Full Core {An Exercise Nothings Story}

We were walking outside for an Adventure Walk (ie- me trying to keep them alive while walking in our neighborhood...) and the FedEx truck pulled up with the Full Core. That is Bug running to the truck- clearly the FedEx driver is more concerned than I was...

Getting back into shape is hard, especially with it being colder outside and my body naturally requesting a second bowl of cheesy chili with Fritos... or Halloween Candy... and I could go on and on here. I love to eat and honestly feel like I'm hungry more often when it's colder. As I learn to eat less as I'm exercising regularly, a little help occasionally is a great thing and that's why I was … [Read more...]

To Love Myself: Health and Truth

in the Light

After not being able to eat a meal for 4 days because of a bad case of strep throat, I began to appreciate how delicious food is and LIFE giving. Every time I'd try to eat I'd be choking it down and the effort to swallow felt like needles stabbing me. This was a terrible, terrible ordeal and in the middle of it I found myself bargaining with God for health, praying to God for health and … [Read more...]

My C25K Adventures


I decided to start to write more about my Couch to 5K training... simply to encourage (amuse?) you! OK, aaand also for the accountability that comes with talking about it. Because, you know,  thousands, hundreds, dozens 5 of you who read this blog may ask me how my training is going and I don't want to have to say, "ahhhhhhhh" and have to come up with a great excuse. This is part of my New Year, … [Read more...]

New Year, New You


If 2012 doesn't finish with the world ending, my hope is that over the year my whole family will be healthier from eating more raw foods, organic and all natural than we have been. If you've followed my blog over the last year, you have seen my journey as I've explored cooking healthier and gluten free;  first because I HAD to because Ben lost his job so we couldn't eat out as much AND for Bear … [Read more...]