• Fitness

    My Correlation Between Physical Health and Infertility

    I accepted Christ into my heart in April of this year and have yet to look back. Since being saved, I have plunged head-first into the Christian lifestyle   I have read countless Bible studies. I have volunteered for a local women’s ministry. I have begun a blog. I have read Scripture daily. Though spiritually I am doing great, if I’m being completely honest, physically I am not. My website is Barbells and Blessings, after all, and yet I haven’t picked up a barbell in weeks. Spiritual health is extremely important but physical health and self-care are also. If you know me and my story, you know I have a difficult time getting pregnant. It is only by God’s good grace that I have the…

  • Faith

    Preparing our Hearts for the Holidays

    Autumn is upon us and it is incredible! Not because of the typical pumpkin spice and apple cinnamon everything — although those things are wonderful — but because this season is so special! It is special to me because this is the season when I began dating my husband and when both of my children were born, but it’s also special because this is the time we, as Christians, can prepare our hearts for the upcoming Holiday season. Whether it be the stress of unexpected guests or the anxiety of hosting large gatherings; the Holidays can be overwhelming. When I think of the upcoming season, I immediately think of the story of Martha and Mary. To summarize, Luke 10:38-42 goes into the story of Mary…