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Hi I'm Stephanie

I'm an Athletic Trainer, a runner, a mother, and a sister. I love hiking, reading, and playing outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I are parents to three girls. I am a Certified Athletic Trainer and studying for my Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) credential. I enjoy running and have ran two marathons. I play basketball on Saturday mornings and enjoy playing volleyball and soccer as well. I enjoy making accessories for our girls as well as baking. I'm an avid blogger and proponent of health and fitness. My family enjoys traveling and have taken our girls to Paris, London, and Canada with the anticipation of more trips to come.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon church, but my conversion to the Gospel was gradual. Throughout my childhood I knew that what I was being taught in church was good and was shaping me into a good individual so I continued to do what I was taught: pray, read the scriptures, learn about Jesus Christ, be kind to others. When I was deciding which college to go to I did so through study and prayer. I had an experience when I was a junior that was a turning point for me. I was surrounded by a group of individuals, some Mormon and some not, and we were at a college campus for a high school choir trip. There were some people in the square bashing religions, particularly the Mormon religion. Those in the group I was with were kind and answered negative comments with pure testimony, even those not in the Mormon faith. Those attending the college started asking us questions. I felt the Spirit testify that what I witnessed that day was an answer to my prayer and that what I had been taught throughout my life was true. I continue to learn about Jesus Christ, pray, study the scriptures, and follow the commandments. I served a mission in Taiwan. I was sealed to my husband in the temple. All of these experiences have brought me closer to the Savior. I am a Mormon because it makes me better. It makes my family better. I want to be with them for eternity. And, I owe everything to my Savior. He has done so much for me. I am paying him back by doing that which I have learned for myself is right.

How I live my faith

I serve the young women (ages 12-18) in the church by organizing sporting events for them to participate in with their friends, both those who are members and those who are not. We play basketball and volleyball, as well as have a daddy/daughter softball game each summer. Last year we even had a dodge ball tournament.