What did my Son teach me before bed last night?

Bedtime is the best and WORST part of motherhood. I love the snuggles and kisses before bed. I love telling my boys how much they mean to me and how much I love them. BUT sometimes if we have had a late night there is nothing more I want then for them to just GO…


From Dengue Fever to a Full Marathon in 3 Months!

Here’s a little Throwback and Transformation Story for you. This picture was last June. I had just contracted Dengue Fever in Bali and had an excruciating 36 hours flying home sicker than I’ve ever been in my life. I spent 90% of the flight laying in the airplane bathroom because I was too weak to…

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Let Go of Your Fear

4 years ago I faced my biggest fear. Stepping out of an airplane and plummeting to the ground. I’m a big Lewis Howes fan and I was listening to his podcast with Kyle Cease during my long training session this weekend and he touched on this: 1. It’s funny when you think about it. Skydiving….

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Keeping Focused Like A Mother Fucker

“I’ve had successes and rejections all along the way and I will continue to do so. Acceptances and rejections don’t define me. My job is to simply keep doing the work. Like — well, you know — a motherfucker.” –Cheryl Strayed ⚡️⚡️⚡️ I get asked all the time how I stay focused to do the…

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The Worst Advice I Ever Received

When I was first setting up this blog many years ago, I reached out to some people to help me. I reached out to a man who had been a friend and he gave me some advice as I was starting in on social media and going to start writing more. We were on the…


Ignite the Worlds Within

You guys. I have to write this today. This moment. The energy in the room I’m sitting is SO fucking thick you could cut it with a knife. It’s swirling and twirling. I have truly found what ignites the worlds within me and sets my heart aflame with more passion than I ever thought possible….


Just a Woman who decided to GO FOR IT

I left home at 17 for college and never returned to my hometown of Boise, Idaho. I got my degree in Marketing from Utah State University in 3 years but took 6 months to teach English to children in Siberia. Ufa, Russia I graduated college and moved to Chicago with my then husband to fulfill…