Please Excuse the Mess & PSA

Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you all had a beautiful Christmas and that you are enjoying the excitement that the new beginnings of the fresh start the New Year brings. We spent a late Christmas in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was beautiful, fun, and I had some time to reflect … Continue reading Please Excuse the Mess & PSA

10 Ways Running A Marathon is Like Motherhood.

First, I've only run one full marathon. This picture was taken at the finish of the 2007 Colorado Marathon. I'm the short one (which is strange, since I'm 5'10"!). Second, I've only had one child. He's 9 months old. So, I can't really qualify myself as an expert at either thing--marathons or mommying. However, I … Continue reading 10 Ways Running A Marathon is Like Motherhood.

40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender

It's Ash Wednesday. You won't see me with any on my forehead. And you may or may not believe in any Christian doctrine or practices. Regardless, I think 40 days is a perfect amount of time to adapt to a new way of living.  I like ritual, when it's practiced with earnest intention. I think … Continue reading 40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! –At Home Workouts

I don't expect it to get much warmer than this today. It's already 1:00. The chill in the air poses a bit of a problem for this pregnant mom. You see, I loathe the gym. I love working out, but not in a gym. Before getting pregnant, this temperature wouldn't have stopped me from running. … Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside! –At Home Workouts