April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Climbing out of the pit and being debt free


Almost 10 years ago, Mike and I participated in a financial education class at our church. During the several-week course, we read through Dave Ramsey’s book, “The Total Money Makeover,” and used its corresponding workbook. Prior to this class, Mike and I had successfully (and stupidly) financed two college educations, a car, a house and lots […]

What I learned from the Whole30


During the summer of 2010, my friend Robin introduced me to a way of eating called “paleo.” I had never heard of it, but she explained that following the paleo diet, in very simple terms, means eating like a caveman. (Paleo is short for paleolithic, as in the Paleolithic Era.) So to eat paleo – […]

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I learned a few things in 2014

A year ago, I was almost 30 pounds heavier, feeling disgusted with my physical body. A year ago, I recited the “I love my job” mantra, trying to convince myself that my career was something I even liked. A year ago, I was living a good life – one with a handsome husband, charming children […]

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