I’m a featured Badass mom with chronic illness

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

Why my Holiday wish list looks different than yours

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

The purple butterfly

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

RunHaven story of inspirational triumph

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

From a different perspective

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

Be brave, be courageous, BE YOUtiful.

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.