Learning How To Dance

I don't remember who recommended this book to me. I think possibly Brene' Brown in her audiobook, The Power of Vulnerability. (I listen to it monthly and continue to realize how much I have to learn from it.) Or it may have been the former CEO of one of the companies I work for, a … Continue reading Learning How To Dance

Admiring My Dirt & Medal (and New Skills)

It's a Mountain Junkies race weekend, so of course the weather is obnoxious cold. I mean was. It's beautiful and sunny and warm now. Post-race. Whatever. Since my Blue Ridge Marathon Double training is going so well, I opted for the shorter race distance today to reduce my odds of injuring myself on the trails. … Continue reading Admiring My Dirt & Medal (and New Skills)

Polar Plunge for Girls on the Run

You know, you have a lot of thoughts when you're following your friend into a freezing lake the first weekend of March for charity. These thoughts get particularly irrational when you have a fear of water and a violent aversion to cold. So, I had to set some ground rules from the start. Because Kim … Continue reading Polar Plunge for Girls on the Run

A Different Take On Valentines Day

So, it’s Valentine’s Day. Did you know? If you have any contact with any form of social, real world or media, you know. Personally, I don't really care. I’ve never been particularly excited nor particularly resentful about the day.  I just don’t care. But this year, I’m reflecting on some things and this “holiday” seems … Continue reading A Different Take On Valentines Day

Shining Through Imposter Syndrome

Have you heard of this? It's been around a while, but I've only recently begun to understand how it applies to me. If you're not familiar, basically the Imposter Syndrome is a fear of being discovered as not being smart enough or good enough or ... enough. Being a fraud. It's an inability to internalize … Continue reading Shining Through Imposter Syndrome