Breath {#wholemama and 6/31}

A few nights ago I woke up in the middle of the night with an aching headache. I tried to sleep, but the pulsing ache wouldn't let me and I realized both my hands were tingling suspiciously. I began to worry about what could possibly be wrong with me. I knew there were things to watch … Continue reading Breath {#wholemama and 6/31}

Statistics with the Tears – The Mother & Child Project {book review}

  The Mother & Child Project is a collection of essays intended to raise awareness about how we can improve women's health globally simply by providing education about family planning and basic health, access to effective birth control methods, and advocating for educating girls.  Here are some quotes to give you an idea of the book:  … Continue reading Statistics with the Tears – The Mother & Child Project {book review}

[Im]Practical Adjustments

"In our demand that we be practical, we have nudged the Spirit aside and gone after objectives we can reach without Him. We’ve learned to empathize, listen well, and affirm without judging, to free people to be themselves as they define who they are and what they want. Holiness has been bumped out of the … Continue reading [Im]Practical Adjustments

24: resistance.

(Sticks and boys: So much potential!) Romans 5:3-5 "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who … Continue reading 24: resistance.

The race. The run.

I race to run. I run to race. Something about racing just inspires you to run more. To do better. To train harder and to be faster. It's strange. Yesterday I ran my first race in two years (and my third ever race). The annual Harvest Classic in my hometown! Last year I watched my … Continue reading The race. The run.

Help! The sleep I should have had is attacking the skin under my eyes!

----------- And that is the refrain of my days. Along with: I need a nap. He won't go to sleep. He's not even sleepy. He wakes up alllll the time. I haven't slept through the night in ages. Like last summer. Before the child started dancing on my internal organs every night. ----- I was … Continue reading Help! The sleep I should have had is attacking the skin under my eyes!

Running Realizations

I have bunches of sore muscles I am much less likely to get bored while running if I throw in some speed work. I've found things like intervals and running with negative splits to be really fun and just make the miles fly by. All two of them. Lol :) I upped my long run … Continue reading Running Realizations

It’s so hot! 10 Things to Consider when Running with a Baby

The babe and I are conducting a nap time and I decided that instead of attempting sleep or paging through thousands of pins on that dreadful timewaster, but debatably useful, site dubbed Pinterest...I should write a blog post. And look at this! Here I am for the third time this month! (how is it the … Continue reading It’s so hot! 10 Things to Consider when Running with a Baby