How would you describe yourself?
"I am eclectic! Or electric …Or maybe it’s eccentric? I like all of those words a lot. I keep things, people and goings on in my life that reflect my insatiable curiosity. This means lots of colors, shapes, sounds and other stimuli to keep my attention…
What do you see when you see yourself?
"I see persistence, determination, beauty, pain, laughter, happiness. I see my kids, my future, my grandkids that I haven't even met yet. I see a woman, hardworking, sincere, and honest."
What is the best compliment you've been given?
"That I was a good mom.…
What are five words that best describe you?
"Nice, friendly, awesome, pretty and talented."
If you could make one rule that everyone in the world had to follow, what would it be?
"No bullying, because bullying is wrong. If you are bullied, you should always go to a teacher and not try to solve it…
What is the most valuable lesson you learned?
"I’ve learned to get dressed, show up no matter what the situation and to never shake someone’s hand sitting down."
What is it like to be the middle child?
"You don’t get any perks, but you learn to do what works to keep everything…
What is your favorite thing about CrossFit?
"I really like the community; you come in here, and it's a brotherhood or sisterhood. You have that connection with everybody because you're all doing a workout. You get a close bond because you suffer together. It's a great tool for someone like me, who…
What is the biggest mistake you've ever made?
"Not pursuing my dream. Music, acting, you know, show business. I'm good at it, too."
What are you most proud of?
"Growing close to Jehovah. I found Jehovah through the Good News, Kingdom Hall. I met some brothers and sisters years ago, started studying…
Tell me a little about yourself.
"I'm 83 years old, I run 15 miles a week, I'm not fast, but I have run in a lot of 5Ks. No matter how slow you are, you can always find company."
What is your wife like?
"She is sweet, kind, considerate. She loves me, but that doesn't say much about her judgment.…
What's your nephew like?
"He is outgoing and very smart."
What's the hardest thing you've gone through?
"I don't know. I've been through a lot, if I had to narrow it down ... losing my grandma. That was my heart right there; she raised me."
Who do you admire?
"My momma. I admire her because she is…
Are you Buddist?
"No. My family is Buddist. I believe if I want a better life, I have to work hard and try hard. If I just pray to Buddha that I want money, I don't think I'm going to get it if I don't try hard."
What's your favorite thing about you?
"I like to take care of people."
What do you…
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you?
"I fell asleep in class one time and I woke up; it was time to leave and I was drooling."
What kind of woman do you aspire to be?
"I want to be successful. I don't want to be rich and be a show-off. I want to stay humble."
If you were…