Author: Jess

I am a Christ follower, wife to the most amazing guy, and a full time mommy which I wouldn't trade for the world. I am a lover of photography and a wannabe world traveler. Sometimes I find myself in the kitchen cooking up a new recipe. I love sharing my adventures old and new with anyone that will listen.
Three Weeks Later

Three Weeks Later

Motivation where are you? I have still had no motivation or desire to go on a run. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I’m that type of runner that needs something to train towards. Even if I know that my marathon training is going to start in 4 months, it still is something that …

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Inside my Head | Running Confessions

Inside my Head | Running Confessions

Guys, I have some running confessions to make. When I get out there on the streets, I tend to start to get negative thoughts about all the things that other people are doing. It is something that I am trying to work on, but it is a real struggle for me. I am not sure …

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I had all intentions | Lacking Motivation

I had all intentions | Lacking Motivation

I had the perfect option or so I thought… I have been dreaming of running another marathon. I went through hours of searching the web to find one that would be easy to get to and be able to make a cheapish trip out of it. I had the perfect idea. Brent and I will …

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And it happened again

And it happened again

Alright you all, the second snow stuck this week and it was even more than the first one we played in the other day. Needless to say, we were back out there early in the morning for some snow filled fun. And because I rambled on in the last post, I’ll just leave you with …

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Snow Day

Snow Day

Alright all you all. This Montana girl has been wanting snow and now that it is almost spring here in the state of Oregon, it has come! I can’t lie that I wasn’t liking the sun and warmer temperatures, but I was sad about Elijah missing out on snow adventures. Well, it came Saturday night …

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When friends come to visit

When friends come to visit

Brent and I have been so busy with focusing on our house remodel that we haven’t gone out to explore our new surroundings too much. It doesn’t help that during the summer we also ran two marathons. That really puts a damper on going camping, hiking or anything else outdoors on top of a remodel. …

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Up the Hill | Runner Problems

Up the Hill | Runner Problems

  Back at it I’ve been running again consecutively after having 3 weeks off at the end of 2017 and the beginning of the year. (Which is also why you haven’t seen a running post lately). With traveling for family events and my miscarriage, running just didn’t happen. I probably should have gotten out there …

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Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 4

Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 4

It’s officially happening I’m away from my husband and am now multiple states away from him. My bleeding increased, but I was still waiting for the news from my blood draw. I knew what the outcome was going to be, but I was still hanging on to a little bit of hope. It was almost …

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Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 3

Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 3

News came Two fridays before Christmas, I couldn’t help myself. I took another pregnancy test and walked out of the bathroom to tell Brent that I was still pregnant. I chuckled a little in relief knowing that I was in fact really pregnant. There was still so much to do. I needed to find a …

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Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 2

Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 2

Being Prepared Every month following the event I talked about in my last post, I couldn’t help but continue to wonder what had happened. Nonetheless, we kept trying and I kept waiting for the day that I discovered I was pregnant. I kept praying to God about everything that had happened and I kept moving …

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Experiencing A Loss | Miscarriage Part 1

Experiencing A Loss | Miscarriage Part 1

Did I have a miscarriage? I hardly even know where to begin as I start this post. I don’t think I have ever shared anything like this on here before. I am hoping that it speaks to someone out there that needs to hear that you are not alone. Miscarriages are more common than we …

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Christmas Tree Farm | A New Form of Tree Hunting

Christmas Tree Farm | A New Form of Tree Hunting

Brent and I have been married for almost 10 years. That means this Christmas will be our tenth one together. It is so much fun to think about that. We don’t have a lot of traditions established yet. Mostly because we just did whatever was going on with our families and our friends. We figured …

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