Life

Be your own super hero

It’s amazing how your mindset can change in a split second and suddenly you feel renewed with strength and hope. The last couple weeks I’ve been in a bit of a mental slump; even a little depressed/sad. I am missing face to face interaction with friends a lot. Terribly, actually. I have realized now more… Continue reading Be your own super hero

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Life · Motherhood · Parenthood

Changing Gears: How I finally saw myself as a good mom

In the past few weeks there’s been a shift in me. If you’ve followed my blog you know that some of my posts in the last year or two (quite possibly even more) have been pretty dark and filled with feelings of loneliness. Some would even say downright negative and whiny. Ouch. I’ve been honest… Continue reading Changing Gears: How I finally saw myself as a good mom

Life · Motherhood

Motherhood: I Owned It Today 

I think two things helped make today a fabulous Friday: fueling myself and community.  I was dreading getting out of bed this morning when my alarm went off because the night before I’d made a bad decision and stayed up late. I wanted to just hit snooze but then as I slowly remembered the commitment… Continue reading Motherhood: I Owned It Today 

Health and Fitness

My Self Confidence Has Stretched Out and Says, Let’s Do This!

I’ve never really been very athletic, especially when it comes to team sports. Throw me a ball, or a set of keys, and my first reaction is usually to duck and cover. I remember in Elementary school I was always excited and willing to participate in a game of tether ball or dodge ball or have… Continue reading My Self Confidence Has Stretched Out and Says, Let’s Do This!

Health and Fitness · Journey of my first 5K run

Santa Hustle Run

This post has nothing to do with Santa yet everything to do with love, giving, and believing. A couple weeks ago my husband went for a morning walk with Biggie our bulldog and our baby Celeste. I had the house to myself for a little while and as I made a visit to the restroom with cell… Continue reading Santa Hustle Run