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In Which I Finally Ran Fast Again

In Which I Finally Ran Fast Again

I started “running” again two weeks after Riley was born. It was not pretty. I ran a half marathon 16 weeks after he was born, the day after I turned 30. It was not pretty. Recovering physically from my pregnancies has been a longer, more challenging process than I expected.  It has also been more … Continue reading

God in My Nausea

Exactly 48 hours after I became pregnant, I became nauseous.  And it stayed.  All day.  Every day. That’s one way to remember the precious gift of a small human growing inside you. But seriously, it is. I have friends who would kill to be nauseous. So I have tried to redeem the nausea.  The nausea reminds … Continue reading

When We Underestimate

This weekend, I tried to keep up with Curtis and preached my first sermon at our home church.  Here’s an excerpt from my message, which was on Sarai, Abram and Hagar from Genesis 16 and 21. “Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He … Continue reading

Wisdom Teeth and Stupid Prayers

I had my wisdom teeth out yesterday morning.  It was awful.  To each person, especially every student in our office Tuesday who I surveyed, thank you for saying it wasn’t that bad. I appreciate that you said it.  It kept me much calmer than I would have been otherwise.  Because I was quite scared of … Continue reading