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Happy 3 years! It’s my blogaversary!

My blog is 3 years old today! How did this happen? How has so much time passed? How?

Three years ago today, I started my blog as an outlet for my thoughts and feelings, just 2 short months after losing my dad. I didn’t know what I was doing or where it would go. I just knew I needed to write. I needed a place to put words and sort my thoughts. It may have seemed random and light-hearted at the time, but to me, it was therapeutic.


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My whole life and world changed – and evolved – after losing my dad. So much of my life was centered around my dad, even as an adult. The day we said goodbye to him, all of our lives changed drastically. My heart was broken into a million pieces and I needed a place to express that. I would go back to that time in a heartbeat and have it end differently if I could. But, if anything good came from saying goodbye to my dad, it was my blog.

Maybe I didn’t address it specifically, but just putting words in this little space of mine was a big help. Over time, I realized that I needed to take better care of myself, and I began blogging about that, and that has lead me to this point today. Three years later, where I have lost 30+ pounds and have run 7 half marathons and in two days, will sign up for my first full marathon. I blog about working out, losing weight, running, life, and more.

Creating this little space here on the interwebs is probably one of the best things I have ever done. It has allowed me to meet people I never would have met before, it has allowed me to experience things I never would have experienced, and it has given me confidence that I never had before. I am so thankful for my blog and what it has brought me.

I don’t know where it will go or what is next. I will keep doing what I have been doing, documenting my journey and scrapbooking my life. I hope that you will continue to follow along…

Thank you for sharing this with me!


  1. Happy Blogiversary!!!! I love reading your blog! Keep it up!
    Sabrina @ Work It Ms Jackson recently posted…January Virtual 5K Race RecapMy Profile

    1. Thank you, Sabrina! So happy you enjoy my blog.

  2. Wow. 3 years is amazing. That rocks! I am coming up on my 2 year soon. Crazy how fast it goes by.
    Abby @ BackAtSquareZero recently posted…These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Discounts & A GiveawayMy Profile

    1. It goes by so fast, doesn’t it? I love your blog too! :)

  3. Happy Blogiversary! 3 year is quite the feat. Keep it up!
    Nicole @ Fitful Focus recently posted…Can You Help Me Get My Groove Back?My Profile

    1. Thank you Nicole! I hope to keep it going as long as I can! :)

  4. Congrats on your blogaversary!! 3 years is awesome. I just love reading the reasons people start blogs. You are an inspiration.
    April @Pixie Dust Savings recently posted…Motivational Monday- Mandisa’s OvercomerMy Profile

    1. Thank you, April!

  5. Happy Blogiversary! 3 years is so awesome :)
    Amanda @ Running By Day recently posted…Beanitos Review and GIVEAWAY!My Profile

    1. Thanks Amanda! It’s really hard to believe that it’s been 3 years.

  6. Happy blogiversary! And congrats on all of those half marathons! I’m doing my first one next weekend and I love hearing that people have done a lot of them – that makes me feel like I’ll be able to get through it!
    Kristen recently posted…Wednesday Wisdom: Why You Should Love A RunnerMy Profile

    1. Best of luck on your half, Kristen! If I can do it, anyone can! :)

  7. Happy blog adversary! Lots of luck with everything….
    Susi recently posted…Squeaky Wheel {Wordless Wednesday}My Profile

    1. Thank you, Susi! Hugs!

  8. Happy blogaversary! And, thank you for taking the time to do this for 3 years.
    Kitty recently posted…Marriage and MotherhoodMy Profile

    1. Thank you, Kitty! I appreciate that!

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