A fun "Q&A" with Jessica...
Favorite Foods: Everything... ha! Seriously though... Pizza, Cheeseburgers, and Mexican
What food could you eat everyday? My Mom's scrambled cheese eggs!
Favorite Music: U2, Lumineers, Coldplay, Mumford and Sons
Favorite Books: The Art of Racing in the Rain, A Dog's Journey, A Dog's Purpose, Last Days of Summer
Other countries I've lived in: South Korea, Germany
Countries I've visited: Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Spain, Denmark (Where I married), Bulgaria, UAE, New Zealand, Australia
Countries I'm dying to visit: Scotland, and I want to see more of Ireland!
Favorite Season: Summer
What's worse...being cold, tired, or hungry? COLD! I hate being cold. Ironically, being born and raised in Wisconsin does NOT make you immune to disliking cold temps.
Beer or Wine? I'm a beer girl... prefer red ale!
Maiden Name.. "Umentum" - sounds like "Momentum" with a "U"
Most Cherished experience? Giving birth to my daughter Kasey
Family? Youngest of 8 children... 5 brothers, and 2 sisters... yes, we're Catholic!
College Major: Exercise and Sports Science
College Minor: Business Administration and Military History
Home Town: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Current Residence: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Favorite Quote: "You can quit, and no one else cares, but you will always know." - Commander John Collins and Founder of Ironman
Favorite Past Time: Napping, reading a book, catching up on my reality T.V. addiction!
Favorite T.V. Shows: Survivor, Modern Family, Happy Endings, The "Real Housewives," and I love watching old episodes of "Frasier" with my Mom.
What have triathlon and parenthood taught you? PATIENCE. Everyday I constantly need to remind myself of that in both of those aspects of my life. Great things don't happen overnight, but with time, a lot of care, and belief in the process both are very rewarding!