All posts by Hanssie


6 Years | The Day My Life Began. Again.

Exactly six years ago today, I woke up like I did every morning, unaware that I would go to bed a completely different person and my life, as I knew it, was going to end. Not to be overly dramatic or anything, but as September 5th, 1977 was the date of my birth, September 21st,… Read More



41 By 41: Another Year, Another Set Of Goals

I just turned 40 earlier this week and surprisingly, I didn’t freak out about it. I do sometimes sit back and marvel at how quickly it has flown by. Then I get a little panicky about how there is so much more I want to do, see, and experience. The brevity of life has really been at… Read More


The 40: Moving To The Next Age Bracket

I woke up this morning feeling no different than I did yesterday (Well, maybe a bit less tired since I finally got a good, full night’s sleep). The only thing different is that I no longer am checking the 35-39 age group box, but the 40-44 will now be my go-to.   40 years old.… Read More






Ragnar SoCal 2017 Recap: Running On Empty

“Never again, never again, never again, never again…” I chanted to myself at 2:00 am as I struggled to catch my breath in the cold night air, hopping over sidewalk bumps and trying my best to ignore the drunk man serenading me from across the street. Clutching the grimy pepper spray canister in my hand, I… Read More