Farmer Grit

Neil has something I refer to as Farmer Grit. Any Olympic or Professional Athlete would have this as well. Advocates of change. These people display consistent Champion behavior. Chip Brim once defined a Champion and I have always remembered and loved his definition: Doing the things you don't want to do, at a time when … Continue reading Farmer Grit

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My Journey with PCOS

In 2008 I started having some mild abdominal pain. It wasn't often, once a month or less, but it would take me out for the afternoon when it did happen. Slowly, over time, the frequency and severity of the pain increased until it was severely affecting me for two weeks or more per month, every … Continue reading My Journey with PCOS

So Freakin’ Embarassing

We've all been there. That super embarrassing moment where if the ground came and swallowed us up it would be a relief. I've experienced different levels of embarrassment. Some, I'm able to laugh it off and forgotten about it by that afternoon. Others leave a much bigger impact and I can remember the incident like … Continue reading So Freakin’ Embarassing

They’re Not Your Friends

The role of parent/child has changed a lot over the last 20 years. I recall, especially as a teenager, pouting to my mother that, "you just don't understand." I had a lot of squabbles with my mom in my teenage years. I wasn't the best at communicating and when I started to get frustrated and … Continue reading They’re Not Your Friends