Sometimes I dream of swimming or coaching swim team and last night was one of those nights. In my dreams, I am usually in the water with my swimmers which was typical of me especially when I first started coaching swim team. Most of the time, coaches stay on deck because it is easier to […]Read More Sometimes I dream of swimming…
Is it just me or has it been extra rainy these past few months? I caught myself feeling a little down and wondering if it was depression then I realized that it had rained for 3 weeks (maybe even longer) nonstop. Sometimes a consistent flow of rain does amplify the winter blues. I am pretty […]Read More I Can’t Stand the Rain!
Once again I am feeling somewhat creatively uninspired, but I am going to write anyway! Ever look in your closet and feel like there is nothing to wear? There was a time when I wore tank tops, capris, and flip-flops all year round and it was wonderful, but it was also when I was coaching […]Read More You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile
Why do we sabotage ourselves?!?! Change is scary. Change poses a huge threat to what is comfortable and familiar. Change creates a new awareness and new perspective. It can feel like you’re facing a death. You either face the death of what you just learned you want. Or you face the death of who you’ve […]Read More Stop Sabotaging Yourself!
This morning I wrote the “Workout and Word of the Day #36” and afterwards I got a sudden jolt of inspiration! I had 10 minutes left to get ready for work (crunch-time!) and I decided to track down my swim suit and suit up. I was going to swim with my swim classes today and […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #37
I did it! I woke up this morning and made a smoothie for breakfast which consisted of: Spinach Blueberries Raspberries Flax Seed Filtered water I got an earlier start, but just barely made it on time for work. I also made it through the day without coffee or driving through for a hot beverage and […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #23
“What was the last thing you fixed or built?” The last thing that I built that I am proud of was a swim team. I was flattered, excited, and nervous when I accepted the job as head swim coach of a local team. I had years of teaching and coaching experience at all levels, but […]Read More Team Building… MY NEXT PROJECT IS ME.
What was your biggest fear as a child? Do you still have it today? If it went away, when did your feelings changes? When I was a little girl, I loved the idea of going swimming at the pool or going to the beach. For some reason, I vividly remember my 1st swim lessons. The […]Read More Face Your Fear Then Watch It Disappear
I don’t know exactly what my rating scale is. I just know that I am on a journey to become the BEST version of myself that I can possibly be. This journey will last my entire life so I figure that I will hopefully get a chance to someday approach 100. In the meantime, I […]Read More On a scale of 1-100 I believe I’m a 17
I made it a point to approach my big event with this perspective on the forefront of my mind and I believe it helped me to enjoy the experience and waste a lot less energy on stress. Through the years, I have participated, assisted, timed and coached at swim meets of all levels. On Saturday […]Read More First Times are Scary, Sacred, and Unforgettable