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in pursuit of real beauty
Thursday, September 02, 2010      9 comments

HERE ARE THE VIDEOS I HOPE YOU'll WATCH: www.dove.us/#/features/v
mentid=7049579]/ p.s. After watching "evolution"...I invite you to watch the short video called "onslaught". It's pre... Read more
Go figure?!! Less sometimes IS more!!!
Sunday, May 23, 2010      7 comments

I am almost laughing...... I have literally been on a medically enforced "fast" from any exercise , for the past 6 weeks ( had hernia repair - hematoma - infection - dressing changes...etc. etc... still healing......) The funny thing is, p... Read more
Really LIVE today, cherish THIS moment.
Saturday, May 22, 2010      1 comments

I saw this on Gucci-Momma's page. It is so good, and I didn't want to forget it, that I wanted to post here as well ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE STATION.......by Robert J. Hastings TUCKED AWAY in our subconscious minds in an idyllic... Read more
Scale - you are "god" no longer!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      7 comments

To those who have never struggled with an eating disorder, the below words may be hard to fully understand or relate to. Irregardless, I think in today's world, the temptation to get unduly focused on externals, to the exclusion of a person's t... Read more
the heart of a champion
Thursday, September 24, 2009      3 comments

I recently wrote this post on a runner's forum, but I realized that I want to bring myself back to some of the thoughts expressed in the words - to encourage myself and others when the going gets tough. Though the below thoughts were originally... Read more
Life's true "race"
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      4 comments

Currently, I'm training for a 1/2 marathon. It's kind've my celebration that "I'm still here" after overcoming breast cancer this past year. The goal of crossing the finish line is my expression of thanks to God for bringing me through, and fo... Read more
dismantling unhealthy bodily perfectionism
Thursday, May 28, 2009      7 comments

I read the below from the spark digest, and wanted to print a portion here as a reminder to myself. I love the first line in the below paragraph! "START BY BEING APPRECIATIVE OF YOUR BODY AS A TOOL FOR LIVING YOUR LIFE -- focusing on all ... Read more
Commitment - Don't give up! Believe in yourself.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      4 comments

I saw this on a fellow sparkperson's page. It was so good, I wanted to post it here so I can refer to it when I need that extra "push" to stay with it! Hope it spurs any readers on, too! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~ Commit... Read more
Took the leap to become certified
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      7 comments

3/23/09 - Well, I took the leap. I enrolled in a course to get certified as a Personal Trainer. I just received my 700 page course book to study. Part of me is excited, and the other part of me is saying, "what have I done?!" Yep, I ... Read more
emotional eating
Monday, February 09, 2009      6 comments

After reading some articles (see link and articles below), I realized I still have some tendencies toward "emotional eating." Armed with this knowledge, I choose to assess my emotional state the next time I'm tempted to go off my healthy eatin... Read more
prayer for a spiritually "fit" Christmas - not about physical fitness :-)
Friday, December 19, 2008      7 comments

Praying that we all have a wonderful and very Merry CHRISTmas! I don't know about you... but during the hustle and bustle of this season, there is so much that competes for the attention of my mind and heart. My prayer for myself this sea... Read more
Hidden gem in cancer journey - freedom from unhealthy obsession with fitness/body image
Friday, November 21, 2008      7 comments

Journey into balanced view of body image/fitness One of the hidden gems of insight and liberation that God has brought to me through this journey is a healing of my self-image and self-worth as it relates to the whole fitness thing.... ... Read more
breast cancer revealed the cancer in my soul
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      3 comments

In June of this year, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Lord has brought me through a journey of healing both inside and out. I have found, that wrapped up in our journeys of life, God always hides nuggets of insight and wisdom, and tre... Read more