I feel like I have been greatly blessed in my life and have so much to be grateful for. BUT the one thing I would like to focus on in this post is my lymphedema. For sure lymphedema is a heavy burden to carry and can be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually crushing, but I have found substantial blessings in my life that have come from my condition. [Read more…]
Archives for November 2013
Almost 16 months have past since Chloe was born and it feels like this little person has always occupied a space in my life. It makes me a little sad to see how fast she is growing up.
I successfully completed my first 10k! It feels so good to finally have this race behind me. I was so nervous all day Saturday that I couldn’t think about anything else. I’m beginning to see that race days are going to be hard on me mentally. Hopefully, as I participate in more races this anxiety will subside a little.
Jordan and I drove to the event at 3:00 pm to meet up with my awesome and supportive runner-sister-in-law, Ami, who was nice enough to run the 10k with me.
Did you know that running is the best therapy? Or maybe it’s just my favorite therapy. I think it’s the rhythmic and repetitive movement of putting one foot in front of the other that helps my mind efficiently and healthily process all my thoughts, worries and “freaking out”. I love getting outside early in the morning before most people wake up.