Pray Sweat Eat Repeat

You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are

We put our bodies through a lot, don’t we? Whether we run,  walk, lift weights, exercise, don’t exercise, eat, don’t eat, sleep, don’t sleep…our bodies feel it all. I’ve gone through several before and after periods of life. Before and after an eating disorder, before […]

Dare to Clap for Yourself

When was the last time you dared to clap for yourself? Or is that hard to do? So often we set goals or test a new habit, and get discouraged when no one else notices our progress. But, what about us acknowledging our personal progress? […]

Pursuing Wellness

Have you ever considered the concept of wellness? The World Health Organization defines wellness as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” Stop and think about the diseases or infirmities that have captured the headlines […]

Three Questions to End the Year

Do you have the past twelve months etched in your mind? As the year comes to a close I have so many questions that I wish we could sit down and discuss. I would love to know your highlights and your struggles from 2020? How […]

This is How We Wall Sit

Are you looking for exercises you can do at home? Here’s one that I have found that doesn’t require any equipment, is easy to master, and provides a great workout for your thighs. To do a wall sit, simply begin by standing with your back […]

Stop Breathe Pray Give Thanks

Can I be honest? At my age trying to do anything that involves balance tends to frustrate me. I have such a strong desire to be perfect. The first time Kaylon, my trainer in Belize, gave me this exercise to do I said, “You have […]

Hands and Knees

“Strengthen the weak hands, and steady the shaking knees.” (Isaiah 35:3 CSB) What do our knees and hands reveal about the attitude of our hearts? Fifteen years ago at the Basilica of the Holy Stairs in Rome, I joined a crowd of believers climbing 28 […]