THE FOLLOW THE BALL BLOG

Originally posted at Locker Room Access: https://virginia.lockerroomaccess.com/2020/03/26/coronavirus-and-sports-shutdown-how-will-the-humans-involved-cope/   The Daily Progress, Charlottesville’s hometown newspaper, ran an article on March 14th entitled “How four Virginia head coaches dealt with the NCAA’s cancellations of championships.” The article recounts how UVA coaches Lars Tiffany, Brian O’Connor, Kevin Sauer, and Steve...

Coronavirus has caused a bit of anxiety for me given the effect on my personal financial situation. I am facing many "what ifs" with respect to how I will generate income during this panic, for lack of a better word. I lived in New York...

This is my first ever video blog or "vlog" post. It's a reflection that attempts to acknowledge the distinction between my thoughts and feelings before and after cervical spinal fusion surgery on January 24, 2020. I owe the credit to my fieldwork advisor and de...

It has been about ten weeks since I set my intention to lose 25 pounds over a six-month period. I have experienced mixed results during that period. My whole approach has been predicated upon a process-oriented approach where I diligently track certain key actions on...

Many days I feel as if I am running headlong into oncoming traffic. Over the past seven years, I have adopted a much different outlook on life than I had for the prior 37 years. My current mindset is much more optimistic, positive, or growth-oriented,...

I recently attended my first Ironman triathlon in historic Lake Placid, New York. I accompanied two of my childhood friends who were participating in their first Ironman. I initially committed to attending the race for two main reasons. First, I wanted to support my friends,...