It took me 789 days to pay off my $40,611 in consumer debt. During that time my brain evolved into a calculator that constantly forcasted, adjusted, and problem solved my … Continue reading 18 Months Debt Free – 3 Unexpected Ways I Have Changed… For The Better
It’s New Year’s Eve. My last post was three days before I finally became DEBT FREE. Since then I have exhaled, replaced my clothes that had holes in them (except … Continue reading My First Debt-Free New Year’s of my Adult Life!
I quit a training run last weekend. I had 14 miles planned. I was dressed perfectly for the temps, had my nutrition with me, had the route picked out, and … Continue reading Why I’m Proud of a Run I Didn’t Finish.
A dream came true today. I was featured in an article in Runner’s World. I remember when I first aspired to this. I was 19 years old, working at a … Continue reading Decide What To Be And Go Be It.
Yesterday I woke up out of a dead sleep at 2am with a very specific thought on my mind. In 20 years I will be 60 years old. Really? Let … Continue reading 20 Years Forward, 20 Years Back
The people that are the most opinionated about your life are the people who haven’t done shit with theirs. Don’t listen to them. Traditional paths to success don’t feel right … Continue reading 10 Things I Would Tell My 22 Year Old Self
I was just about to cry from overwhelm when a co-worker walked into my office yesterday. I had to pull it together. I am not one of those people that … Continue reading A Conversation About German Chocolate Cake – It Made My Day.
I know ‘5 Podcasts That Changed My Life’ is catchier than 8, but I seriously couldn’t narrow it down to 5. If you aren’t familiar with what a podcast is, … Continue reading 8 Podcast Episodes That Changed My Life
I’ll call her Dottie. I didn’t ask her name, but she looked like a Dottie to me. I was at the VFW for a group run and I was early. … Continue reading The Stranger I Met in a VFW Parking Lot on a Thursday Night
It’s time for a makeover. Of my website. I’m not a fancy professional by any means when it comes to WordPress and web design, so if you visit my site … Continue reading It’s Time for a Makeover
A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about my new ‘tinkering project’ – writing children’s books. I have been really having fun with it. It feels fresh and new, … Continue reading Tinkering – From a Project to a Mindset
It’s a sunny summer day in 1987. I was wearing my jams, my unruly bangs were hanging in my eyes, and I had scabs on both my knees. My family … Continue reading A Seed Planted 30 Years Ago