I am not a "runner". I "ran" track in high school, but excelled more at the social aspect. I am not a "swimmer". I have always known how to swim, was a lifeguard and still casually swim, but never competitively. I am not a "biker" (in any sense of the word). I loved biking as a … Continue reading My Triathlon Experience
Baseball has always been a part of my life. Playing it, watching my dad play, watching my brother play and of course, watching the Reds play. It was always a special weekend when we were kids to have a few days down in Cincinnati, the highlight being a Reds game. I loved watching Barry Larkin play … Continue reading Spring Training Vacation: Home Run or Strike Out?
If you could talk to your childhood self, what would you say?
If you’re anything like me, and probably most people, you find being comfortable easy. We stay in places where are aren’t happy, where we aren’t fulfilled and where we aren’t challenging ourselves. Why? Because we’re comfortable and comfortable is easy. Comfortable is also dangerous. It allows us to stay within the status-quo, where routines become … Continue reading How To Start A New Work Out Routine
“Kelli?” I looked up through my tears. Pastor Steve was summoning me up to speak at my brother’s funeral. My big brother and only sibling, Justin Arthur Wall, was the kindest soul I have ever known. His gorgeous smile hid the pain behind his beautiful dark brown eyes. When he laughed, it was contagious. If … Continue reading The Hummingbird
I recently decided, yesterday actually, that I needed a break from all social media. After all of the election coverage and the subsequent fall out, it was more than I could take. No matter what side you were on, it was a stress and anger inducing experience. What positive is coming from the time I … Continue reading Social Media Hiatus, Now What?
On September 12, 2014, while standing pool side in Miami, Florida for Kyla's bachelorette party, I accepted a new position as a brand manager with Mercy Health! I remember the feeling of pure happiness to be offered such a wonderful role and sheer relief to be leaving the position I was currently in. I was … Continue reading Fresh Start
I’ve never done a written blog before and wasn’t sure what to talk about if I ever did write one. Then, I found myself googling and searching Twitter to see what people were saying about my current favorite work out .. Pure Barre. I really picked up Pure Barre this fall and started going more … Continue reading Pure Accomplishment