What is Love?

    August 21, 2016

    August 22, 2016 I write while standing at a life crossroad. I never knew I’d be standing here, re-planning my world and wondering which road would be the wisest to take. I’ve thought about every event that led up to this moment in time – from my own appraisal and past selfishness, to resentments, frustrations, withdrawals and betrayals. I’ve cried nearly each day for a month and have gone through each stage of grief: shock, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, testing…

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    American Grit: Testing my Endurance

    As I ran passed Mile 23, my moistened eyes emotionally grasped that this moment had finally arrived. I was going to complete my first marathon. All the training, early mornings, hours on the treadmill…

    May 11, 2016
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    Developing My Grit.

    April 17, 2016 I created this website over ten years ago because I wanted to start telling my story. Since I was little my shyness was perceived as snobby, my confidence was considered arrogant,…

    April 19, 2016
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    American Grit. The Adventure Begins…

    Last year I was asked to join the cast of American Grit. I said no. I didn’t want to experience an uncontrolled environment, endure strenuous challenges and be without my children. Not only was…

    April 14, 2016
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    Living with No Regrets

    I started my fitness career at 24 hour fitness. It was a new gym, just a few miles away from my parent’s home in Elk Grove, CA. Since I never played a sport, as…

    February 1, 2016
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    Am I Good Enough?

    I wonder if this is the life I was meant to live? I’ve written that phrase in my personal diaries several times since I began documenting my thoughts in 4th grade. Every day I…

    January 29, 2016
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    The Show

    December 4, 2015 My life is in a stand still. On my 35th birthday I took a lone walk in the snowy woods. I was in my annual routine – just me, nature and…

    December 5, 2015
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    What if I fly?

    October 29, 2015 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To…

    October 29, 2015
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    Living Life Online.

    I have lived a decade of my life online. Since 2005, around the time I was hitting my mid-twenties crisis, I started blogging to a public abyss of followers who watched and read as…

    August 10, 2015