The first time I stepped into Brooklyn Boulders was two and half years before I got into climbing. It seemed so scary. I went zip lining once and that scared me enough. Eventually, I took one top rope class during my last semester of law school. Then I got into climbing months after the bar … More 5 things I wish I knew when I was a new climber
aThe overachieving blogger/lawyer in me has to go through multiple drafts of things before I actually hit the “publish” button. I started this draft well over a year ago and made some updates but here is my SWEAT/BBG story… —— Oh Instagram. I’m not sure whose Instagram I was scrolling through but I had seen … More Kayla Itsines’ Bikini Body Guide (BBG)/SWEAT Review
We’re officially half through 2018 and I have to say…June has been my favorite month of the year so far. Summer is officially here and I’m loving every minute of it. If we were having coffee today…I’d tell you that I found this quote that describes a lot of my life right now: “If life … More Virtual Coffee Date: June 2018 – Summer’s here!
[I had to post a pic of me climbing in a chimney because talk about feeling stuck/being trapped ha] Burnout is one of those things you don’t understand until it actually hits you. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about work, relationships or sports, once burnout hits, it feels almost impossible to get yourself out … More Maintaining balance: the fight or flight response & avoiding burnout
Every month has a theme and this month’s is that patience is overrated. Sometimes it isn’t other times, it is. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt. I think one “bad” action/interaction/etc doesn’t speak for the whole story. I guess you can say I’m very patient with people….until a certain point where I’m just … More Virtual Coffee Date – May 2018: When patience is overrated
So I wrote this almost two months ago. I sprained my ankle the day of my character and fitness interview. You can read more about that here. In mid-February, I got the OK to start doing physical therapy from my doctor. Due to new health insurance and a new job, I didn’t actually start PT … More Back At It: An Ankle Update – Part II
Since the theme for March was “new beginnings”, it’s only fitting that the theme for April was “surprises.” Lots of things surprised me – everything from work to climbing to everything in between. It’s all surprising. Here’s my rundown. If we were having coffee today…I’d tell you that “expect the unexpected” holds true for everything. Everything … More Virtual Coffee Date: April 2018
My 29th birthday was last Sunday so I’m a little late here but here we are…a birthday post! 29 isn’t a “big” birthday like 21 or 30 but it does signify the last year of my twenties, which is exciting and scary all at the same time. It’s also a weird feeling. Either way I … More Bye 28, Hello 29!
If there was a theme for the month of March, it would be “new beginnings.” The whole month of March has been about me trying new things – from a climbing competition to physical therapy to getting glasses to making my first court appearance as a lawyer. If you know me, you know I feel … More Virtual Coffee Date: March 2018