Faith and Fitness with Marsha Apsley

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3 Reasons Why I Wrote a Book + a Christmas Giveaway

I went into a local business recently, and someone I hadn’t seen in awhile asked me what I’d been up to.  I said “I wrote a book!”

I wrote a book

On September 18, 2017, I published “40 Days of Faith and Fitness”.  If you had told me in January, or even in May, that I would add “author” to my bio in 2017, I would not have been able to imagine that.  

Now, how many of us wouldn’t like to write a book?  

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Race Month in Indiana Still Has Me Running My Race

A year and a half later, I’m still running my race.

still running my race

My word for 2016 was run.  Hebrews 12:1 says “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably know that I’m a runner.  Cardio is my thing.  I lift and do yoga, because I know those things are beneficial for me, but given my preferences, I’d just do cardio.  I’ve been a runner for a long time.  I’ve completed over a dozen full marathons and 60 half marathons and too many 5Ks and 10Ks to count.

But races aren’t what this blog is about.  It’s about running my race in life.  This blog is a reminder to  keep my eyes on my own paper.  It’s about staying in my lane.  

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Pretzels for Lunch: Heading Back to the School Cafeteria

That phase when I had pretzels for lunch.  Every. Single. Day.

pretzels for lunch

National Pretzel Day took me back to high school.  More specifically it took me back to the high school cafeteria.  I don’t remember it to be a necessarily “bad” time, but I know it was not a happy stage.  Overall, I spent my high school years feeling insecure and struggling with body image.   

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