Ethics In Sports

Tammy Thomas, The Resilient Cyclist, A Peaceful Life – Part 4


October 30, 2015 Hello, and welcome back to my blog! What have you done to feed your mind today? I hope you’ve found a way to feed yourself positive thoughts. Personally, I find that on days I speak positive thoughts to myself as soon as I wake up (especially when all circumstances in my life […]

The Resilient Cyclist – A Peaceful Life, Part 3


October 23, 2015 Hello, and welcome back to my blog! It’s easier for single people to get depressed. When I come home, there’s no one to talk to about my day or the struggles I face. I do have a cat, but I haven’t broken through the language barrier. The older I get, the harder […]

A Peaceful Life, Part 2


October 16, 2015 Hello! And, welcome back to my blog! I hope you’ve had a great week. Last week, you read Part 1 of A Peaceful Life. If you missed it, no worries—you can pick it up right here: http://www.thetammythomas.com/a-peaceful-life-part-1/ . A Peaceful Life Part 2 My parents took me to the Schwinn store in downtown […]

A Peaceful Life-Part 1


October 10, 2015 Hello, and welcome back to my blog! Last week, you read the Overview to my book. Don’t worry, if you missed it, you can find it here: http://www.thetammythomas.com/the-resilient-cyclist/. Before we get into the actual chapters, I’ll let you know that most (but not all) of what’s to come will be a first […]

The Resilient Cyclist Overview


OVERVIEW Every 107 seconds, a woman under the age of thirty is sexually assaulted. In 1995, I became part of that statistic. My insatiable desire to win led me into a sexually abusive relationship with my cycling coach whose uncompromising demands for total physical compliance ruined my dreams of becoming an Olympic champion. My attacker—my […]