About



I'm a Christ Follower first and foremost...a daughter, sister, wife, mom, runner, writer, blogger and many more things. I love to read books, watch movies, run in the sunshine, and hang out with my family. I have one husband, 4 teens, 2 fur babies and a partridge in a pear tree.

I started running at age 40 after surviving cancer, surgery and treatment.  I felt as if I needed to prove to myself that if I could survive cancer I could become a runner.  Running was something I always said I could never do, or it just wasn't for me.  Walking is or rather was my choice of exercise, and I started doing that in my teen years.  I started a C25K program in the summer of 2011 and 4 months later ran my first 5K The 40th Stage Coach Run in Jacksonville Oregon in 34:36.  6 months after that I ran my 2nd 5K The Pear Blossom Run in 30:13. In May of 2012 I ran The 5 mile Bridge Street Run here in my hometown in 50:00. My training was going well for my 1st half marathon in September of 2012 until I sustained a pelvic stress fracture.  That put me out of the game for the entire summer and then some.  

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  1. Hi - Cool blog and very creative design! Thanks for sharing your links...connected with you on Pinterest too! - Nell (GoodMorningRunners)

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  2. haha... love your style! Looking forward to reading your stuff outside of April, too.

    Blessings,

    Dana at Waiter, drink please!

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    1. Your blog is beautiful and inspiring! Thanks for sharing!!

      The Good Twin @ thewinetwins.blogspot.com

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