Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 8: the scary struggle

This past weekend was the Tactical Strength Challenge (TSC) a competition for your max deadliest, max reps of pull ups, and max kettlebell snatch in 5 min.  This is one of my favorite events of the year!  Instead of competing, I was able to be one of the officials at FUELhouse who was hosting it … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 8: the scary struggle

Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 7: Strength in Sisterhood

Ten years ago my family did a huge road trip from Spokane, WA to Denver, CO with two of my uncles (mom side of the family) and their families to visit our grandparents.  At this time, I was entering my senior year of high school and my sisters and cousin (who basically is like a … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 7: Strength in Sisterhood

Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 6: #whyIswing

As a trainer and coach, I always want to know my clients’ why, the what for, . . . the deeper reason why they are working with me. At first, it can be as simple if dropping some weight or fitting into a pair of jeans, but I usually find there are deeper reasons why … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 6: #whyIswing

Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 5: Beast Mode ON/OFF

When you enter a gym or see advertisement for gyms or a workout, it is usually with BEAST MODE ON! Yeah lets get after it!  As a coach, it gives me chills when I am instructing a group of people beast moding it up and killing a workout!   There is nothing wrong with BEAST MODE … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 5: Beast Mode ON/OFF

Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 4: Houseless but not HOMEless

If we are Facebook friends (if not lets be friends!) you may have seen the post I wrote about a month ago. I didn’t know how else to start this post so I thought I would add a little more to who I am and this gypsy spirit of mine. Many have said have I … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 4: Houseless but not HOMEless

Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 3: little times of inspirational influences

Waiting anxiously as we drove onto the ferry. As soon as the car came to a stop, my two other sisters and I, would race up the stairs for the outside point on the ferry. All bundled up with the sea breeze blowing our hair, we would be there for the entire ferry ride with … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey Part 3: little times of inspirational influences

Same Path Traveled Different Journey ~ Part 2: giving up your dreams

As you start reading this, I will be on the road again across the state from a weekend visiting my family in Spokane. I have made this trip uncountable times in my life. I started making this trip when I was in college traveling to the Big City. I was filled with excitement!!! Dreams flashed … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey ~ Part 2: giving up your dreams

Same Path Traveled Different Journey: Part 1

I go back to my car and turn the key with the normal anticipation my car would start. Nothing happened! Nothing! My car was dead . . . . Again! Ugh Really! The drill of me calling for road side assistance was unfortunate something I did on regular basis last summer. Knowing it would be … Continue reading Same Path Traveled Different Journey: Part 1

HOPE. DREAM. BELIEVE.

Almost a year ago, I was started to suffer from a hip/back injury.  It was two years to the date from my first back injury.  I did not want to admit I was hurt again. I did not want to look weak again and was afraid to admit I needed help.  But the pain increased quickly and … Continue reading HOPE. DREAM. BELIEVE.

Women Who Work Together  

With  it being International  Women Day, I wanted to share a special women Liz Malatesta! She has been the Physcial Therapist I have seen personally and who I have sent my clients to when injuried.  She has helped me stay healthy and strong for water skiing, but more importantly she has healed my clients.   … Continue reading Women Who Work Together