It’s Okay To Start Again – You Are Recovering & Growing

I know I am not alone when I say I struggled with the "supposed to's". It was my birthday week, so it was supposed to be a great week. And for the most part it was. But it really all felt like it came crashing down the day after when I felt really self conscious … Continue reading It’s Okay To Start Again – You Are Recovering & Growing

Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope

Hold onto hope. A simple statement, that can be so hard to do. This week, my family and I remembered the exact pain and fear that we felt this time last year. This time last year, my mom was being diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. This time last year was one of the worst … Continue reading Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope

One Of The First Steps of Healing

Good old Facebook memories either have you cringing at your 13 year old self, or reflecting really deeply. This morning I was on the reflecting side. I was reminded of a post from 2013, after our first round at DII nationals for the 4x400. We performed terribly. We were completely doubtful of ourselves and we … Continue reading One Of The First Steps of Healing

It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media

It often feels like there is pressure to always be posting on social media, especially if your job requires you to have some type of social media presence. I was actually applying to speak at a conference, and one of the questions asked me what my social media following was, and because of that question, … Continue reading It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media

Celebrate That You Are Living A Life You Once Dreamed Of

As humans, we complain a lot. We complain that it it is too cold and that we miss summer, and then summer comes and we complain that it is too hot and we wish it were fall. We complain that we don't have enough in our lives and that our goals feel so far away. … Continue reading Celebrate That You Are Living A Life You Once Dreamed Of