• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • This Too Shall Pass…

    June 24, 2015 There have been varying levels of busy-ness in my life – none that I am proud of as I don’t equate being busy with being important or doing something of value…

    June 25, 2015
  • It’s not you, It’s Me.

    April 22, 2015 It’s not you, it’s me. That’s what I told all the social media pages I began ‘un-following’ this past week. I decided it was time to censor constant posts and pictures…

    April 22, 2015
  • How I Saved Myself.

    March 10, 2015 I’ve waited a long time for this single day. From the moment I was first published at 11 years old for an honorable mention about an injured bird, to the day…

    March 13, 2015