I Biked, I Hiked, & I Cried But Like Only Just A Little Bit.

It’s overwhelming, this place. Colorado. Especially for someone like me who didn’t grow up in the mountains or anywhere near them; for someone like me who has only vacationed overseas and at sea level. I loved my northeast childhood and my southeast adulthood and my tropical vacations. But watching the sun hang above the Flatirons …

How I’m Keeping A (somewhat) Consistent Training Schedule With An Inconsistent Work/Life Schedule

This is a new one for me. I worked a fairly steady 9-5 the past five years. There were some earlier mornings, late nights, and weekend work that had to get done, but my previous company truly valued its employees, and I never felt burnt out or stretched too thin for too long. The job …

“It Will Never Happen To Me.” Getting hit by a car.

"It will never happen to me." I've operated on that theory for awhile, unfortunately; taking risks, not fully paying attention to the rules, making careless decisions, trusting that (most of) the rest of the world has good intentions and follows the law. "What are the chances something horrible will happen to me?" Well, things and …