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2014 Highest Paid Female Athletes

The World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes

Last week, Forbes Magazine released the list of the Top 10 World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2014. This list includes prize money AND endorsements, so it is a true top-ten list. It goes as follows: 2014 Top 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes Maria Sharapova, Russia (Tennis) Salary/Winnings: $2.4 million Endorsements: $22 million Total: $24 million Li… [read more]

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]

Empowering Thoughts:

Drake and Skylar Diggins at the ESPY's

The ESPY’s got me thinking about feminism and women’s sports

I took part in the ESPY’s activities and awards ceremony this year, and it was a great reminder of how many inspiring athletes there are these days. It’s so moving to see the difficult obstacles athletes have overcome; it’s a great night to acknowledge their grit and determination, their dedication and sacrifices, their accomplishments and achievements. Sitting in… [read more]

2014 Pre Classic Oregon

Why I Wasn’t at the Prefontaine Classic

I usually hide out and keep my mouth shut when I’m injured, sick or have anything else come up that keeps me from performing as intended because I never want people to think I’m making excuses for absence or poor performance. But as a veteran coming into her wisdom I realized this weekend how silly that is!… [read more]

GO Mommy GO! Modern Day Motherhood

Should I send my kids to Public School or Private School

The Great Dilemma: Public Schools vs Private Schools

The twins are on a swim team that practices at a private Jewish school in town. Of course, we parents have lots of different conversations while watching our kids practice together. One of the topics that came up the other day is whether to send children to public or private school. Most of these parents either… [read more]

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]

Healthy Lifestyle:

Olympic Training Center

Have any athletes out there ever got to the point where you actually wish something terrible was wrong with you so that you had a valid excuse for your disappointing performance? 2014 was the first “bad season” of my career. I have dealt with injuries and setbacks before, but I’ve always been able to get it… [read more]

Choosing a bottled water

As an athlete, I am always trying to find ways to improve. And by improve, I don’t just mean get faster, although that is the ultimate goal. There are so many things that go into “getting faster” besides running faster on the track. As a hurdler, there is a lot of technique involved, so I… [read more]

Inspiring Words:

Inspirational Quotes: Women kicking ass

When [Maya Angelou] speaks, it is with intense clarity, as if her words are aligned, standing at … [read more]

Inspirational Quote on the Meaning of Life

"Money comes and goes. When you pass away it's about what you've done to make this world a better … [read more]

Inspirational Quotes: Commitment

  The difference between excellence and mediocrity is COMMITMENT. … [read more]

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