May 31, 2021
By the age of 30, I had more than I could ever possibly ask for - international athletic career, academic accolades, growing business, dream home, loving husband, new family,...
While powering through short winter days of snuggling a newborn, caring for a toddler, managing my team, and planning to retire my husband… something unexpected happened.
Postpartum depression and two trips to the ER due to burnout, paired with incredible homesickness and grief after losing two grandparents, were clear signs that the same work ethic, strategies, and mindset that had given me everything, could now kill me.
I would love to say that what happened next was a movie-like epiphany and an instant transformation that has catapulted me right back to the top. But. It. Wasn't.