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Bad Days

I still have bad days. Days when the negative voices in my head win. Days when the cracks in my heart reveal they are still there. Days when I doubt how strong and beautiful I am. Nights when a I long to be held. Comforted. To hear someone say it’s going to be okay. Moments...... Read More

Aerial Silks – Check!

The first thing on my list to do this year was take an aerial silks class. I had found a place to take a class, so it was just a matter of picking a date and going for it! I messaged a friend I thought might be interested in joining me. She was in! So we...... Read More

Celebrating Pain

In pole dancing, the greatest joys and successes come with great pain. After my first pole fitness class, it was actually the pain that fueled my desire to return for more. For the first time in a very long time I felt every muscle in my body. It wasn’t in so much pain that I...... Read More

Missing Saltwater

The last few days the weather has been so incredibly nice. I paddled 3 days in a row (should have been 4, but I had too much work to do that I didn’t have the time!). It has felt so good to slam my laptop shut at 4-5pm and head to the lake. Paddle out, sweat a...... Read More

I have the most amazing conversations with your husband.

I have the most amazing conversations with your husband. And I think you should be aware… I don’t solicit the conversations. And you are my friend, so I tread carefully when these private conversations are initiated. I am not interested in pursuing an affair. But the next woman he turns to may not be as...... Read More

Winter on the Water

As the days got shorter and the cooler temps arrived there was a lot of talk about how cold this winter was going to be. It was my first winter following a summer addicted to SUP and I was nervous about what life was going to be like without being on the water every day....... Read More

Launching a New Adventure

One of the goals I set for 2015 came as a bit of a surprise to me. I had been tossing around the idea of opening a fitness studio… primarily for offering pole dance classes to give women a better approach to fitness. And as I reflected on New Years Eve and set my vision for...... Read More