"We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.
-- Jeff Warner
"What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you."
-Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons (talking to her daughter)
If there is any secret to this life I live, this is it: the sound of what cannot be seen sings within everything that can, there is nothing more to it than that.
"The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one."
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It has been a long time since I gave any credence to the saying that “everything happens for a reason.” The first time something happens around you that is senseless and wrong the mind begs, “Why? Why me? Why them? … Continue reading
Yesterday at my monthly OB appointment I told my doctor that I didn’t really know why I was gaining so much weight, I was really trying to cut out the sugar. Today I ate a double decker oatmeal creme pie, … Continue reading
When I started announcing my pregnancy one of my less tactful friends responded with, “Wow. You guys are starting over!” I guess that is one way of looking at it. It doesn’t happen to be the perspective that I am … Continue reading
I love to read the Huffington Post and this article was on that I enjoyed because it validated many of my own quirks. Of course I have known that I am introverted from the time I knew what an introvert … Continue reading
Its been a couple of years since health and fitness became important to me. Out of my 32 years, that means that the first 30 were spent NOT focused on health or fitness. This summer has had its ups and … Continue reading
Some time last year Cory sent me an email during the work day to tell me that his co-workers had made this rediculous suggestion to him that they participate in a tough mudder race, and didn’t I agree that it … Continue reading
Every summer goes by quickly, I guess that is just part of getting older. When I was a child I remember feeling like the summer days with no school friends to play with would drag on forever, and then every … Continue reading
Every day I wake up way too early. 4:45 AM. I follow up the early wake up call with an intense hour long work out that leaves me aching all day long. Everyday I get a little bit closer to my health … Continue reading
I post about my workout accomplishments on Facebook, and I tend to tell anyone that will listen about my latest run. It may be annoying, but I am comfortable with that. On a recent weekend stroll through the mall I … Continue reading