Feb 072012

Success is giving 100 percent today and seeing yourself as having what it takes to accomplish something amazing right here and now instead of putting forth a mediocre effort today while you wait for success to come to you at some later date.

Nov 142011

Since exercise, particularly swimming, transformed me from sickly and unhappy to vibrant, healthy and passionate, I feel compelled to share this amazing gift with others.

Nov 032011

Failure followed by another try and another one or 10 after that is my idea of winning.

Nov 012011

To me, exercise is not a punishment or a tool to lose weight or get faster. It is a gift I give my body to nourish it and say, “Thank you.” The elation, good focus, toned body and fast swimming I experience are my body’s reciprocation of that gift.