Monthly Archives: November 2010


This is how I roll.

Having 4 kids and running my own successful online fitness business has generated a lot of comments and questions from so many people.  I get people who feel the need to give me blessings, (which I appreciate), but I do sense sarcasm in some of these.  I also get people who think I’m crazy (not […]


Keep Your Hands on the Plow

Saturday evening we heard Franklin Graham speak at our church and then afterwards spoke to one of the counselors at length.  He mentioned to us about keeping our hands on the plow and not looking back (or around for that matter), but instead looking forward in order to be able to plow a straight line […]


My husband’s recipe for Shakeology – Chocolate, coffee and peanut butter, oh my!

I knew Shakeology was delicious by itself, but sometimes you want to experiment with different flavors.  My husband makes this recipe for me for lunch on the weekends.  I love it!  Here’s a video on how its made: Shakeology recipe


Jessica’s Healthy Whole Wheat Muffins

This muffin recipe makes a great snack to for your kids. They’re lower in fat and sugar than most muffins, and you can make them plain or add blueberries, cranberries or whatever you wanted. I made these the other day and added blueberries to half of them.  This recipe will make 12 muffins: •1/4 cup oil […]


Field of Diamonds, Field of Dreams

As some of you may know, over the past year, I have undergone a series of surgeries after tests revealed that my condition wasn’t hopeless and that my life could be saved. Some have been an inconvenience and others, the most painful experiences of my life. Yesterday was hopefully the last one for a while […]


Stress is Basically a Disconnected State That Believes Everything is an Emergency

“Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.” – Natalie Goldberg Can you imagine the editor of the New York Times or even the editor of your local paper not being […]