Paige VanZant is the she-hero I never knew I needed in my life.
Let me start off by saying that I know I’ve only been posting [and tweeting] about my creative writing ventures lately. Right now, however, I want to talk about the other half of my life: Mixed Martial Arts (known, for short, as MMA).
I’m still in the early[ish] stages of my training, of course. But, that doesn’t mean MMA isn’t a huge part of my life. In fact, when I’m not writing, eating, sleeping, showering, or driving, I’m at the gym training with my coach or on my own.
That’s why, today, instead of blogging about poetry, fiction, or my own personal angst, I want to talk about the hero[ine] I discovered fighting at the very top of the MMA universe: Paige VanZant. (more…)