A year or two ago, I started swimming at our local YMCA several times a week. Finally picking up the legacy of my grandmother and mother, I was becoming a consistent swimmer. I had “my locker,” started to recognize the other regular faces in the lane next to me, knew all the lifeguards and my … Continue reading It’s okay to get out of the habit
My phone was on record while tears traveled down my warm cheeks. My sister sat next to me as sniffles filled our corner of the room. Our brothers and husbands sat behind us next to our mom. In front of us, we watched our dad do something he does well: transitions.After five years at Bend … Continue reading Making room for goodbyes
We recently reflected on this statement: maybe the answer isn’t to work harder. Turns out we can question an entire culture of overwork and over functioning. But how much work is enough?A few months back, my coach asked me the exact same question. She had watched me wrestle for a couple years now with my … Continue reading How much work is enough?