Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Dream, Pray, Love.

I love spring time here in Michigan. I feel like I appreciate it all the more because last spring I was in Cali. This morning my mom had the girls so that Marcus and I could spend some time together AND SLEEP IN! I absolutely love sleeping in... it's one of my favorite past times. We got up about 11:00 and went for a jog. I was originally calling it a jog/walk but Marcus wouldn't let me give up. (Bless his heart). I ran the longest I've ever run without stopping today. It felt good to run through the pain and push myself. Many times I feel like I'm not challenged anymore. So today I made a promise to myself as I was running that I will do this more often and eventually run a marathon. For those of you who don't know me, know this... this is going to be a huge challenge... I am not a runner. In fact today I was trying to decide if I would rather run or give birth. lol. I won't tell you my thoughts on that though.

Today my brother Kyle who is deployed in Afghanistan needs prayer. All the men and woman serving need prayer. I miss him so much. He's such a wonderful brother. Marcus (my husband) and Tony (my sister's husband) tease Marie and I because we spoil him. They always say, "You'd do anything for him... he has you girls wrapped around his finger." And it's true. He's our only brother and a great one. He makes us laugh and tells us like it is. *sigh*
This is a picture of us Christmas morning. Kyle was home on leave and I'm 8 months pregnant in this picture.

I'm going to end this blog on a happier note. My sister told me tonight that she wants to treat me to a spa day next week! I am so excited! I've never had my nails done or gotten a message. This should be amazing. What an awesome sister I have.


  1. I love you guys! I'm so happy I found your blog! I know you can do a marathon and I would love to join you. Tell me how to sign up. I just started running this week again too.
    Enjoy that spa day. :)

  2. I used to run our hilly neighborhood all the time then I got pregnant and walked in and now well I'm afraid to even attempt it. haha
    I miss running though. A marathon would be amazing, you go girl!

    Definitely be praying for him. My brother and his wife are deploying to Afghanistan in the next 8 months.

    YAY for Spa days, I haven't had a spa day since the guys were on the last deployment. I think I'm over due. haha. Hope you have a relaxing time and enjoy yourself, you deserve it.

  3. Jen, I will look into finding us a good marathon. I'm not sure how they work but I will figure it out. It'll probably be the shortest one I can find. lol.

    Amanda, Thanks for the encouragement. I will be praying for your brother and SIL as they're working up to their deployment. It's bad over there.