Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Today is the day to honor mothers. What makes a good mother can vary considerably person to person and year to year as a child grows. For example, I thought being a mother meant unconditional love, as my children grow I realize, they too, must have some responsibility in upholding their part of our relationship. I have been blessed. My mother taught me the importance of affection and love which I passed onto my children. When I first had my babies, I assumed if I put my heart and soul into them, they would grow to be fine, young men. It has proven true, thank goodness! Raising Continue reading

Walk with Purpose, Run with Attitude

Walk with Purpose, Run with Attitude

Three months ago I signed up for the 2010 Run With Attitude 5k. I gave myself enough time to train, but I didn't. Work got in the way and I chose paying the bills over my personal welfare. I've been exceptional at putting everything and everyone ahead of my own health. As a matter of fact, I have always struggled to prioritize fitness goals into my daily routine. The only exception was a few years ago when I found myself working part-time while my children were in school full-time; I consistently ran trails for a year and a half and I LOVED it. Over the past seventeen years I was Continue reading