An Open Letter To My Former Teammates

Dear [teammate], I’m sorry I haven’t spoken to you in a while. It’s been some years now since we were on the field together but in my mind, it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like just yesterday we were playing catch, hitting bp, dancing in the locker room, and hanging out on weekends. You…

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Life After Being A College Athlete – Part 2

This is the second part of a full post. To read the first part, click here! Life after being a college athlete can be tough to navigate. After retiring –– because of age, choice, or, like many, college-graduation –– athletes often experience feelings of loss, depression, anxiety and/or an inability to find their next passion.…

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Life After Being A College Athlete – Part 1

This is a difficult topic for me –– not because I’m emotional about it, but because I literally can’t find the words to describe how it feels. I started playing softball when I was around 10 years old. My sister had already been playing a year when I decided to join, and I only joined…

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