July 14, 1980
Born - Cape Cod, MA
Fell in love with rowing and running in high school. Decided she would be on the crew team in college and run a marathon.
Fell in love with figure skating. Was told she wasn't graceful enough. Olympic dreams crushed
Started watching Ironman Triathlon World Championships on TV and decides she will do one someday.
Went to college and didn't make the crew team because she was too short ... but ....
Finished 1st marathon ... went on to run 20 more
Graduated college and began nursing career in Boston
Finished 1st Ironman Triathlon.
Dumped by boyfriend. Moved to NC. Met the love of her life on Match.com
Married the love of her life.
April - Won a lottery spot into the Ironman Triathlon World Championships.
May - Mother's Day her brother became paralyzed from a tragic accident
October - Finished the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii
Started a family.
Ran her 4th Boston Marathon
20 more years to fill in ...
2012 - Brother died. Moved back to Cape Cod. Had a 2nd child and suffered with postpartum depression.
2013 - Sought help for anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Accepted a "homework assignment" from therapist to try a yoga class. Took 1st hot yoga class and fell in love with it.
2016 - Transformational year! Left critical care nursing, started writing, went to yoga teacher training, and formed a LLC.
2017 - Began coaching clients and teaching yoga.
2019 - Bought a yoga studio.
2021 - Started Facebook support community "The PANS Party Project"