Gum doesn’t work.

With Ironman Chattanooga almost two weeks in my rear view, I hasten to document the experience of taking my body over 144.6 miles by water, by wheels, by feet. I am starting with thank you: God.  For blessing me with a healthy, mobile body and a heart for endurance. For the beautiful planet we inhabitContinue reading “Gum doesn’t work.”

Earthquake in Lynchburg, Va

That time you woke up heart bursting because you get to see the Game of Life played by your first-born who left you just 6 months ago to chase his dreams, have new experiences and get a college degree. And you walk extra slow across the parking lot to make the getting of shampoo andContinue reading “Earthquake in Lynchburg, Va”

I came in last. Truth.

I have never been fast and I am okay with that. My best marathon time is 4:20. In 2014 I added in swimming and biking and became an age-grouper triathlete with realistic expectations. I can hang on the slow side of the middle of the pack on a good day. I do it for this:Continue reading “I came in last. Truth.”

3 Reasons to Quit Something You Love

Soon, I am going to quit teaching Yoga. Given the name if my blog, it may seem a bit insane and it does feel super weird. After all, teaching Yoga: Makes me happy. Is legal. A part of the very core of me. Albert Einstein is much smarter than me and he said insanity is: doing the same thingContinue reading “3 Reasons to Quit Something You Love”

I said yes.

Now I  need a passport. I am going here. To do this. A friend told me recently that she was trying to say Yes more often. Date Night (need more). Adventure (want more). That third glass of wine (so easy). The Yes Mantra was echoing when I got this a couple of weeks ago. The greatest year of myContinue reading “I said yes.”