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Carpe Diem...


Well, the season is winding down and we have clinched a playoff spot for the 11th year in a row. Absolutely AWESOME to be a part of once again : ) When I think about this time of the year, the one phrase that stands out to me is – “Carpe Diem.” It’s amazing to me that this is my 14th year playing, 15th year in the WNBA, and as my career is nearing the end, every opportunity is precious.

We recently had a team meeting in which I stated, “What if we all played this game every night like it was our LAST time to play? What if every practice we practiced like it was our last? If every day we lived like it was our last? How different would we all be?” Opportunity Knocks is an expression, but it’s also a realization that we have so many opportunities. So many opportunities to make a difference in our life and the lives around us, but it is truly what WE make of it.

2015 Indiana Fever

The question I’ve been getting as of late is, “What do you want your legacy to be?” I’ve said that it’s the way that I live my life both on and off the court - the passion that I have, the love that I possess, and just the all out way I approach every situation. So, now I would say that it’s taking advantage of EVERY OPPORTUNITY that comes my way. Not going at it in a haphazardly manner, but with every ounce of what’s inside of me. That’s just the way that I’m wired.

Make every moment last...

So, back to my question… God has given us so many skills and so many opportunities in our lives. Are you living your life to the fullest? Are you taking every moment in- every breath, every step, every moment to the fullest? Carpe Diem…

Until next time- Best wishes and God Bless!