Started this big adventure (and this blog) in 2010.

I’m an Author! OMG!!!

Holy cow!! This happened!!!  Check that off the bucket list! This book as been in the planning stages since 2013.  I'm glad I didn't write it back then.  The period from 2015 to 2017 was intense with respect to staying on track and struggling with the...

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It’s Getting Real Now

41 days left as a public teacher. Making progress through the checklist towards retirement... Turned in my resignation letter. Met with rep at Human Relations. (A lovely young woman named Caitlyn.  Grateful for the chance to meet her!) Putting together the paperwork...

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Building Phase Update

Hi! The grind continues!  My job as a bodybuilder right now is to get bigger and stronger.  This isn't the glamorous part - but this is the most important part.   The first few months after my last competition were all about recovery and healing.  Most people...

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2017 Prep Update: “How Did You Do?”

It has been three weeks since the last show of this competition season.  The last show was on Saturday, October 15th, and I was back into teacher mode on Monday morning. Another HUGE life change is in the works, so I've taken time to reflect before I wrote this post. ...

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