Be Still and Hold

  There are times God puts us in a mandatory “time out” for a bit. It was a normal Saturday with tasks laid out before us. The day before I had picked up a load of mulch to finish the Ninja Course play area to make the it safer in the event of a fall…  like a fall would ever […]

Did I Really Just Run Every Day for a Year?

Did I really just run every day for a year?  When I attended my first Momentum Run class, I would have easily – hands down – been elected “LEAST likely to complete a run challenge.” I whined about everything from strength training to breathing, and I especially whined at the mere thought of getting up […]

Lessons from Obstacle Training

  The Warped Wall – So I have built “obstacles” in my backyard for my kids to play on…  ok, who am I kidding?  I built it so I can play too, I am still a kid at heart, even though I was born in 1967.  Anyway… of all the obstacles we have built, the toughest yet is the 14’ […]

Give it my best, Commit the Rest

“I live for God, for the faith that I have in Him. Knowing the sacrifices that Jesus Christ made on the cross for me and feeling like it’s in God’s hands, all I have to do is just give my best, commit the rest to Him. Everything else is taken care of. That takes the […]

Transformed Into a Butterfly

“A butterfly never has to try to prove to anyone that it’s not a caterpillar anymore.” – Beckah Shae #IAMfortified I’m like a caterpillar, transformed into a butterfly And these wings set me free, way high to the sky Now that I can fly Now everywhere I go, is where the wind blows It’s been a […]

Thankful for God’s Provision

You have been so encouraging, loving, supportive and excited with me along this journey I am on. However you have contributed (smiles, kind words, encouragements, meals, prayers, financially, HUGS, exercising together, friendship, questions – opportunities to share, reminders of Truth) – they are all appreciated and so treasured to me!! Thank you! It is kind of long […]

The Scale… what it is and what it is not

What is the purpose of the scale? Why should I weigh once a week? What the scale is not! According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a scale is “an instrument or machine for weighing”.  So, the purpose of the scale is to measure the weight of an object or person. The scale is a tool […]

30 four 30 challenge finishers!

We are so proud of the finishers of the #30for30challenge (16 total). Each overcame various obstacles and common excuses and completed the daily challenge one day at a time for 30 days. For some this was the first challenge like this they’ve completed! One of the great things about challenges is that, once you complete […]

What I do when I eat but don’t feel full

Enough is Enough.  Sometimes, I might eat something and feel satisfied. Other times, I eat the same thing and think, “Did I already eat that? – I don’t feel like I have eaten anything.” This has happened to me numerous times. I have a choice. In that moment, I have a choice – do I […]

Not the running type, but always a runner

I am not the running type. I was never a college or high school athlete. I never even played a sport in elementary school. Well, I played softball a couple of years, AND I cheered…before cheerleading was considered a sport. In high school we did some pretty cool stunts, but if you ask my sister…still […]