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Welcome to Red Wine & Weights! I started this blog as a means to encourage women to live their lives authentically, optimally, and relationally  through faith, fitness, and friendship. My hope is that you leave this site better than you came. So grab of a glass of red wine with me and join me on this crazy adventure called life!


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To The Baby I Didn't Get To Have

You were a complete surprise. You were not planned but you were far from being unwanted or unloved. You were a miracle. Just as quickly as we found out about you, we found out we weren't going to be able to have you. My sweet angel baby, we didn't want to let you go. The Lord knit you in my womb but decided to finish His masterpiece in heaven. You may not have been alive by our world's standards but you were a life to me. Thank you, my angel baby, because you changed me. You made me a mama, even for the shortest time. You taught me how to be selfless in a way I didn't know I could. For the first few days after I found out about you, I thought about all the things I would lose. Then I found o

Making New Friends As an Adult

Hi Stephanie, I just moved to a new city, and I’m struggling because I don’t know anyone here. I don’t have any friends yet, and I’m not sure how to change that. Sometimes I look around at groups of girls and think, “I feel like I would fit in with them!” But how do I actually start the conversation? I feel awkward and lonely, and I’m wondering if you have some advice for making friends as an adult in a new city. Hey, friend! First, thank you for being so brave and asking this question! I know you feel so lonely right now, but believe me, you’re not alone. In fact, I was in your exact same shoes just a few short years ago. Just moments after our wedding, my new husband and I packed up everyt




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