2011 in Rearview

Some of My Favorite Moments of 2011: Ran my first 5k. My firecracker niece, Bella, turned 3. My quirky thug dog, Henry, turned 3. Jumped off a 35′ cliff and didn’t die, but learned how to live. Got heat stroke and spent 2 days laughing in a hospital with a new friend. Went on my […]

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Punctuating Life

I went for a bike ride across the country this summer with the Ride:Well Tour. Spent 2 months with 14 amazing people. Felt the pavement of 7 states under my tires. Stayed in a hospital for 2 days because of heatstroke. Jumped off of a 35-foot waterfall.  As a team, rode over 3k miles and personally […]

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Hospital Gowns Ain’t For Sissies

Last Wednesday, I was heaving my ho over a hill and as I was huffing and puffing and blowing everyone’s house down, I started to feel a little weebly wobbly and long story short…I ended up in the emergency room of the booming metropolis of Springerville, AZ. It’s official…hospitals smell the same no matter where […]

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Thankful

Wow. This past Tuesday (the 10th), I posted and emailed that I needed $1,000 more to be able to make my upcoming bike trip. The money was due on Wednesday (the 11th) and I posted that I needed the money by the end of the week because, honestly, I didn’t believe the money would all […]

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Pride, Postcards & Pee Wee

There was a day not so long ago that I was 99.99999% sure that I would never, ever…ever squeeze myself into a pair of spandex and walk outside to even get the mail, let alone hike my spandexed touche on a seat slightly larger than a kiwi and ride around like everything was A-OK. But […]

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