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Dust Yourself Off

Growing up, I was always told that as long as I tried my best my grades didn’t have to be perfect. My parents didn’t push me to be perfect, just to strive for My best. School...

women's stories

It all starts with YOU!

BELIEVING is CHANGING. how I did it and how I am still managing to do it. I’ll start with my story with stress, and how stress changed me over the years. Before starting medicine...

Survivor of Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An unexpected journey happened one year ago. I’m in my late 30’s. My doctor felt a lump when I went for my annual checkup. I had...

Growth is a necessary and BEAUTIFUL thing

I am sharing with you a post from my Facebook page from Tuesday, March 27, 2018. In fitness, Tuesday’s are known as Transformation Tuesday. It’s been a lifelong journey for me...

Take a Moment for Yourself

In a world where we as women are expected to always put others before ourselves, it can feel self-indulgent to take even a moment for ourselves in the midst of a busy day. But I say...

How GOTR inspired me to change

My 12 year old has participated in GOTR for 3 years, and I have seen such a positive influence this program has made in her life. When my younger daughter started the 3rd grade, I proposed...

What Running Taught Me

I started running the fall after my daughter was born to lose a few pounds, get back in shape, and sneak in a few miles of “me” time after being home with a newborn all day...

Getting my groove back

Girls on the Run entered my life at a time when I didn’t realize I needed it, or was looking for it. On my daughter’s last day of school in 2016, I received a call from my doctor...

It is never too late…

I have been involved with GOTRBA for the past 3 years as a board member and I am continued excited and full of joy at what this organization does for girls and women. As a “wannabe”...