Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Love

This Valentine’s Day, a day where we celebrate love and those we care about, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you to all of my family and friends, and everyone who has traveled on this journey with me. You are what keep me moving! I also, want to take a moment to remember the friends that I’ve recently lost, I think of them and their families all the time.

Be inspired this Valentine’s Day!

What powers you?

go-st-louis-marathonAs I think about what to write in this space, two thoughts keep jumping in my head –powered by hope, and inspire.

Let’s take powered by hope, my slogan. How did I come up with this?

When I was preparing to go to Kona for the Ironman World Championship, it soon became obvious many of my family and friends were going to come along. I decided since there would be such a large group, it would be fun for everyone to have a t-shirt for race day. The next decision was what to put on the shirts. Pictures, logos, sayings –what?

Before I Googled “t-shirts” to rack my noncreative brain, the words “powered by” came to me, and I wondered, What does power me? Many answers came to mind. My faith. My family. My friends. But when it came to defeating cancer, what powered me (and still powers me) to fight? It was simple…HOPE! Read More