Where the heart is....
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Plain and simple, I'm back...and sporting a 40+ pound gain. It is what it is, and I have decided that what it is....is all about the heart. In summary, the last 15 months have been terribly difficult. I coped by choosing food over heallth yet again. We moved and I had to leave the life I had carved out behind....but...home is where the heart is and my heart is with my family and doing what is best for my kids. We now live in a small rental home in a very rural area that has no space for my treadmill, elliptical, or weight bench....but if my heart is in it....I will make a way. My body is slow, and heavy, and sluggish again.....but every move I make towards my health....there my heart will be, growing stronger again with each step. By choosing to commit my efforts first to God, then to my health and family....in every minute I devote to prayer and in every Bible page I intentionally seek out to put me on the right path, the path that leads me closer to Him.....there my heart will be....receiving the only power* that will truly get me where I want to be. All of this I know....now to do and I will. My first big goal is to participate in the 2015 OKC Memorial Marathon in April. It will be the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Murrah Building. For so many reasons, this event is very special to me. It was so hard not to be there last year for the first time since 2008. Now my sights are set and I am officially beginning my training to cross that half-marathon finish line for the 5th time....and THAT.....is where my heart is. Here is to a new year, fresh mercies each new day**, and to knowing where your heart is.