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 →
Growing up, I learned that shopping at thrift stores and garage sales was the best way to make my money go the farthest. It was always a game every Saturday morning to go garage sale hunting with my Mom. Friday night she would make a map on a blank sheet of paper and we would... Continue Reading →
Today, April 12, 2018 is the 12th 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 →
I decided it was time to share my love of all things Delfonics! A few weeks ago I was able to pick up some of the Delfonics small utility pouches for a really great deal. I have been fascinated with them since my adorable husband gave me the Orange Medium pouch late last year as... 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 →