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Some things about this pregnancy business haven’t surprised me, like the fact that I have been able to successfully learn to fall asleep on my side. (I figured it would come eventually!) Some things have surprised me, like the fact that getting dressed requires intentional focus, otherwise there would be serious tipping over. One thing Read More

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It’s been over five years since Steve and I decided it was time to start our family.¬†Five long years of doctor’s offices, medications, tests, surgery to remove endometriosis, and waiting. So much waiting. Last year or maybe even the year before, our church spent some time talking about God’s promises. One of the things we Read More

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A crisp, sunny September day. Over 200 women gathered to go for a 3.1-mile run together. Pink and sparklies fill the crowd. Friends to share the experience with. I thoroughly enjoyed the Girls Night Out All-Female 5K in downtown Kokomo yesterday. I picked that race for a few reasons: 1. Proximity: It was nice and Read More

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I’m five weeks in on an 18-week marathon training plan for the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon on November 2. It’s crazy to think that I’m almost a third of the way done with this journey. I feel like I still have so far to go both in strengthening my body to be able to run 26.2 Read More

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This race report is insanely late, like, six weeks late! But I wanted to document that it happened, so here it is, mostly for my own benefit. Pre-race: Steve and I stayed at at little BnB about two blocks from the finish line, so it was the easiest thing in the world to get up Read More