Finally, My first race

  I did it, finally ran my first 5K. My running journey started a little over a year ago as a good habit to replace my bad habit of smoking with. I quickly became hooked on the way running made me feel and have done so ever since. A few months back I finally signed…

Love vs Toxicity

We live in a world and in a time where there seems to be so much toxic around us. Not just food, but water, the air we breathe, and even relationships in our lives can be toxic. I for one believe that a toxic relationship can cause just as much physical harm to our bodies…

Wellness – a visit to Historic Mare Island

Part of Wellness and health for me is getting out in nature and embracing my surroundings. It is also a great way for me to develop relationships, meet new people and learn things I wouldn’t have hadn’t I got out. My husband and I had an opportunity (without children) to go on a hike this…

Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron sharpens Iron, So one person sharpens another – Proverbs 27:17 Have you ever thought about how important community is around you , especially in your fitness life? Well, community is important. Today, I met a new friend. I decided to do a run in the gym instead of going to the park and running….

What are your dreams? Make a Dreamboard

What are your dreams? Do you keep track of them – do you believe they are attainable? Have you ever taken the time to make a dream visual? About two years ago I was moved to make a Dream Board. I spent time meditating on God during this whole process – I asked him to…

My progress – motivation to keep going

OK – FIRST OFF, PLEASE DO NOT LAUGH AT MY HAIR IN THE BEFORE PICTURE. Also, forgive me for the photo quality but I have gotten a LOT of requests for before pictures and they are mostly selfie’s from my iPhone! You see, I made the decision to go natural and change my lifestyle at…

Do you have a “Serenity Spot?”

Throughout the past several months during this journey I am on, I have found a part of myself that I had lost for many years. The part inside me that I let guide me to seek out new things (experiences, objects, locations) as children we are so inquisitive, and I believe this quality is one…