Fight 17

I’ve opened emails and sipped coffee, starred at this page, doodled, walked around, and came back to stare. I can feel my heart racing as I type, physically aching, and then it subsides and I’m filled an indescribable feeling that can only be semi understood as gratitude. My hand wasn’t raised, but this fight saved […]

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Life isn’t a given.

I started talking with my mom today about being a millennial and being surrounded by a generation of this gotta have it now attitude, this I deserve this, the participation award. The more I talked, the more I realized it’s not just a generational thing, it’s an age – we are in the age of […]

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I am something more.

I am not the body. I am not even the mind. A mantra given during yoga class with Rachel Miller at the Body Electric Yoga Company. Simple. I am not the body. I am not even the mind. I am something more.   It clicked with me. I found myself reciting it in my head […]

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Chaos

  I’ve been running from chaos my entire life. Now, some might disagree after seeing the state of my house at times, but in the grand scheme of things, the big life picture… I like things to be orderly, have a reason, have a time and place, I like control. I’ve never embraced the natural […]

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Winning & Losing

It’s interesting, winning and losing – I’ve done my share of both. Still a young fighter at 13 fights, but I’ve fought enough to know what each feels like. Of course, losing stings. It hurts to have put everything you had into something and it not to be enough for others to see it (or […]

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Beginning of Fight Camp Feels.

  Fight Camp. The idea excites me. I love knowing that in 6 weeks I will be a better, stronger version of myself. I know there are going to be times (possibly many times) that this exciting feeling will waver and maybe dip into whatthehellamithinkingmybodyfeelslikeigothitbyatruck territory, but I know it’ll swing back; it always does. […]

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