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The Other Reasons Part II, The Kindness of Sweat

By on April 30, 2017

“It was the hardest work I’d ever done, and while it lasted I could think of nothing else. I said not long before that work and weakness are comforters. But sweat is the kindest creature of the three—far better than ...More

The Other Reasons part 1, Train to Endure

By on February 20, 2017

Happy February ya’ll. I’m going to write a short series to help us get fired up about all the benefits of an active lifestyle. Maybe some of you made new year’s resolutions and are getting a little discouraged, so hopefully ...More

Safety In Numbers

By on January 13, 2017

Well hello there. Welcome to 2017. I am excited to be back at the keyboard. I have been learning so much and have so many concepts flying around in my head that I want to get down on figurative paper, ...More

Weeding Out Entitlement

By on May 17, 2016

Aloha gang! It’s good to be back… Tay and I recently went on a surf trip to Fiji and then I spent another week and a half visiting family in California. In my travels I was able to have some ...More

Embrace the Wait

By on May 2, 2016

This afternoon, I sat on the majestic shores of Waimanalo and wrote in my journal (it had been a while). After a few pages, I noticed a common thread woven throughout the day’s entry — I am in a state ...More

Encouraged Women Encourage Women

By on February 21, 2016

Last week, I finished a blog on the topic of encouragement but did not get a chance to post it before attending Inspire Church’s annual women’s conference, ARISE. This was my fourth year at ARISE and it was just as ...More

Breaking Down Fear part 2

By on February 5, 2016

Aloha again! I want to dive right into part two of the blog post on breaking down fear. Let’s be totally honest, as women many of us are prone to worry. We are organizers, planners, and doers; maybe even (dare ...More

Breaking Down Fear

By on January 22, 2016

Aloha ladies. I am excited to get into a topic that’s been on my mind a lot and seems to keep coming up everywhere I turn. There are several facets I want to address so I’ve decided to break it ...More

The Company We Keep

By on December 29, 2015

            Aloha ladies! I know it’s been a while since I last blogged, but you know how it goes… The combination of having a super active lifestyle plus all the busy-ness of regular life isn’t very ...More

Time Alone

By on October 5, 2015

Aloha Gang! Last month, I took a quick trip to my favorite island of Kaua‘i to participate in Crossfit Poipu’s The Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run Race with a few friends. I wanted a couple extra days of exploring but that meant doing ...More