To Peru

(May 12, 2015) On May 12, 2014, I started a new chapter in my life. I walked through the front doors of Operation Smile’s Global Headquarters ready to take ownership of my new job: my own personal dream job. I was ready to thrive. Exactly one year ago I began this journey. Today, May 12,Continue reading “To Peru”

Chicago Marathon 2015

“Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.” ~Carl Sandburg On October 11, 2015 my feet will travel 26.2 miles through the city of Chicago. I woke up yesterday morning at 5am feeling the panic that I might not get selected inContinue reading “Chicago Marathon 2015”

Breathing Room, December Edition

December has felt very much like the past few months: a lot of gratitude, time spent on the things I love, and still very little sleep (oh Chet!). As the year comes to end, I feel confident that it’s time to let go my 2014 mantra to find breathing room in my life and time toContinue reading “Breathing Room, December Edition”

Breathing Room, January Edition

This year I’m making a conscious effort to live my words, breathing room. Every day I want to make sure I bring this to my life. Over conversation with a friend, we decided the best way to be intentional about our words was to take time to capture these moments. As I collected the photosContinue reading “Breathing Room, January Edition”