Important Life Lessons…

    March 28, 2019

    March 27, 2019 When I was very little, we lived in a poor area called Hunter’s Point in San Francisco. We lived in old Navy housing, a seemingly beautiful place with odd happenings. On the way to school, we passed by poorer projects where I saw graffiti-stained buildings and old, worn-down sheets used for window curtains. I remember watching children, not much older than my 10-year-old self, sniffing hairspray and paint to get high. I remember the disgust I felt…

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  • A special message from above.

    The other night I read an entry written years ago when I would go to sleep crying each night during our marital separation. At the time I was prayerful, still trying to hold onto…

    February 14, 2019
  • For Thy Will Be Done…

    Yesterday I had a bad day. It was one of those days when you go to pick up a fancy dress you bought months in advance for this weekend and the store where you…

    January 31, 2019
  • How to Detox Your Life.

    This past month I began seriously abstaining from foods that bloated me. I liked waking up with a flat tummy and feeling lean, flexible and strong throughout the day. I told myself…I want to…

    December 26, 2018
  • Training to be Average.

    Damn. I stared confused, annoyed and speechless while staring at my Dexa Scan results, a machine that calculates bone density, muscle mass and body fat.  In the past, I measured my body composition via…

    November 19, 2018
  • Are you a Leader?

    I think most people want to be a leader. The title evokes feelings of respect, honor and integrity.  It means you give direction, provide hope, instill faith and clear the path for others. While…

    October 30, 2018
  • I feared becoming a mother.

    October 28, 2018 Many people think being a fit mom means you aren’t a good mother, that you don’t spend time with your kids and that your body is your number one priority. I…

    October 28, 2018
  • I’m not just a body.

    October 24, 2018 It’s been a good year since I started re-evaluating my life on social media. I didn’t want to equate my personal value via likes, comments or followers. I didn’t want to…

    October 24, 2018
  • When it all Falls Down

    September 11, 2018 I cried three times yesterday. I was tired. I was premenstrual. I was frustrated. But most of all, I was disappointed because something I vied for, didn’t come into fruition. It…

    September 11, 2018
  • Healing takes time

    July 22, 2018 As I was heading down the smooth concrete of the bike ramp, the velocity coupled with a tight downturn was uncontrollable for the novice skateboarder in me. I fell hard below…

    July 30, 2018