Rebel Challenge

Flying across the country. Waking up at 3 am (many times…) Running 19.3 miles. Worth it! I participated in the Star Wars Half Marathon Rebel Challenge two weeks ago and scored some major victory points and bling by doing two races in back to back days. I got to spend some time with delightful people,…

The Glass Slipper Challenge

It was a chilly Florida morning at 3 am when I awoke for the Enchanted 10K. My friend Sara would be running with me both days – my teammate in it for the long haul. We huddled with 10,000 of our new friends, and oodles of mylar space-blankets, waiting for the release. We overcompensated for…

The Ultimate Challenge

2014 was the year of the Disney Selfie. I have a photo album of over 700 photos of my face awkwardly riding attractions, and greeting characters, and seeing fireworks, and seeing all things Disney! Even Cheeky got into the spirit… I was challenged by some friends to ride every attraction, see every show, meet every…

Celebrating Selfies

This is the year of the selfie for me. I usually roll my eyes when I see a cluster of people posing awkwardly, cell phone outstretched to take their own picture. But this year I’ve whole-heartedly embraced it. Let me amend that, I’ve embraced it — sans “duck face.” I’ve been challenged by some friends…

One Word

Last week my boss gave me a challenge. More than productivity, or professional development or adjusting to a changing health care scene — she challenged me to have focus, goals, direction, determination — and one word to sum it all up. She had seen a special on a national news channel about a man who…