Journal

New Years Resolutions

Eight of my best peeps, celebrating New Years in Bend, my favorite town on earth. I am a happy girl. When the ball dropped, I didn’t feel the same sense of renewal that midnight usually brings on this day, but

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Friends that Show You What’s Important

Jesse and I drove to Bend today, to his mom and step-dad’s house, where we will spend the New Year and weekend. Its going to be a couples retreat of sorts, with 4 other couples that we love coming to

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Results

Today I am feeling better. Whatever Dr. Whittaker did is allowing me to stretch my hips and quads where I was unable to before. As the day progresses, I am feeling less of a pinch in the hip socket…a huge

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7 Hour Therapy

It all comes back to soft tissue. Today I drove 2 hours to Portland to see a specialist in ART (Active Release Therapy), was at the clinic for 3 hours, and drove 2 hours back to Eugene. That is 7

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Adjusting the Coordinates

You wish to navigate a ship across the open seas to a distant land. Research is done, directions are acquired, equipment is collected, crew is assembled, and finally you set sail full of optimism and adventure. The destination can not

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Doubting Everything

I’ve reached a point where I’m losing all faith in medicine, and coaches, and Eugene, and running…everything really except family and friends. Its been five weeks now and I still don’t know what the hell is wrong, I still can’t

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Love Actually

Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson and about 12 other awesome characters just created the perfect end to a great Christmas. I’ve seen “Love Actually” more than any other movie since I was about 12. The watch-count for movies seen

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Holiday Improvising

We made it to Portland and are finally settling down to sleep at our family’s place (which is in Happy Valley to be exact). Gorgeous home and a room of our own with a comfy bed…not what I expected from

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Holidays and Crafts

Jesse and I leave tomorrow afternoon for Portland to start the Christmas festivities. I can’t believe it, I only have two more presents left to buy on Christmas Eve, which is some kind of personal record. At least I’m setting

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Today I Painted

Lovely day today, and keeping it short. I pool ran, went to PT, Doc, and dinner at coaches house. And other than that, I painted. Felt better physically today, and mentally. Art and music bring me back to center in

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