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My Life Etched on a Marley Floor

This, is my life, etched here on the black Marley by the blocks in my pointe shoes and scuffed with marks from my bare feet as I danced, and sweated, and bleed, and cried. This, […]

Identity in Fitness

I was not know for my athletic ability as a child. You know the stories of the baseball players that were put out in left field because they were really bad at playing? Yeah, I […]

Exercise Plan (It’s Early)

I like to work out. Feel the ache of my muscles after doing a workout. Feeling like I accomplished something while I clear the headspace that is usually cluttered with noise and lists. Somehow, I […]

Choosing a Why

“Any How is possible as long as there is a Why” ~ Viktor Frankel This book shakes me up in a good way. There are things I have done in my life that I look […]

Rocking Parent/Teacher Conferences

We have reached mid-term for third quarter already! How did that happen so quickly? With mid-term comes two nights commonly referred to as Parent/teacher meetings. Back in my day . . . As a kid, […]

Quick Switch

If you have been following closely, you know that February is supposed to be a physical goal. I was excited to start up a new exercise routine, but then three major things happened. All three […]

Breaking Open the Lies

There are so many great words of wisdom in this book that I don’t have a single quote that captures the whole book. Re-reading this filled me with inspiration, again! I think I need to […]

In the Beginning . . .

I was stuck. I cried on the way to work and on the way home every day. Failure as a mom, a teacher, a wife, a person followed me. Winter break couldn’t come soon enough. […]

Blind Spot Check 2019

This year (and decade) is officially over, and I’m doing a lot of reflecting. Not just this year, or the past decade, but on all of my life. Normally I write up a questionnaire and […]

Facing Fears

When I was little, I KNEW there was a witch that lived under my bed — I dreamed of her often, and still remember the vivid dreams well into my adulthood. When I woke up […]