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

How far we’ve come…

Sometimes I forget how we used to look... how we used to feel... how tiring it was just to walk up the stairs or bend over and pick up something off the floor. But when these people pop up, it all comes back to me. Here's the thing... no matter how we look or how… Continue reading How far we’ve come…

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

I like foods, Multiple Sclerosis, Not Today MS, Running

Pre, post, and while running foods!

I like food. I don't like being hungry. And i hate being out and about and not having access to good food. So, last night I wandered the isles of Kroger debating our post half-marathon snacks. Is it enough snacks for the 45 min car ride home? What if I'm wishing for more fruit? Will… Continue reading Pre, post, and while running foods!

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

Dear 33-year-old me

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

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

Thrive

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