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 →
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 →
A New Year's Resolution is a tradition, in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behavior, to accomplish a personal goal or otherwise improve their lives.
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.
My 50 Firsts before my 51st Updated Complete List! Climbed the Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico City Ate Crickets & Ant Larva, Mexico City Fought professional MMA Fighter, Josh Tyler Did my first Facebook Live Feed, in conjunction with Readyman.com Started Crossfit @Brickwall Crossfit Did my first official Crossfit WoD Competiton Drove thru Donner Pass Camped out... Continue Reading →
But there never seems to be enough time To do the things you want to do Once you find them... All too often, time slips away from us and even though the best-laid plans are made, you still have missed opportunities. I have been keeping up on my "50 Firsts before my 51st" birthday challenge... Continue Reading →
Yesterday, April 12, 2017 was my 10 year post-op anniversary of my Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass surgery. Had that surgery not occurred, I would not be here today. I was told within minutes after coming out of anesthesia that I was lucky I had my surgery when I did. In two years max, I would have... Continue Reading →
Last night, after we saw "Ghost in the Shell", I made an off handed comment about how I would pay ALL my money to have an ass like Scarlett Johansson, and I didn't think any more about it. This morning I woke up, got my coffee, stepped into the shower and started washing my hair... Continue Reading →
I realize its been awhile since my last update here. I will try to update you with everything I can but just know that basically my life is Chaotic at best right now and life can sometimes hand you a curve ball... In February, my office went through a big change. We hired a new... Continue Reading →