If you’ve followed me for the past few months, you know that I worked for over 6 months on a book proposal for the book I’ve been writing for the last 8 years. I entered my book proposal into a contest with the Hay House Publishing Company. I poured my heart and writing passion into … Read more Navigating rejection and experiencing connection, kindness and hope
I am overjoyed to report that I successfully ran the Saint Paul, Minnesota Monster Dash 10K on Saturday, October 26th, 2019!!! Not only that, no part of my body hurt while I was running! Considering that I have a constant minor case of plantar fasciitis in my right heel, a weak butt and random shoulder … Read more Monster Dash 10K Recap!!
It’s the day after October 20th, my 15th cancerversary, as I write this post. Yes, I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time on October 20th, 2004. I’m still alive and I’m still working to help women transform their lives after going through a mastectomy. After all I have survived, I am profoundly … Read more Successful healing breast cancer transformation happened for 18 women
Many of us wonder what to cook and what to eat. I do. On top of that, I’m a no-meat, no-dairy, no-gluten athlete, and figuring out tasty food is a weekly challenge. I made a promise to my dietitian in 2010 when I gave up dairy, meat and gluten that I would make an effort … Read more Two excellent recipe sources for performance
Running has never been my thing. In fact, running is a sport I struggle with doing consistently. I just am not that fast. I wish I was faster, but apparently wishing isn’t enough to actually make me go faster. For the past month or so I’ve made a strong effort to train for the 10K … Read more 3 tips for training for a 10K race as a slow runner
Have you heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old Swedish climate activist? Greta’s been inside my head for weeks now. Every time I watch one of her speeches I cry. I cry for the planet. I cry that a 16 year old young woman has to chastise the political leaders of the world to … Read more Help Save Earth. Please.
Becoming an athlete was no easy task for me. In fact, much of how good my life is now has been hard won. I am profoundly grateful that no longer do I believe that everything in life must be difficult to achieve. In fact, I’m noticing that some things can actually be easy! Last week … Read more 4 easy steps to change your beliefs
At the last ever Jeff Goins Tribe Conference last weekend in Franklin, Tennessee, one of the speakers asked us if we remembered how to dream. The speaker was Cliff Ravenscraft, and for many years Cliff was known as the Podcast Answer Man. His opening was: All human behavior is driven by belief. All beliefs have … Read more Have you forgotten how to dream?
I’m heading today, 9/6/19, to another writing event, the Tribe Conference, put on by best-selling author and writing teacher Jeff Goins. I took an online class from Jeff about how to get going with blogging. It’s because of Jeff that for the past almost 2 years, I’ve been blogging every week and emailing my list … Read more 5 books to read if you’re an endurance athlete
When I got my second cancer diagnosis in July 2010, I knew I had to do something different with my health. After all, finding out that I had essentially grown cancer from scratch TWICE, I had to take action by doing what I could with what I could control. Bad food for me In the … Read more Food As Medicine, for real