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

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


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


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

Marvelous Monday

For many people Monday marks an end to the weekend, but I like to think of Monday as the beginning of a new week! An opportunity to start fresh and be better at something than I was the week before. It's life's version of a mulligan every seven days. This week I want to focus … Continue reading Marvelous Monday