A bittersweet beginning

A bittersweet beginning

As I sit here almost a week after my 35th birthday, I can’t help but to smile. In doing so I almost feel guilty. There is no secret that last year was a rough go for me in many aspects of my life. I was challenged mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and...
Skipping Rocks

Skipping Rocks

Spending time with my siblings is almost always a good time. Today was no exception.We had this day planned for months, a holiday weekend where my sister would visit from Minnesota, we would visit the farm together and then take a trip to a beautiful state park that...
Vermont 2018 race recap

Vermont 2018 race recap

This post has taken longer to write than others. I feel as though I have told the story 100 times already. I feel this race also sort of flew under the radar, in a storytelling sort of way. But, alas here I go.I started my trip by going the opposite way and into...
Let us get real

Let us get real

We all talk about being “real,” we encourage each other to show our true selves, show the grit, the pain, the heartache. That’s a bunch of bullshit. We say it like we are going to open up our shell. But, in reality we want to see it from others, so...
The sun is shining on a dark time

The sun is shining on a dark time

A year ago this day started like every other, it was Monday so it was an off day from running. I am sure I slept in and drank a few cups of coffee before heading into the bakery for my shift.I am on my way to lead the beginning running group for the Dreambank here in...
All the running things!

All the running things!

Wowza,What a whirlwind few months!! First news is becoming a Timex athlete. I am honored to be their first branch outside of triathalons and into running.In early march I was fortunate to attend their annual training camp and meet my teammates in Tuscon, AZ. What a...