Rona Kilmer was a former Junior Olympics competitor and an aspiring basketball player, when as a young teenager, she experienced sexual assault and everything changed. She’d grown up identifying as an athlete. Now she was a party girl with a hard exterior. Over the ensuing years, she would navigate disordered eating and an unhealthy relationship … Continue reading 33| Rona Kilmer, multi-sport athlete, sexual assault survivor, and business cofounder: Finding strength in vulnerability and healing from trauma
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were face to face with a mountain lion in the middle of the night during an ultra-endurance bike race where you were poised to beat the entire field (including the men)? In this interview, professional ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox discusses this and sooo much more. Lael … Continue reading 32| Lael Wilcox, pro ultra-endurance cyclist, non-profit founder, and women’s cycling trailblazer: “Women can win.”
In honor of Valentine's Day (can we just call this Valentine's Week???) I'm sharing a solo episode where I talk about how acting on intuition instead of fear led me to Colorado, where I met my husband a couple of weeks after I got here — at a bar, on Valentine's Day. Intuition is a theme … Continue reading Ten-Minute Tuesday: What if you trusted that you already had the answers?
I struggle with guilt. When I feel burnt out on being a stay at home mom (which happens at least once a day), I remember these years in my kids' lives are short, that I am so lucky to have the option to stay home and that I am free to work on my writing … Continue reading Musings on Motherhood, Guilt, and Creativity
It was super exciting when I found out my my flash fiction piece, "A Gorgeous Day to Fly" made the Mash Stories competition short list. If that weren't enough to make all the happy neurons in my brain dance a jig, a professional narrator read it in a British accent for the Mash Stories podcast! If … Continue reading My Story + British Accent = Awesome