Faith, I like foods, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

The secret to my success

People love a good weight loss success story. They love to read about a magic diet or pill or surgery accompanied by a knock out before and after photo. The first thing they ask is "how did you do it?" And what they actually want to hear is something simple like "I just increased my… Continue reading The secret to my success

Faith, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized

New year, new goals

I'm sorry. I've been pretty quiet on here for the past few weeks. I didn't send Christmas cards. I didn't go caroling or sign up for bell ringing with the Salvation Army. But you know what I did? I rested. I enjoyed my family. I cuddled up on the couch and baked cookies with my… Continue reading New year, new goals

Marathon Training, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

Recovery

First, this is hilarious. And I promise, someday I'll stop talking about the marathon... but, it's time to talk recovery. I read several articles about what to do in recovery. How your body reacts after you ask it to run 26.2 miles. How you go through a bit of a let down. How it's much… Continue reading Recovery

Faith, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized

It’s all an adventure . . .

Does anyone else love scrolling through the "Memories" posts on Facebook? It's usually how I start every morning and love seeing what we did as a family years ago. 2 years ago yesterday on June 20, 2016, my husband and I decided to go hiking. For the first time. One kid was at camp and… Continue reading It’s all an adventure . . .

Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running, Uncategorized

Marathon Training Blog, Week 1

Our official Marathon Training Plan kicked off on Monday, June 4. This is a 20-week plan that I got from somewhere I can't remember and then tweaked to make it our own. I can tell you now, we won't be 100% successful at executing all of this. There will be bad days. There may be… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 1