Life Lessons Learned From the Treadmill

I have said before that I like to think myself a runner. Most of my steps logged were taken on treadmills. Since I spend most of my miles here, staring at the same walls, I have much time to think about anything and probably everything. Over the last few years I have come to realize…

Focused on the Flesh

One of the darkest times of my life was sadly while I was on my journey to a better, healthier me. I remember a time, a couple of years ago, when I sat down to have my quiet time, the scripture reference was Romans 8:6. I opened up my Bible to see what it said….


Some days I wish I could eat like I use to. Somedays, I wish I could indulge in chili cheese tator tots, double cheeseburgers, sweet tea with endless refills. Somedays, I wish I could just buy that magic pill, potion, lotion, patch that every friend I know sells. The one that promises that I don’t…

Beautiful Things

I remember it was a Wednesday, the day that the Lord and I had it out about my surrender to Him. I had dropped my daughters off at youth group and I was so ticked off that I had to get healthy. I was so angry at God. I felt like counting calories and eating…

A Victorious Body

I was walking back to the campsite the other day, when my known reality came to an intersection with my new reality. Let me take you back a few years. I have been overweight since 2003. I topped out at 230 pounds. I held onto this weight through the years and my last two pregnancies….