When We Talk About Race, We Need to Talk About Institutional Racism

I often think about why we, as a people, are in the state we are in, and I'm frustrated by institutional racism....more
Wow, this post was pretty heavy and a little uncomfortable to read, so thank you for sharing!  ...more

When My Husband Was Hospitalized, I Learned the Truth About 'In Sickness and In Health'

My husband was hospitalized during the last week of April for seven days.  He was dealing with issues concerning his heart, liver and kidneys.  We were married in August 2010.  This was the first time that either of us has been hospitalized since our wedding.  I learned a lot about him during that time.  I also learned a lot about being a caregiver and the issues surrounding that role.  Here are some of the insights that I gained, and continue to gain as I help him as he recuperates:...more
Excellent post! My husband is a 2x combat vet with multiple TBIs and PTSD. Sadly, the number of ...more

The Coolness of Mad Cool Fitness

On Tuesday, January 14th, I had the fantastic opportunity to get a great cardio workout with Jennifer Turner, the founder of Mad...more

2013 Has Come To An End & 2014 Will Be Epic!!!

Today is the absolute last day of 2013.   As I write this post and reflect on the highlights and lowlights of 2013, I have a lot for which to be thankful....more

I'm in the February 2014 Woman's Day Magazine!!

Mark your calendars.  Grab the February 2014 issue of Woman's Day Magazine from news stands beginning January 14th.  The ladies of the ...more
Thank you.  I'm extremely excited about the feature.more

The Economics of a Healthy Lifestyle

Lately, I have been thinking about the costs, the financial costs, associated with a healthy lifestyle.  When I began writing the My Faith and Fitness Blog, I gave advice about building a fitness wardrobe on a budget.  I'm always ready for a good deal!  Since I began the ...more
I often struggle with exactly your points, particularly when I'm labelled a "food snob" for my ...more

Personal Growth For 400 Miles

Last night, I surpassed 400 miles with my Nike+ Running App....more