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I’m stepping it up a notch in my final push of this year’s JDRF Ride to Cure season. If you’ve met me, you likely know my love affair for my alma mater, Auburn University. If you’ve never met me, you likely still know about my affection for Auburn. When asked my favorite teams in college […]
Saturday’s JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes was a homecoming for me. In 2012, I traveled to Death Valley as a first-time rider. I had no idea what I was getting into, and I was overwhelmingly naive about the 100 miles I dreamed of riding in the desert. I finished 70 miles with a lot of […]
When I signed up for my first JDRF Ride in Death Valley four years ago, I didn’t even own a bike. I purchased an old road bike and pedaled around Huntsville all summer. I thought I was well-trained heading into the 100-mile desert ride, but as I saw my last energy bar come back up […]
You likely know I’m headed back to Death Valley with JDRF in October to have my second go at the desert. Some of you have already supported my Ride this year, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart! This time around, I have a game plan which includes flying out early to […]
Dear 20-year-old Victoria, It’s 2016, and I’m writing this letter to you a few weeks before you turn 34. Driving to work this morning, I heard a radio segment where the host asked what five words we’d say to our 20-year-old selves. It was easy for me to know what to say. “Go buy yourself […]