Don't give up. Not ever. Not for one single day. Be safe if you can be. But always be amazing.
Fitbit announced to me that I have lost 28.4 pounds since November 6. Before that, I had lost one or two pounds here and there, only to gain them right back, and sometimes more. And most people would think, wow, that's not a lot--only about 4 pounds a month coming...read more
I remember one day right before my very first Crossfit Open Games, there were tears. Messy, ugly crying, I am telling you. It was hard and I felt so awkward and ugly and "why am I here because I am so fat?" and "why am I competing in The Open when I am totally out of...read more
It was 2013. It was my daughter's birthday and in Southeastern Idaho, we were in the midst of a very snowy winter. And I was dying. As I came back from death, the searing, agonizing pain was more than I could bear. I welcomed unconsciousness. I had contracted...read more
That deep and lovely dark. We’d never see the stars without it..
WriterAfter surviving a deadly case of bacterial meningitis that left me partially paralyzed and unable to walk, I continue to find it incredible that experiencing death is what taught me the most about truly living.
This is where I write about it.