Being comfortable while being uncomfortable.

Fibromyalgia is a disease no one prepares you for. It’s something that no one can teach you to be ready or even help you at times. It is different for everyone and we all have different symptoms. They range from joint pain, brain fog, migraines, nausea, fatigue, and anxiety…just to name a few. But again everyone experiences different symptoms at different levels. As for me, … Continue reading Being comfortable while being uncomfortable.

25th Anniversary runDisney Marathon

WOW! To say that this weekend was memorable, it’s an understatement. From the Cigna  blogger event, where we learned about nutrition and exercise in a fun way where we stacked cups, apples, did (fake) shot, played beer pong without the beer, oh yeah…we sang too. Then it was time to check into my home away from home, Hilton Bonnet Creek. I was so ready to get there … Continue reading 25th Anniversary runDisney Marathon

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

Own it. Recognize it. And be stronger because of it. 

2 days ago my little sidekick alerted me to a fibromyalgia flare up. The thing that I hate about it sometimes is that it flares up slowly. So for the past 2 days I’ve been in horrible pain.  Since the OUC Half marathon I did last weekend, I’ve done a few miles here and there. But these past two days I’ve been wanting to just crawl into … Continue reading Own it. Recognize it. And be stronger because of it. 

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