Two short weeks until IPF Worlds, Salo, Finland

I’m not quite sure why I the passage of time has eluded me over the last two weeks. Maybe it was being caught up in training and work or being distracted by the sudden appearance of Spring. Whatever the case, it only dawned on me yesterday that June is next week and I leave on…

Faith and deadlifts

Sometimes I think it would be easier to be a religious person. There’s a certain appeal in the idea of being able to hand off ultimate control to some intangible, omniscient entity, a relief in the idea of not holding your own destiny firmly in your two hands every hour of every day. But I’m…

This is my life and it is beautiful

Since March 31 of this year, Life has been rather a whirlwind. John and I have made some momentous decisions, both together and individually that have altered both our long-term plans and our daily lives significantly and those take wearing for a while to discover precisely how they fit. John has decided that he wants…

On becoming a process person

“I got 88%. What did you get?” Remember when you got tests back in school and the questions would fly? There never was a “right” answer. If you got a better mark, you might feel momentarily better while other kids would call you a show-off or make flippant comments about how you ALWAYS got good…