The Validation Dance

“Approval is a lover who will always break your heart.”- SAMMY RHODES Last year I had a broken heart. It was the product of years of living for other people, for approval, for external validation.  My name is Kathy and I am a people-pleasing-gold-star-validation seeker. Validation is a tricky thing. We all seek it to some […]

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Alabama

3 races, 3 states, 40 hours. MS/AL/LA Alabama — 6pm on a Saturday Holly and I left Mississippi and drove a few hours to Orange Beach, Alabama. A few hours in the car after a road race running OVER A BRIDGE means sore, aching hips. (I was equipped with sturdy birthing hips which feel neither particularly […]

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