What do you do when you’re not working?I train… Or hang out with my girlies.
Did you choose your profession or did it choose you? I went to school thinking I would work in Child Protection, but after starting in gerontology, I grew to love it and still do.
What would you do if you won the lottery?Train full-time, become a pro triathlete.
What is your favorite way to relax?Glass of wine and good book.
What is your favorite book?She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
What is your favorite holiday?Christmas Eve, dressing in PJs all day, watching Christmas movies, snacking, drinking wine and having a great time with family.
What was the last book you read or movie you saw?Last book I finished was Spilled Milk, last movie I watched was an Alien movie, but the girls got too scared and we had to shut to off!
What are your favorite TV shows?Game of Thrones, West World, and House of Cards
When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?Usually stuff at work.
Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?I have like a million. But I love Rise Against.
What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way?Baking Pie, well cooking anything in general.
What is something you have only recently formed an opinion about? I seem to be more and more opinionated on politics than I ever was previously.
What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?Chase a dream that is way bigger than them, something that they have to work hard for, cry for, hurt for.
What social customs do you wish would just disappear? Hand shaking, or any physical touch with strangers that you don’t know. I will touch you or hug you when I am comfortable or choose to.
Who or where would you haunt if you were a ghost?HA! This probably isn’t the best place for this!
What gets you out of bed every day? Training usually, as it’s at 4:20am!!!
What do you value in a friendship? Honestly. I have no room in my life for deceit or fakeness. And someone that doesn’t want to play games, I just simply, will not.
What do you say more often in life: yes or no? Depends, I used to struggle a lot with this, it’s much easier for me to say no now though.
What would you tell your teenage self if you could go back in time? Oh so many things… One, those mean girls will mean nothing in your life in your future, so don’t let them hurt you. Two, your body is fine the way it is, be kind to it, stop hating it. Three, don’t trust people that give you reason not to.
What is on your bucket list? This in itself could be a whole other post. I have several other athletic goals on my bucket list, some traveling, swimming with sharks, more hiking of the world, bungee jumping and sky diving.
What is the hardest part about raising children? Always fearing that you are doing the wrong things. Worrying that your choices are wrong.
What do you wish your brain was better at doing?I have friends that can just “read” someone, get a vibe off of them. I wish I had that.
When was the last time you cried?Last Saturday at the hospital, after the bike wreck, scared that they were going to tell me I couldn’t do Chattanooga because of the concussion.