It’s been 21 months since our living liver donor transplant and my cousin is living his best life hitting the gym, reading books, and posting hilarious nonsense on Facebook. Meanwhile, I am approaching 5 months postpartum and figured I should post an update. What was it like having a baby after a liver donation? My… [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.
My 2018 reflections recall the big moments, how priorities have changed and what I want to remember to celebrate and learn from.
Time has flown and it’s December already! I have belated news. Last summer we moved to a log cabin home on 7 forested acres. I’m constantly discovering the versatility of goods from the woods. So I’ll share about some of that, along with a luxury wooden watch brand, Jord (pronounced Yode). To reward you for… [Read More]
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]
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]