Getting (back) on the bike

I hit a 100 rides yesterday at Wheelhouse and that to me is a huge deal. It’s a special achievement for those of us who ride and I’ve been counting down the rides for awhile now. I was so lit up last night in that room, getting to the end, pushing myself to dig deeper,Continue reading “Getting (back) on the bike”

hard things are hard

This is one my favourite Pete Souza photos. I have it saved on my Instagram as an important reminder that hard things are, indeed, hard. My dad used to say, “if it was easy, everyone would do it”. And he was right. If getting a graduate degree was easy, lots of people would have one.Continue reading “hard things are hard”

Waiting for the other shoe to drop

I’ve always had anxiety but when my mom died, it got so much worse. I feared happiness, feared the worst would happen if I got what I wanted. If I experienced success or joy, I would always wait for the other shoe to drop. My anxiety has always been in the driver’s seat until IContinue reading “Waiting for the other shoe to drop”