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Ain’t No Half Steppin’

5 things I learned

Earlier this year I made a big, scary goal for myself. It seemed so unreal when the words “I want to do a half marathon” came from my mouth. In my head I was like “What?! Girl, what are you thinking? Are you crazy?” At first, I didn’t even tell my family or closest friends. […]

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Reflections of Dr. King: His legacy in action

dr.king walk

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you know I am ’bout getting and staying fit and healthy. You also know that I love Girl Trek! This movement is all about getting women and girls to be healthy on step at a time. Like, literally. They encourage you to take 30 minutes a day […]

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Joy…and Pain

Far too many women are suffering in silence. A mask of happiness covering their grief. Shedding quiet tears behind closed doors. Feeling like no one understands you and your pain. I understand how you feel all too well… We were looking forward to starting a family but things weren’t going as planned. So I turned […]

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What Not to Say…Pregnancy and Infant Loss

If you’ve ever experienced the loss of a baby or pregnancy you may have heard these sentiments expressed by well-meaning friends and family members. You probably felt as if someone punched in the gut or slapped you across your face. That’s how much these words can hurt. Your loved ones want to comfort and support […]

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3 Reasons Why You Need an Accountability Partner

So you’ve looked at your goals and realized you need a little help achieving them. There’s nothing wrong with asking for help. No one feels motivated ALL the time. Whether you’re trying to reach personal or professional goals you should have an accountability partner. You know, someone to encourage you and keep you on your toes. We often […]

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The Accountability Factor

For the past month or so this one word has been buzzing around many conversations and social settings that I’ve been a part of.  Accountable. Every time I heard that word a little bell would go off. Ding ding ding! It’s been showing up in my social media feeds and webinars. Merriam-Webster defines accountable as: […]

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F.L.Y. – First, Love Yourself

In an age where images of half-dressed women are everywhere and the majority of songs about women hardly ever refer to loving them (not just having sex), it is so important that we instill self-love and respect in our girls and young women.  All too often they’re hearing “you’re too fat”, “you’re too skinny”, “your […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to my little space on the net! Here I’ll share my musings about my world, family life, food and whatever else is on my mind. Let me tell you a little about me. I’m a wife and mommy of three who loves to bake, cook and spend time with my family and friends. I’m […]

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