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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.