Monthly archive for ‘ February, 2012 ’

The Interview

28th February 2012 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago one of the girls in my small group (Dry Bones) for teens at Holy Trinity asked if she could interview me about my experience with an eating disorder. She was writing a paper on society’s opinion of beauty, and wanted to spend some time on society’s effect on self-image etc. It […]

300 Lunges?

27th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Today was the beginning of one of the hardest weeks in my fitness world: LUNGE WEEK It’s the week where each of the classes I teach completes 300 lunges over the course of their one hour of torture working out with me. They love and hate it all at the same time. I had the […]

10 Years

26th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently Guitar Guy and I were discussing time and how fast it seemed to be flying by. In the middle of that discussion he took it upon himself to remind me that I graduated high school in 2002…and that it was 2012. I brushed it off and told him I didn’t want to talk about […]

Learning To Let Go

24th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Believe it or not, submission has never really been something I have excelled at. As a child, I had a tendency to believe I knew better than even my parents. As a teenager, I made my own way and made choices based on my own experiences rather than the advice of well-meaning others. I chose […]

The Best Gift Ever

23rd February 2012 | 0 Comments

Growing up in a big family with little money and a baby sister who is allergic to EVERYTHING (I love you Kendal…) having a dog was a dream we knew we’d never realize. We did have an outside farm dog named Dollar that we loved but rarely ‘played’ with as he was running all over […]

Ash Wednesday – Another Beginning

22nd February 2012 | 0 Comments

Today is Ash Wednesday. The official definition (according to wikipedia) of Ash Wednesday is: in the calendar of Western Christianity, is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. Here at 4:10pm I’m still walking around with Ashes on my head and have moved from annoyance to entertainment at the bewildered expression […]

Why Engineering?

22nd February 2012 | 1 Comment

Sometimes I actually ask myself this question with a raised fist to the sky and an agonized tone in my voice. Other times I shrug my shoulders as if to say, “Why NOT Engineering?” It’s probably easiest to start, once again, at the beginning. The idea of being an engineer first started forming in my […]

God Gave Me You

18th February 2012 | 1 Comment

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Eight Days A Week

18th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Can’t Buy Me Love

18th February 2012 | 0 Comments