When Your Nerves are Shot

By |September 7th, 2016|

I was sitting on the ledge of the bathtub brushing my teeth after getting out of the shower one day. While my mind was wandering to all kinds of random things, I saw something out of the corner of my eye that made my stomach flop. I turned my head towards the mirror above our sink. It was foggy and steamed over from the heat of my shower. There were little water droplets running down the glass. And that’s when I saw it … a hand print. Four fingers and a thumb, perfectly highlighted because of the steam from the […]

On the Path to Olympic Greatness

By |September 6th, 2016|

My husband and I took the kids to the community center pool for some Friday Family Fun. As enjoyable as it was to feel my thighs and midsection jiggle in the rushing waters of the lazy river while I followed alongside the kiddos, I wanted to take a few minutes to swim by myself.

I put on my son’s goggles, did a mean breast stroke towards the wall, and went in for a Michael Phelps-esque underwater turn.

I ended up just doing a somersault by the wall in the deep end. #nailedit

Apparently the skills I acquired during the swimming unit of my […]