So, here we are almost a week post half-marathon and I am just dying to reflect on this race! Quick recap – I signed up to run the Berlin Half Marathon with my husband back in November. I was super stoked to train and race with him… especially since I had never gone longer than a 10k!… Continue reading running my first HALF MARATHON!
Let’s talk about running, shall we? As mentioned, I’ve always wanted to be a runner. But, I’ve lacked the dedication and self-dicispline to make it happen. I’ve never had any formal running instruction… I just ran. I’m a swimmer by trade and a recent CrossFit junkie. But running? Running has always been this beast I… Continue reading a runner? continued…
Ok, y’all. I’ve decided to take on running with full force. I’ve always wanted to be a runner. I have some amazing friends who run and their dedication inspires me. I want to be just like them. My husband is also a big runner and I’d love to share his passion for the sport. So… Continue reading a runner?
I read a message in my devotional a few weeks ago about feeling guilty. It resonated with me then and again just now as I’m sitting in bed at 7:30 on a Thursday morning drinking my coffee. “Guilt presses us down, but godly conviction brings an opportunity to change and progress.” -Joyce Meyer I have… Continue reading feeling guilty.
I had a mini panic attack the other day that I would never work again. A fear I’ve had for a while and a sacrifice I knew I may have to make as a military spouse. But I wasn’t going to admit it… I wasn’t ready to admit it. I LOVE teaching. I love working with kids. I love… Continue reading finding my role.
Joanna Gaines, my spirit animal, wrote the most eloquent and genuine letter in the first issue of her magazine, Magnolia. She wrote about her struggle to focus on the now. She said, “Look too far ahead or behind, and we risk missing the joy intended for here and now. There’s a certain richness in today that… Continue reading what’s next.
A wonderful friend and mentor, Kate, encouraged me to have a word that will define 2017. She chose “bloom” and I totally copied her. Shortly after our move to Germany, my grandmother sent me a sign that read, “Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” A message that brought ALL the feels. First because my… Continue reading bloom.