Cinderella Saved Herself

As a little girl, I loved the story of Cinderella. Kindness prevailing despite miserable circumstances, miracles bestowed by fairy godmothers, and love conquering all. These themes still appeal to me. I used to think the story of someone loving us enough to save us from our suffering was romantic. I didnโ€™t realize that by dreamily … More Cinderella Saved Herself

20.4 Strong Women Power Clean

20.4โœ… Another #openworkout complete and here are my sentimentsโ€ฆ I made it to 135# power cleans but despite 6-7 attempts wasnโ€™t able to get them overhead to complete the #cleanandjerk in the last round. How do I feel? PROUD ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Iโ€™m proud of my effort. Iโ€™m proud of PRโ€™ing my #powerclean Iโ€™m proud that even … More 20.4 Strong Women Power Clean

20.3 Scaled โœ…

โ€œTo me the greatest lesson as an athlete and in training is just donโ€™t get greedy. Know that you have to get up and go again the next day. Always save a little bit. I think that is whatโ€™s precluding a lot of athletes from longevity and causing a lot of injuries right now. Everybody … More 20.3 Scaled โœ…

My First CrossFit Competition ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

This past weekend I competed in my first local CrossFit competition. #wodfest2019 . Since starting CrossFit in June 2018, this sport continues to teach me patience, commitment, tolerance, endurance and strength every day. . In training, I get uncomfortable and meet my weaknesses at each session. #competition for me was about facing and acknowledging my … More My First CrossFit Competition ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

Reading, Writing, Dreaming, Drawing

These are my favourite kind of mornings… โ˜€๏ธโ˜•๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ Quiet, peaceful, full of possibility and with the loves of my life still sleeping in their beds nearby… In the quiet, I read, write, contemplate my intention for the day, and dream about the life I want to live. In the stillness, creativity is allowed freedom to … More Reading, Writing, Dreaming, Drawing

Make It Happen

Overthinking the launch of an endeavour, anticipating the challenge and fearing the discomfort of hard work are far worse than the act of beginning and giving your best and most committed effort toward a goal. Stop thinking and start doing. #youareenough . #mondaymotivation

Challenging Days

I am driven. I am relentless. I have the MOST stubborn heart. That DOES NOT MEAN that my life is obsolete of challenging days. In the pursuit of great things, they are GUARANTEED. #challengingdays are part of growth. . On these days, the biggest struggle for me lies in taming my mind. It takes constant … More Challenging Days

Cheers to 34

On my birthday last year, it was as if I anticipated a year laden in challenge because I recall a disposition of somber pensivity. . The previous year had been a year of learning to stand back up, regain confidence and step back into my life with courage. . This past year in contrast, was … More Cheers to 34

What is Happiness?

โ€œHAPPINESS is not defined as pleasure. PLEASURE is so quick, so short and then it’s over. HAPPINESS is the JOY you feel while moving toward your potential. JOY is something you can experience even in the absence of pleasure. People are afraid of happiness because they think it will stagnate — that if I’m happy … More What is Happiness?