Fall Down 7 Times, Stand Up 8

I'm going to tell you a story today... Once upon a time there was a determined little girl with a dream. Her dream was to compete in the Olympics in Triathlon. Kind of crazy right?? Well that's what a lot of people told her. Thankfully the little girl is incredibly stubborn and hard headed most … Continue reading Fall Down 7 Times, Stand Up 8

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Attitude is Everything

WARNING!! It's a long one! Lot's of pictures at the end though šŸ™‚ This past week has been quite a learning experience for me. I did something pretty stupid. After my race last Saturday in Layton, UT where I took first overall female and third overall. I guess I felt invincible and even though I … Continue reading Attitude is Everything

Lucky No. 7

So it's pouring rain right now and while normally I love running in the rain, I decided to stay dry and use the time to update you all on the first half of my season!! Last Sunday I raced my 7th race of the 2014 season, the Memphis in May Triathlon (technically in Tunica, MS). … Continue reading Lucky No. 7

Overacheiver

The definition of overachiever as per the Merriam Webster dictionary is this: someone who has much more success than is normal or expected especially at a young age. I have a few issues with this concept. The first is to tell someone that they can "over" achieve. The concept that someone could be too successful, … Continue reading Overacheiver

grateĀ·ful

When you first type the word "grateful" into a Google search this is what comes up: grateĀ·ful/Ėˆgrātfəl/ Adjective: Feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankful. Synonyms: thankful - appreciative - beholden It's been a good week since Thanksgiving, but after reading countless facebook statuses on the subject I decided to take a little longer … Continue reading grateĀ·ful