Extensions of Me…

Along my path I have been asked about various things that I do when I fight, when I make my weapons and what prepares me to do what I do.  Last night I finished up my new axe and was painfully reminded of why I don't skip steps. Years ago at Melee Madness, an awesome... Continue Reading →

Dragon Con 2016

I got back from Dragon Con 2016 last night.  I fell asleep surrounded by my furbabies and my loving husband.  When I woke up this morning I was rejuvenated in ways I can't describe.  I am an extrovert that thrives on energy others give off and Dragon Con is one of the best places to... Continue Reading →

You can’t please everyone…

I had a long talk with my husband Greg yesterday, I simply asked him if I was enough.  His answers were pretty amazing, just like he is.  But one thing he said really stuck with me, "Baby, you are the Queen of Trying.  You try to please everybody, all the time." I realize he is... Continue Reading →

No Fear…and strange men

I often find myself perusing the Facebook feature that allows you to look back through the years at your timeline for that day in history.  Today I was struck by several things. The first was 8 years ago I had just gotten my dragonfly tattoo that was designed for me by Derek, a wonderful tattoo... Continue Reading →

Always be true to yourself…

Dr. Seuss has said many things that have meant a lot to me over the years.  He was a wise man who had a wild imagination and a wonderful gift.  In today's world, I think we could all use a little less judgement and a lot more Seuss! I have noticed, far too much recently,... Continue Reading →

Dealing with NORMAL…

"Assuming I was like most women was your first mistake..." It's been exactly a month since I returned home from Battle of the Nations in Prague and my trip to Denmark.  As always, it has been difficult adapting back to a 'normal' life...one that does not revolve around fighting, adrenaline and extremely high cortisol levels.... Continue Reading →

2016 BoTN Campaign-Prague 2

As I sit here, on my long flight home from Europe, eating the last of my snacks purchased in the open medieval market, a blog strikes me for many reasons.  Mostly, mental exhaustion. I have been on campaign for two weeks of fighting, of adrenaline highs and lows, of extreme physical activity and of never... Continue Reading →

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