Being a mother is a great gift. Probably one of the greatest gifts a woman can receive. But of course, there are also tough times, from the moment our children are born until forever. Because let’s be honest, we will always worry about them no matter how old they are right? But you know what is tougher? Being a mother with incurable chronic illnesses. From … Continue reading I’m a featured Badass mom with chronic illness
It’s time for most of everyone’s favorite time of the year right? Time to go shopping for some gifts, travel to see family and friends, cook big meals and hey….maybe squeeze a race or two in there. I know there are A LOT of ugly Christmas sweater fun runs out there! But while some of you may be asking for the latest Garmin, or those … Continue reading Why my Holiday wish list looks different than yours
There are many diseases that many of use suffer daily. There are a few that are invisible illnesses, such as Fibromyalgia. It is a disease that affects the muscles and soft tissues of your body. There are many symptoms to fibromyalgia, and many experience different ones. But the most common symptoms are: deep muscle pain, painful trigger points, sleep problems and fatigue. Other symptoms some experience … Continue reading The purple butterfly
I love helping and motivating others. I constantly share my story to show others that ANYTHING is possible. It may not be easy and you might have to give it many tries…but it can happen. Did I ever think that I would be up and running again? No. I stopped running for many, many, years! Let me tell you, the first year back running was … Continue reading RunHaven story of inspirational triumph
Life is tough, and there are constant obstacles that block our paths. But the outcome is all in how you see things. Having Scoliosis makes things much harder for me but I choose to see things from a different perspective. It’s much easier to cry all day, stay in bed, and live off of medications. But that is NOT the life I want, nor have. … Continue reading From a different perspective
I just want to take a second and applaud woman around the world. Keep doing what you are doing no matter what anyone says. Set a goal and do it for you. Don’t do it to please society. or anyone but yourself. While many of us have curves, muscles, scars, and stretch marks, we are all beautiful. Each of us are different and have things … Continue reading Be brave, be courageous, BE YOUtiful.
Most of us are in the middle of training for a 5K, half, or a full marathon. We are all trying to better our health and stay active. At times, training can get hard and the goal might seem further away than it is. It is totally up to us on how we handle it. Just remember that you are strong enough to do anything … Continue reading Find a way, not an excuse.
In honor of the last few days left in June, I’m writing an update to my Scoliosis journey, for Scoliosis awareness month. I have been keeping you all as updated as I can with the latest. I have been seeing a lot of new people who are trying to help me with the pain that my Scoliosis brings. For those that don’t know, Scoliosis is … Continue reading Super heroes battles…