Interactive Swim

Just a girl swimming in the interactive world.

The Meaning Of Success

When I was a little girl I told my mother when I grow up, “I’m gonna to get me a job, gonna make lots of money and gonna get me a man.” In the mind of a 6 year old, that was what success meant. And in many ways that “concept” of success didn’t change […]

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Dear Younger Self

Dear Twenty-Year Old Self, I know that you’re in love with a man who tells you he’s going to marry you, you’re enjoying college and thinking that everything is rosy but I have twenty years on you and know how it all plays out. My twenty-year-old self, it’s a damn jungle out there full of […]

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A House is not a Home

I felt the need to write a post about my big move on Thursday from living in a house I’ve had for 8 years to a small 2 bedroom, 1 bath garage apt in Sewickley.  Many have asked me how I’m doing, why would I walk away from a house and what does this mean […]

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Starting Over

2013 has definitely been a year of major changes in my life. Probably the most I’ve ever made in one year. But people who know me well, know I’m all about going full throttle. That’s how I roll. Let’s take an inventory on this year. 1) I closed Interactive Swim and went to work for […]

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Turning 40

I’m 40 today.  It’s a tough one to swallow.  It feels old and the people who are telling me that 40 is the new 30 are just full of sh** (trying to stay away from #street talk). I remember watching the Thirtysomething TV show in the late 80′s and thinking WOW those people are OLD […]

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On the Surface Part Two

Thought: I’m starting at the end and will work my way back to where we left off. I’ve written the end and now filtering through the rest. All I can say is during my early twenties I lived like I owned the island of Hilton Head. I had a GREAT TIME but inside I was […]

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On the Surface Part One

I’m turning 40 on September 4th. It’s one of those milestone birthdays that make you evaluate your life and figure out where the time went. Today I posted this on Facebook. After I made that update on Facebook I realized that this is only scratching the surface of what I wanted to say. At the […]

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Next Chapter

This is going to be a long winded post so go get yourself a tissue & some coffee. Since I was three years old my father has worked for himself. He instilled in me from then on that the best way to get ahead is to have your own business. This was drilled into my […]

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Miracles, Hard Work & Fairy Dust

Tonight I watched Sarah perform in her dance recital with tears running down my face amongst many other parents and families.  I have no idea if her moves were correct or in sync with everyone else but my child was on that stage. A miracle. Doing steps. Hard work. And enjoying herself and comfortable in […]

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