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October 3, 2018

My Year on the IR List

(Post originally published in 2014 – included in October 2018 as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month) Just under a year ago, I went for a […]
September 15, 2018

FiAnances – 2017

With our 2017 taxes now filed, we wanted to make sure all of FiA Nation was aware of the financial health of the organization.   If […]
September 12, 2018

FiA Toledo Facts & Stories

Fun Facts about our Toledo FiA and Things we have done throughout the year: 1) We have had approximately 215 women workout with our group. 2) […]
August 25, 2018

Grandfather Mountain

If someone told me two years ago that I would hike what National Geographic describes as “one of the most technical mountain hikes without climbing equipment […]
August 25, 2018

Storm’s a brewing

I recall the first time I heard Dredd (the co-founder of F3 Nation) speak. He was invited to lecture at our couples Sunday school class. My […]
January 9, 2018

January 11th: Happy 5th Anniversary, FiA!

If meeting up with friends now includes a 4 mile ruck before coffee…or if you find that you now head into each day with a little […]
September 19, 2017

FiA Iraq

As I write this, I’m a week out from returning from a deployment in Iraq. When I first arrived, I was nervous and anxious. How would […]
September 11, 2017

Never Fight Alone

When I first started dating, my mom pulled me aside and gave me some of the best advice I’ve ever received. She told me not to […]
June 28, 2017

Want Change? Be the Change.

Many of you know this shirt above was created in honor of FIA Ruth Samuelson aka “Poli” who lived in Charlotte, North Carolina. I put on this […]
May 1, 2017

Monday Night Mix Up

Big group of ladies showed up tonight with a handful of FNG’s. The weather was just perfect for a good beatdown! Warm up Jumping Jacks 10 […]
October 10, 2016

What We Do in the Dark

  I’m sure most of you have seen Michael Phelps’ Under Armour commercial that debuted during the Olympics by now. If you haven’t seen it yet, […]
September 13, 2016

ICYMI: Makeda Delivers and Then Some!

While I hated to leave early, I was thrilled to attend at all.  Makeda is a friend and while I’ve spent many dinners or brunches across the […]