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

What The Confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Means To Me

Have you ever heard the phrase “representation matters” used and wondered why it resonates with some people more than others? Or why some people (like me) make such a big fuss about diversity, equity, and inclusion? Well, imagine growing up in a world where you’re constantly being shown negative images of Black people and those … More What The Confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Means To Me

Why I Chose Pharmacy & Things You Should Consider When Choosing A Career

Exposure. It’s such a simple word, but yet so incredibly important at the same time. Whether you’re aiming to be a brain surgeon, or an Olympic Champion, it can be very difficult to aspire to something when you don’t even know it exists and thus don’t know the steps to take to get there. Furthermore, … More Why I Chose Pharmacy & Things You Should Consider When Choosing A Career