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Dedicated To Every Perfectly Imperfect Girl

July 1, 2012

When I was in middle school – like most 12 year old girls- I started to become very aware of my body.  Even more so – I was becoming aware of what my body looked like compared to other girls’ bodies. I could not WAIT to shave my legs. And what’s more-I hated the hair [...]

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Blisters Eventually Turn to Calluses: The Ups and Downs (and Pukes)

June 28, 2012

When I step back and look at the last two days…I’ve had two amazing days. Tuesday I rowed my longest row yet, 28 miles from Port Washington to Sheboygan. Wednesday morning I got up and rowed 24 miles to Manitowoc. When I look at the big picture I feel positive and that things are going [...]

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Leaning On My Gibby Girl Strength: Week One Complete

June 22, 2012

It’s been a full week since I left Chicago for this journey. Sometimes it feels like the time is flying, sometimes the minutes feel like hours. I have been so fortunate to meet so many supporters on this first leg of the trip. The Racine Yacht Club graciously hosted Liv and I while the high [...]

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