and he had an extremely LONG stride, but even after realizing that, there was still something else about him that stuck out... Continue Reading →
Athena Athlete and BariAthlete: Why I am proud to be both!
Some of the most common questions I get when I post about being an Athena or a Bariathlete are What do those terms mean? What are they? An Athena athlete is a female athlete weighing greater than 165 pounds. This is an optional category for triathletes & runners, you can also choose to run in... Continue Reading →
Changing your narrative can change your life, even if you don’t want it to…
Recently, I started a vlog series on my YouTube channel that is geared more towards my athlete side, instead of my planner side. I just do short little vlog updates, talking about what it takes to be a bariathlete, which is a term used for someone who has gone through bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)... Continue Reading →
11 Years Post-Op & still going strong!
Today, April 12, 2018 is the 11th Anniversary of my Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery. The photo above is the only comparison photo I am going to do this year, I will save the multi-view photo for my 13th year anniversary, that's my lucky (and favorite) number. I wasn't sure how I was going to celebrate... Continue Reading →
Looking forward to 2018…
2018 is looking much brighter than I ever thought it could, especially given the fact I started the last half of 2017 with the idea I was giving up the one thing I loved to do most in my life. But now, knowing I have new goals, new opportunities and I have the ability to CREATE whatever I choose, is pretty amazing.