GO Mommy GO! Modern Day Motherhood

Happy Mother's Day

The Greatest Love of All

It’s surreal to celebrate Mother’s Day alongside my own mother these days. When my sisters and I were growing up, the attention was all on our mom for Mother’s Day. Now we are grown with our own children, and we are celebrating it together, with my mom holding the infamous title of GRAMMY! To the… [read more]

Getting in shape after having a baby

Getting back in shape after having a baby

Lashinda, I am a 26 year old athlete who is pregnant. How did you start practicing after the birth of your twin boys? Did you start running miles or did you jump right back on the track? – Nadine Nadine, thanks for asking that question. I bet there is not one woman who is or… [read more]

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Spotlight on our Future

Inspirational stories from women overcoming adversity

My Name is Hydia Clark, and I Am No Longer SILENT

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hydia Clark, a 17-year-old high school senior for our Go Woman Go Future Spotlight Series. Life sure can throw you some curves balls. At the age of five, my biggest worry was a new Barbie Doll or the latest new Brat Doll coming out; I had no… [read more]

Getting into college - applications and admissions process

Getting into your dream college isn’t just about your grades

I had high aspirations as a high schooler and was determined to do whatever it would take to reach my goals. My dream schools were UCLA and USC, two very competitive and prestigious universities that were right in my own backyard in Los Angeles. I listened to the advice I was given and took honors and… [read more]

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GO Woman GO! Pursuing your Career

Work Life Balance: Working Parents who Travell - Face Time

Working Parents who Travel: Get Some Face Time

The Twindigs’ birthday is June 5th. This year, after being sick with an infection the weekend before, I decided it was best to withdraw from the Rome Diamond League meet on June 5th and celebrate my babies’ birthday while getting my strength back. We went to Legoland and had a blast! It was great to be… [read more]

Mae Jemison on the Endeavor

Mae Jemison: Breaking Free from the Slavery of Normal

I love reading about famous women in history who have rocked the boat and defied the boundaries and limits society tries to put on them. For Black History Month, I want to talk about an incredible woman I didn’t even know about until I saw her picture and description on someone’s Instagram page last week.… [read more]

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Empowering Thoughts:

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What Champions Get Nervous About

We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are. – Anaïs Nin Don’t ever let anyone tell you that champions don’t get nervous. Champions most certainly do get nervous – as bad as anyone else! But there is a difference between the type of energy spent being nervous about things you… [read more]

Lashinda Demus on getting kicked out of school

The Hard Truth: I got kicked out of college

I had tunnel vision for track. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fast. And I knew it. And it was all I wanted to do. The better I did, the harder I wanted to work. It was like a puzzle to me – how can I rearrange these pieces and get to… [read more]

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Inspirational Quotes: Getting Results

"I am results driven! I like SAYING I'm going to do something and then seeing it get DONE. That's … [read more]

The path is not paved in gold, but the reward is eternal.

The path is not paved in gold, but the reward is eternal. The 2014 season has been a bit of a … [read more]

Serena Williams Beats Black Unicorn

And all they see is motion. They never see the tears, they never feel the pain... So many never … [read more]

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