Working Wounded Games – North Carolina

I will remember 03.12.2016 as one of the most physically challenging and mentally draining days in my life to date. I will also remember that day as one of the most inspiring, humbling, and simply amazing days I will ever experience. It was my first time attending and participating in the Working Wounded Games – […]

Celebrate Progress – Big and Small

While there are many difficulties that come with clubfoot there is only one shared by almost all of us clubbies: a serious lack of balance. I’ve learned that most of us have different severities, different looking feet, different pain levels, different treatments, different remedies, etc even though we have the same common birth defect. One thing we all share […]

One Year Anniversary :)

On August 29, 2014 my life took a turn for the “incredible”… this photo was taken in my last moments of dealing with chronic pain and limitations from my birth defect. Within 30 min of this snapshot I was walking, running, and not ashamed to say it: sweating like a hog and every part of body […]

3.3 Miles… Check!

Exactly 9 weeks before March 1st I embarked on a challenge I was both excited and nervous about… a 5K. I have NEVER ran that distance before… I’ve gone that far with some walking and of course some discomfort afterwards but I really wanted to get in a full run. For the avid runners imagine […]

1/2 way in the Couch To 5K!

It’s been a BUSY past few months and sadly I have neglected my blog… but I’M BACK and a lot has changed in my life! I got engaged in November (aka great motivation to stay on track in my fitness journey), started my Couch to 5K 9-week running program, and survived the Holiday Season without […]

Celebrating 4 Years In Seattle With Poo Poo!

Ok not THAT kind of poo poo… but really you can’t help your mind from going there whenever someone says “Poo Poo Point” (and that’s okay!). I’ve been hearing about the hike up to Poo Poo Point in Issaquah, WA since moving to Seattle 4 years ago but the thought of walking 3.8 miles up to […]