Updates “Where have you been?”

  Hello friends! It has been quite a while since I posted last but that is changing soon. I have had a lot of changes in my life in the past several months. For starters, I lost my beloved mother to cancer. This has been one of the roughest times in my life (and my…

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…

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…