Mind Your Own Uterus

Imagine attending a wedding with your sweet rainbow baby and a Nigerian Aunty (not by blood, but it’s a title we give to our elders) cavalierly asks “when will you have baby number two?”. To her it may have been an innocent question, but to you, it’s much deeper than that. Do I think she … More Mind Your Own Uterus

5 Tips To Help Student-Athletes Adapt To The College Environment

I have partnered with The Center for the Female Athlete which provides a place for young female athletes to be heard & empowered to be the best versions of themselves. As a former athlete who’s life was transformed through sport, and a girl mom, I love the invaluable resources The Center provides. I am extremely … More 5 Tips To Help Student-Athletes Adapt To The College Environment

Watching My Sister Compete As A Spectator For The First Time

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love and respect my little sister Cindy Sember, and I am incredibly protective over her. So much so that my mom has jokingly called me her “second mom” in the past. For those of you who don’t already know, my sister is a world class hurdler, two … More Watching My Sister Compete As A Spectator For The First Time

Five Facts About Marriage That I’ve Had to Relearn

I met my husband when I was seventeen and he was nineteen on the University of Michigan track team several years ago. We were instantly drawn to each other and my college coaches and teammates were convinced we would get married one day. Eleven years of marriage later, and I am glad they were right. … More Five Facts About Marriage That I’ve Had to Relearn

Five Trade-offs From Track Retirement & Lessons Learned

With us officially entering summer 2022, I stopped to reflect on the year so far and how different life looks for me these days. This time of the year has been associated with championships and competitions for my whole adult life, so needless to say, I’m adjusting to the new change of pace. There have … More Five Trade-offs From Track Retirement & Lessons Learned

Four Things Not To Take For Granted As A Professional Athlete

As a retired athlete who had the privilege of competing professionally for twelve years, there are aspects of that lifestyle that I didn’t appreciate as much as I could’ve in the moment. And quite frankly, some aspects that I miss. Not miss in a “let me come out of retirement” kind of way, but miss … More Four Things Not To Take For Granted As A Professional Athlete