The Fat Lady Doesn’t Sing

Last week, I scrolled upon a friend and former collegiate athlete’s Instagram picture. The image was of her on the track running in her first race in two years. Having taken time off for a variety of reasons, she was obviously excited to be back doing what she loved to do. I could tell from this oneContinue reading “The Fat Lady Doesn’t Sing”

8 Things I Miss About Playing Volleyball in the 80’s

I could never have played volleyball today. You guys are so explosive, so big, so powerful and so good! I have to admit, I’m kind of jealous. Seeing my beloved game today makes me think that the game I fell in love with and played for almost twenty years is like a long-lost cousin withContinue reading “8 Things I Miss About Playing Volleyball in the 80’s”

#winning

“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious” –Vince Lombardi See the look on that face? We all know that look. ThatContinue reading “#winning”

10 Things I Learned About Life By Playing Volleyball

Oh goody! A listicle!! What started off as an effort to mock the listicle (a short-form of writing that uses a list as its thematic structure), blossomed into the fruits of my volleyball career slash psychology degrees slash six years experience as a mom. You can hate it or you can love it, but I’mContinue reading “10 Things I Learned About Life By Playing Volleyball”

Do Good Things

“Do good things.” Last Friday I stood before a group of young athletes from my alma mater and was asked if I had any words of wisdom, inspiration or advice for their time as student-athletes. They were me twenty, ahem nineteen, years ago. I remember talking and I remember thinking that I had so much to tell them and soContinue reading “Do Good Things”