This dark shadow has been following me, taunting me and calling me out of what I preserved as darkness swallow me whole. This time I felt like I was going to go over the edge and lose it all over the emotional rollercoaster of destruction. The cries for help have been beckoning me to seek deeper understanding and clarity and yet, the idea of admitting I needed helped was fought with feeling beaten … [Read more...] about Wandering
Smile. Ask someone how they are doing? Pause. Listen. Really listen. Pray. The time to connect, encourage and inspire is upon us. Let us not get so focused on our screens that we forget to be available. As I sit dealing with my own fears of flying there is a young 19-year-old girl sitting next to me getting ready to embark on an exciting yet scary adventure. Her apprehension, … [Read more...] about Connection
Having setbacks on your journey to healthier living is inevitable. It's hard to eat, breathe and be perfect in an imperfect world. After vacation ended on Friday I was sad to see I was 4lbs up on the scale. It is in moments like this that I want to eat my feeling and be upset that my genetics have failed me yet again!!!! Friday morning was also the official end of my 21 day detox and despite my … [Read more...] about Celebrate YOU!
As I sit here struggling this morning... struggling to hold onto peace, struggling to rest and struggling to trust God I begin to wonder if this is a normal process in our journey with Faith, Family and Fitness. I say this because no journey is without ups and down. No journey is perfect or easy. So, what about those days when you just want to throw the covers over your head and hide out from the … [Read more...] about There Will Be Days Like This…
Where did the idea that we had to prepare to start a journey come from? Let us think about this concept for a minute. We wait for Monday to start a new diet. We wait until after a holiday weekend to give up junk food. We wait for a baby to be born to start getting healthy... because heck why not just over indulge when we can get away with it, right? No, wrong!! Why are we … [Read more...] about Got to Start Somewhere
Do you struggle to believe in a supportive God? Do you feel like God has let you down? Do you feel like God has ignored your pleas and prayers? Are you holding all those thoughts and feelings captive inside locked away so, no one knows how you really feel? Guess what friend? God can handle your doubt. He can handle your frustration, struggle and even your anger! We all have those … [Read more...] about Are you struggling to believe?