I wasn’t looking forward to the years ahead. Aches. Pains. Wrinkles. Medicines. It seemed like everyone around me was slowing down and just going through the motions of each day, coasting until they could reach retirement. And for some, retirement simply meant they could watch their television programs anytime they wanted to.
So there I sat on my 44th birthday with tears … keep reading
A year and half ago– March, 2010 — when I put my feet down on the water for the first time at the World Barefoot Center, I had no clue how much my life was going to change from that moment. That morning, I almost wanted to chicken out. I was nervous about being in a boat with people I didn’t know, I didn’t want to be seen in a bathing suit, and deep … keep reading
Bill Shafer and cameraman, Jason Morrow from Growing Bolder TV did a great job capturing the story of how I met Judy Myers and Keith St. Onge at the World Barefoot Center. You can see my very first, sort-of-official backward barefoot start (with no shoes!)– but don’t blink, or you’ll miss me keeling right over two seconds later.
Back in November, 2010, I spent a week barefooting with gals from all over the U.S. We gathered at the World Barefoot Center for a week of fun skimming on the water. Waterski magazine joined us for a morning and took a snapshot of all of us barefooting off two booms, two boats (see below). The article and short clip about my return to barefooting are in the March issue of Waterski magazine.
At the beginning of this year, I joined Loser Moms in an attempt to lose weight for barefoot water skiing. I was heading down to the World Barefoot Center in March and I wanted to lose a few pounds before getting on the water. Part of the requirement to join was to post a picture on a personal blog. So with a heavy (yeah, pun intended!) heart, I went searching for a picture to post. … keep reading