Category: My Life

Growing Pains

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin My three year old son recently mastered pulling his underwear up all by himself after using the restroom. It was an exciting day in our house as he proudly

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5-4-3-2-1 Go!

I’m trying to get myself prepared for the new year. For me this means a lot of cleaning, searching Pinterest for new recipes, decluttering, re organizing, and praying. Okay, it also involves eating a lot of sweets between now and midnight on December 31st. I’m currently reading The Five Second Rule by Mel Robbins. I’m

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Eat the Ice-cream, Straight from the Carton

Today I asked my son what he wanted for dinner. He happily exclaimed, “chicken nuggets!” which was what I was hoping for. “And tater tots!” my daughter added – done and done. I preheated the oven and started making myself a salad as my daughter told me I’m the best cook ever (ha!). Take that

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Where is the starting line?

I’ve been a little off my game this week. I haven’t been running, I haven’t been working out, and my eating has been terrible. So I called for a restart tomorrow. But where is the starting line? I’ve called for a restart too many times to count in my life. Restart on healthy eating, restart

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I’m Stronger

I turned 32 three weeks ago and flipped a switch. I was done being out of shape and tired all the time. So I started eating better and running. But just because my body isn’t what it once was, doesn’t mean it’s weak. I’ve given birth to three babies completely naturally. I’ve been breastfeeding or

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