Social Networking

"...I help my newfound friend take down her booth over discussions of therapies, independent mobility, frustrations, hopes, fears, birth stories, and hospital visits -- peppered with some dark humor, of course. What a delight! I can't tell you how good it felt to talk about these things as normally as most other people talk about topics like teething, or chasing after their crawling baby, or how their baby is starting to talk already..."

This is Thirty

"...I'm a spotted, dirty haired, half- of-my-legs shaved, tipsy mess, but I couldn't be happier. I'm surrounded by people I love, and indulging in some of life's greatest pleasures - cheese, wine, and cake. My home is filled with laughter, good music, and good people, and that's all I could ever ask for. If this is thirty, I'm quite alright with that..." 

Happy MothER's Day

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It's somewhere around 1:00am, and I'm a ball of confusion and sleep deprivation. I'm nervous thinking what the test results will be, meanwhile, I've apparently given consent for a test that's going to affect kidney function, and I feel like one big failure of a mother. After a long pause while our technician calls in for test results, we finally have an answer..."

Honoring Your Clients

"...I got to know who they are at their core, and this means the world to me. Not only is establishing a relationship with my clients good in the sense that I might retain them as clients, but more importantly, I gain empathy and insight into their lives, and in turn into why they choose these workouts in the first place. I am able to better honor their bodies, and their efforts. I take immense pride in every moment I spend with my clients, and want to be a source of encouragement in their lives..."