No one wants to hear the words, “Multiple Sclerosis” come out of their doctor’s mouth. But, we all love to hear success stories from those who decided not to let a diagnosis rule their lives. Nora Gocking was a 350 pound, 34 year old, mother of two when she was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple… Continue reading The Not Today, MS Podcast!
I hear people say, “running must be easy for you.” Let me let you in on a little secret from every runner on the entire planet: Running is not “easy”. For anyone. If it were easy, everyone would do it. Sitting on the couch is easy. Netflix binging is easy. Eating a pint of ice… Continue reading “No one said it would be easy, but they said it would be worth it.”
Once upon a time, there was a 35 year old woman named, Judy. Judy was a mother of three-a 15 year old boy, an 10 year old boy, and a 4 year old girl. Life was good, except it wasn't. This busy mother of three was miserably sick and doctors struggled to figure out why… Continue reading A tale of two unwanted pregnancies
Anyone else love this haunting song by The Band Perry? It's so beautiful and sweet and yet so sobering and makes you think a lot about what you would want to tell others if you too died young. https://youtu.be/7NJqUN9TClM I'm not really "young" anymore. So, it may sound dumb to write a post called… Continue reading If I die young . . .
We’ve all said, “My mom is going to KILL ME!” at least a few dozen times in our lives. When I carved my initials on a piece of furniture, when I broke a beloved Christmas decoration, when I got a C in Algebra… I was sure my death was imminent. I was the baby—the one… Continue reading My momma
On Saturday, we ran in the Derby Mini Marathon in Louisville, Kentucky for the 3rd year in a row! On Friday night we headed to the Expo... When you're in your late 30's/early 40's, a "date" happens when you both get to be in the car together without kids :). I don't like to talk… Continue reading Well, that was fun!
Dear Dad, Most days I can muster up some grace and look on you with pity. What did you go through in your life to make you so mean to your wife and children? So cruel? If I work really hard, I can have sympathy and imagine that you made things right with God before… Continue reading What you missed…