Oh yes I did. Neighborhood market, bikini, stilettos. This photo was taken in October 2014 when I challenged myself to spend a few hours going about my daily business in Los Angeles dressed in what I’d be wearing on stage in Miami the following month. It would be my first fitness competition, and I thought […]
A Mother’s Devotion
The moment I reframed motherhood to include being unapologetically committed to my own excellence and dreams, the moment I gave myself permission to pursue my own happiness…is the moment I would ultimately be choosing to give my children the gift of the best mother I could be. They won’t remember their mother’s agony over leaving […]
Airbrush? No, thanks.
Photo on left: untouched Photo on right: airbrushed My body is reflective of my lifestyle, and that includes children! I’d rather show the world what’s possible, for REAL. I prefer untouched abs. I couldn’t be more proud of the results I’ve achieved as a mother of two in her forties! I’m saying “Airbrush? No […]
Why I stepped on stage in a bikini & stilettos at age 40
I’ve been a nurse for over 16 years, most of which was spent in trauma or surgical intensive care units. I’ve delivered countless chest compressions, units upon units of blood, and numerous vials of medications through veins, lungs, even bones. I have been scratched, bitten, spit upon and cursed. I have washed every imaginable body […]
What are you choosing?
“As if you have time for that!” This was a response from a woman eavesdropping on a conversation I had with a family member recently when discussing therapies for a health issue. I had shared a stretching exercise to try before bedtime, recommended by a neuromuscular therapist for the specific issue. The woman was a […]
The results from my indomitable will, lifting the weight of life’s challenges at the gym, has called out a strength in me that far surpasses what the eye can see..and the subsequent manifestation of CLARITY and STRENGTH in forging a purposeful life path, in relationships, wealth and power, have been worth every minute, every rep, […]
The amount of time I squandered being overweight, sluggish and less productive in a day far surpasses the amount of time it now takes daily for me to stay fit. Time will go by, either way. Tick. Tock. How I spend my 24 hours is up me. How will you spend yours?