When Grace is no longer on your path

Have you ever felt the dimming of a light in your life? Something that you once felt such passion toward, that came naturally, that you delighted in and felt like you shone a light all around you when you did it, now seeming so hard to bring yourself to do? Like that passion is still…

My Home Gym Essentials

One of the most common questions I’m asked is how I fit my fitness into my life. I have 3 young kids, commitments and a daily requirement for at least 8 hours of solid sleep that I rarely, if ever get (thanks kids…). Life around here is largely unscripted and rarely follows any kind of…

Mayhem Monday: Bells and Burpees and Laps, Oh My!

What a weekend! Beautiful weather, spending time with awesome friends, and developing some new skills! So Saturday, I went to my Kettle Bell course. 3 hours of learning how to properly swing a bell. I’ve been using one for a few months now doing a two-handed swing. And though I love it, my form is….well…

Fukumoto Friday: Week 23

After last week’s “ordeal” with the sorest butt I have ever had, I’m thankful that I woke up this morning with my ability to sit down on the toilet pain-free intact. My legs are tired but not sore. I may have been foam-rolling in my sleep. I’m not entirely sure. Now that I’ve gone through…

Mayhem Monday: Battling the ‘Mill

Happy Monday!! It’s entirely possible that I’m losing a bit of running motivation these days. I’m kind of in a rock/hard place right now. With heart rate training, I’m at peace with the slowness of my pace. But we’ve switched television providers and I can no longer watch TV on my phone so pounding out…