Working Through the Hard

Carrie Lagas joins us today and talks about the past year and a half of determining what was wrong with her ankle and finally needing to get surgery.  As an avid runner, it has been a difficult journey for Carrie who just had to have a 2nd surgery to remove a pin that was causingContinue reading “Working Through the Hard”

Own the Journey

Alison Ottenbreit talks about the importance of owning her own journey as far as her health and her job go.  She also talks about the importance of letting her 9-year-old daughter own her own journey.   Alison has a PhD in social psychology and works for Legal Services Corporation.  She talks about the importance ofContinue reading “Own the Journey”

Challenge Accepted

Today we interviewed one of the women who joined us in our Daniel Plan Challenge.  Deb Tormey participated in cheerleading, track & field as well as basketball in high school and is now a high school guidance counselor and is currently studying clinical, mental health counseling. Deb talks about her motivation in joining the DanielContinue reading “Challenge Accepted”

Holistic Health

As collegiate athletes, we learned that we needed to pay attention to our holistic health, body, mind and spirit.  Then as we get out into the world, we often struggle to maintain that level of health.   Today, Becky & Patricia discuss the importance of being healthy and issue a challenge for anyone who wantsContinue reading “Holistic Health”

You are not your Stat Sheet

In today’s interview, Becky & Patricia talk to Sara Wolf, a former basketball player from George Washington University.  Sara is now working for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Anne Arundel, Maryland.  Sara talks about how she used to find her identity and significance in her performance on the basketball court and how unhealthy thatContinue reading “You are not your Stat Sheet”

Why the Enneagram?

The Enneagram is a personality test that goes deeper than the surface. It helps us to understand ourselves and other people and love them better. The test itself only takes about 10 minutes to take and you can take that here. Once you have taken the test and seen your potential results, go to TheContinue reading “Why the Enneagram?”

Perseverance

Becky and Patricia are excited to welcome Anna Montes, one of their college teammates to join them. Anna talks about the importance of perseverance and defines perseverance as “living in the hard.”  Anna talks about some personal struggles in which she needed to persevere and how she learned that through conditioning in soccer. She encouragesContinue reading “Perseverance”

No Excuses

We all have excuses.  We all have that inner voice that we allow to discourage us. What do we do about it?  How do we combat excuses and move forward in freedom to accomplish our goals? Becky & Patricia talk about the importance of knowing your why, because when you know your why you willContinue reading “No Excuses”

Watch Film

Watching film as an athlete is both the best and worst experience you’ll have.  On the one hand, it is hard to watch your mistakes, but on the other hand, you get to see where you can improve.  You can’t hide on film.  Video doesn’t lie.   Watching film in real life gives us theContinue reading “Watch Film”

Measuring Perfection

Barb Cordova has been a gymnastics coach for over 20 years.  Before coaching, she was a gymnast herself.  Measuring perfection comes naturally.  Barb shares about her relationship with perfection as an athlete and now an adult and how she keeps perspective and helps her athletes keep perspective as well.  She also shares about the lossContinue reading “Measuring Perfection”