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
So, y'all non-MS'ers, sorry this post won't be of any use to you. You're welcome to read if you enjoy reading about my personal medical/food experiments :). SO. If you are new to Tec or a Tec veteran, you've likely dealt with all the fun side-effects. I almost didn't make it through the first month… Continue reading New Tecfidera Routine!
Dear 33-year-old me, Hi there, friend. I see you standing there, forcing a smile with that precious 8 year old girl of yours and all I want to do is sit down with you and have a chat. You're carrying a huge burden. Or rather, lots of huge burdens. You're still struggling to forgive your… Continue reading Dear 33-year-old me
I sat at the decorated table, adorned with colorful table cloth, themed centerpiece, cute paper plates with finger foods in various stages of nibbles, and MOPs (Mothers Of Preschoolers) literature for that month's meeting listening to the conversations of the other moms. I did not fit in. We were going to a church that was… Continue reading Thrive
Meet my friend the sweet potato: I'll be honest, I've not always been a fan. In fact, before my MS diagnosis, I would have told you I hated them. But, as with so many things in my life, that has changed big time! So what flipped the switch and turned these guys into one of… Continue reading Super sweet!
On a bad day, I used to find myself pulling into Baskin Robins for a mocha blast. On the worst of days I got the largest size which has nearly 1000 calories. Food has always been a comfort. I'm trying very hard in this season of life to catch myself when I'm wanting to turn… Continue reading Comfort foods
If you're reading this, maybe a loved one has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Maybe you're trying to research to better understand what they will be facing and how you can help. First, let me applaud you! Good for you. Having a positive support system is one of the best ways to tackle this disease. After… Continue reading What to do (and not to do)…
These are the moments that make my heart burst. While my daughter was waiting for me to dry her hair Saturday morning, she plopped down next to my husband and asked if he wanted to read her daily Bible devotion with her. She reads her Bible and does a daily devotion every morning. Not because we… Continue reading Daddy’s girl