Friends, Fun, Health, Living

I’m Still a Winner

I mentioned in an earlier post, that the Couch to 5K program that I looked forward to helping coach this summer was canceled due to a lack of participants. Our coach who leads the program offered to go ahead and meet with the rest of us that were going to help with the program during… Continue reading I’m Still a Winner

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Family, Health, Living, Parenting

Boy Goes Blind and Deaf Due to His Diet

Under the umbrella that "you are what you eat" comes a report from the UK that a teenage boy has lost his sight and hearing due to his diet. The unidentified patient told doctors he had only eaten fries from the fish and chip shop, Pringles potato chips, white bread, slices of processed ham and… Continue reading Boy Goes Blind and Deaf Due to His Diet

Friends, Fun, Health, Living

Just Me, My Metronome, and My Staples

Can you believe it's September already? I keep hearing people say that fall is just around the corner, and my mind instantly says, "Noooooooo!" But, I really do like fall. I love the cool, crisp weather and the colors of the leaves as they change. What I don't like is the shorter days. Fall also… Continue reading Just Me, My Metronome, and My Staples

Living, Religion, The Church

The Fear of the Lord, or the Lack Of

Here is a video from Richard Owen Roberts about the lack of the fear of God in the pulpit and in the church in general. It all boils down to one thing: pride. This one grabs at my heart. I've been watching it over and over. https://vimeo.com/128887155 In the beginning of Jeremiah God warns Israel… Continue reading The Fear of the Lord, or the Lack Of

Education, Family, Friends, Fun, Living, Parenting

State Fair Bound

We had some very unexpected and exciting news earlier this week. Fabienne's cake which she entered in the county fair through 4-H was selected to go to the State Fair. It was not marked on her entry card when we picked up her cake from the county fair, so it was a surprise to see… Continue reading State Fair Bound

Health, Living

Can We Trust Our Food Suppliers?

I think we all want to eat healthy food. We also want to eat tasty food. Unfortunately for many, taste wins over health. We rely on food labels to determine whether a product will pass our "healthy" test, so we in turn rely on the manufacturers to label their food properly. Are they being truthful… Continue reading Can We Trust Our Food Suppliers?

Health, Living

Electrolytes and Girl Talk

Running in the heat has its challenges. One of those is electrolytes. What are electrolytes?

Family, Friends, Fun, Health, Living

Fourth of July Recap and Beyond

Good Wednesday afternoon! We are starting the day off with thunderstorms, so who knows what today is going to bring. Hopefully they will move on and we can go on with the day. Here's hoping you had a great Independence Day. We started the day off with a 4-mile race that benefited a local hospital.… Continue reading Fourth of July Recap and Beyond