Abby Lewtas

BANG! Rupturing my Achillies.

BANG! Rupturing my Achillies.

There is nothing like the thrill of speed, I'm talking about the fast kind not the drug! I love the feeling of running fast, perhaps my love affair with this is what made me such a successful sprinter. Being lost in the moment. Moving my legs and arms as quickly as they will take me. Relaxing my body into the rhythm and pace. Feeling the coolness of the wind speeding past my cheeks. My hair fly’s behind me and my face is cold. All I can think about is what I can do to go faster. My arms glide back and forth and my legs follow stretching out. My feet gracefully take the weight of my floating body, impacting on the firm surface.

Stop wishing your time away.

Stop wishing your time away.

Spring as sprung and and for most of us down here in the southern hemisphere winter is well and truly over. Something that so many of us are very happy to see. I'm still holding on to my last few days of 'winter at the snow' and am just trying to figure out how I can get a few runs in on my snowboard later today and for the rest of this week.

Do you want to become a life coach?

Do you want to become a life coach?

"You're going to see a Life Coach?" My good friend and colleague remarked with hesitation in her voice. "Be careful Abby, its always such a risk when you find these people online, you never know who or what you will get."

Tune back in to YOUR life.

Tune back in to YOUR life.

A friend of mine looked me dead in the eyes and said: "You have the most amazing life." I froze as my eyes glassed over with tears and my face started to burn. "Every time I see what you're doing your adventuring somewhere new, climbing mountains, jumping off waterfalls or hanging out at the beach." Still frozen as the lump in my throat almost blocked off my airways. I had no response....she was absolutely right.

Reflecting on the Inspired Womens Showcase

Reflecting on the Inspired Womens Showcase

Whenever you have an important date set in your calendar it seems that the world will throw everything it's got at you, just to really see how bad you want it. I knew life was a bit of a rollercoaster but these last few weeks, a crazy patch, made me wonder if I was going to fly off the rails.

Roller Derby...another chapter complete.

Roller Derby...another chapter complete.

This is just another chapter in my life coming to an end. And I'm not one for wasting life - that's part of the reason I have to leave this game! As we all know, as one door closes another will open. This next door I'm opening blind...I'm excited for what's to come but simply have no idea of what life will gift me next. All I can do is take the next step forward, with an open mind and an open heart. Show me the way!

Travel Diaries #2: Iguazu - The most spectacular waterfalls I have ever seen.

Travel Diaries #2: Iguazu - The most spectacular waterfalls I have ever seen.

Most people I spoke with told me that the Argentinian side of Iguazú Falls were much more spectacular than the Brazilian side. Perhaps it was for this reason, my expectations of Foz do Iguaçu were surpassed. Regardless, I was glad I visited the Brazilian side first.