Training for a Half Marathon

After months of working with my friend to transfer her race registration over to me, today it’s official.  On October 18th, I will be running my first half marathon in 5 1/2 years.  It has taken my heart, mind and body a lot to get back to this place. For years I let the skeletonsContinue reading “Training for a Half Marathon”

Cleaning Up After Yourself

Saturday night found Paul and I engaged in some heavy discipline with our kids.  5 of the kids were playing downstairs when we heard the baby screaming bloody murder, which sent us running downstairs to see what was going on.  Turns out…he’s two and wasn’t getting his way, therefore you would have thought he wasContinue reading “Cleaning Up After Yourself”

A Life Lived Better

No one can change your life perspective but you.  The things you decide to let bother you, the people you bring into your life, the adventures that you choose to embark on.  As an adult, all of these things are on you. I get pretty sick and tired of people constantly complaining about things, butContinue reading “A Life Lived Better”

Weight For an Excuse

Ok…so as per usual on a Tuesday morning I am watching reality TV.  Today I am watching the RHOOC episode from last night.  Not more than five minutes in to the episode, my jaw dropped from something that one of the ladies said. I had a physical reaction, so what else would I do butContinue reading “Weight For an Excuse”

Unanswered Prayers

“God’s timing doesn’t have to make sense, but it’s still perfect.  Trust him beyond your understanding.” I saw this quote on Facebook yesterday and found myself flooded with emotion.  4 1/2 years ago while going through my divorce I went to a Divorce Recovery Workshop offered at a local church.  At one of my meetings,Continue reading “Unanswered Prayers”

Have you discovered the Secret?

A couple of days ago a Facebook friend posted a quote.  I found myself commenting on it without even really thinking.  I asked her about a book.  Told her that the quote instantly made me think of it.  That book got me through my divorce.    Over the last couple of days, I have beenContinue reading “Have you discovered the Secret?”