|May 16, 2013||Posted by Presley under Fitness, Life|
Recently I’ve discovered that I can do things I didn’t think were possible.
I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone and tried things that used to make me feel ridiculous.
I’ve kept up with my lifting, running, and mommy-ing (that’s a word, right?). There was still one thing I’d been thinking about doing that I just hadn’t attempted. Until today!
I’ve turned my words into actions.
I sent home that letter with my girls today. I’ve felt like I needed to do something for a while now. I just didn’t know what it was. Now I do. I just want to be a positive role model. I want to be someone young girls can talk to or come to for advice. I want to help them become more active, more able to make healthy choices, and more inclined to speak positively about themselves and others. I want them to find their beautiful.
Before deciding to do this on my own, I contacted various non-profits and discussed bringing them to my area. No dice. I contacted local nonprofits and still had no luck. What I learned through a lot of my research was that many programs designed to help children remain active/healthy are ultimately either ridiculously hard to get involved with, don’t offer programs during the summer, leave you drowning in fees or dues, or don’t seem like they offer legitimate help. They almost all charge the girls to join as well. Not my style. I’m just being honest here.
I sent the letter home hoping that I’ll have a group to work with this summer. If not, I’ll volunteer doing something else and try again next summer. Eventually, though, I know this will work. Fingers crossed!
If any of you have done something like this or know someone who has, please let me know! I’ll take all the advice and help I can get. Hope y’all have a great Thursday. I’ll be wishing and hoping to get some positive responses tomorrow.
|May 14, 2013||Uncategorized|
How is it already Tuesday? I’ve been really bad at checking in on Mondays, huh? Oops. Anyway, this weekend I went to a Running Club meet, went to a party celebrating my Mammy, and hung out with my boys on Mother’s day. Instead of going through every little detail, how about we just discuss this…
|May 12, 2013||Baby, Life|
I’m am so thankful for the lil’ dude that calls me “MAH”. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, whether you have had children of your own, chose the blessing of adoption, care for children through foster programs, are waiting for your sweet baby to arrive, or pray every single day for…
|May 9, 2013||Fitness, Life, Motivation|
Hey y’all! I’m just popping in to announce the winner of the Wholly Guacamole Giveaway. Leidy Ruiz, please email me your information and I’ll get you all set up to receive some amazing guac. While I’m here I might as well stay and chat a bit, huh? Yesterday, I posted about the Under Armour What’s…
|May 8, 2013||Fitness, Life, Motivation|
I have a confession to make. In a new situation, I will repeatedly joke about how “awkward”, “weird”, or “not talented” I am. When I’m faced with a challenge, I will laugh and say things like “y’all, I shouldn’t even be doing this” or “please excuse the fact that I suck at everything”. It doesn’t…