I’m not a great video editor but I certainly have fun doing it. I think I enjoy the creative part of the process the most; having an idea in my head and then making it happen. A few months ago I got an idea for a video that showcases the fun in fitness with one… [Read More]
Meanwhile, back at the ranch....
I could say these posts are for sharing pieces of my personal story, thinking-out-loud posts, and things I'm really excited about. Honestly, it's mostly about Moxie.
Time for some insane Year End Reflections for 2017! The last few days on the calendar are a great time to review: How I spent my year How my priorities have changed What slipped through the cracks that is STILL important to me And what I DID accomplish that I’m proud of. 2017 Reflections I usually… [Read More]
There are many aches and pains involved with being a new mom. I started having chronic lower back pain about 9 months after my son was born. I want to share more about this because (1) it happens to the “fittest” of us and (2), while it may be typical it is not normal. In other words, you… [Read More]
I scheduled this post to go live while our liver transplant is happening. So as you read this, please pray for my cousin and I in surgery! I’ll talk about the past few weeks and what I expect to happen in the next day or so. Preparing for Transplant Again Having done this once before, I realize I… [Read More]
Last Monday I helped Destination Races put on a local Happy Hour Run at Elizabeth Chambers Cellars in downtown McMinnville. They provided prizes and wine and I picked a route and got some local runners to show up and do our runner thing. The event reminded me of a few great reasons to love runners…. [Read More]
Subscribe to follow my living liver donor story. Living Liver Donor Story Folks, this is hard to write. Not because I don’t want to share, but because I don’t know how to share and what to share. I typically write in a casual, light-hearted, sometimes sarcastic tone, but to do that with this topic seems risky…. [Read More]
In the past few months I’ve sat down several times to write something for this space. You have no idea how many “brilliant” ideas I’ve come up with. A challenging take on the whole “love your body” movement, the reality of fitness fatigue, or how to spot fake fitness. I’ve also wanted to reveal bits of… [Read More]
In contrast to New Year’s Resolutions, I put more emphasis on doing Year End Reflections. Click here to read more about how I like to go about it. Read on for my 2016 reflections. 10 HIGHLIGHTS Having our first child. I started the year pregnant, but come April our little J-dub arrived and a whole new… [Read More]