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Hi I'm Kristin

I'm a nurse, a humanitarian, an athlete, a Princess and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Happiness and Joy ahead, my glass is always half full. I like a little "controlled adventure" and will try anything once. I love to be outside, playing softball or golfing, watching college football or hiking and camping. I love to run and I just finished my first marathon, I've done a few triathlons and I love the Ragnar Relay race. I would spend all my money on travel if I could. I've combined that with my love for service. I've used my labor and delivery nursing skills in Guatemala on 3 different trips. The most rewarding part is training the midwives in rural mountain areas on neonatal resuscitation and childbirth. I was nominated for Arizona Nurse of the Year for my humanitarian work... it was an honor just being nominated. :) To stay out of trouble at home, I enjoy cooking, sewing, reading, playing the piano, shopping, decorating and working on home improvement projects- in reality, that is sometimes more trouble than not. I love spending time with my 5 nephews and 2 nieces... my siblings and parents are pretty great too. And at age 34 I have finally found a dashing gentleman who treats me like a princess! He is my sweetheart and we're going to share an amazing life together! Hallelujah!

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in Jesus Christ. I learned about his gospel in this church as a child. I have practiced it my whole life. I say "practiced" because I make mistakes and I struggle through difficult times. I've done and said things I regret, but repentance allows me to be better. I am not perfect, but I keep trying and as I struggle I feel my faith grow, and I am strengthened. Faith is knowing good will come from whatever happens. But I don't wait for life to happen. I pray and I receive answers to my prayers. I feel peace through the Holy Ghost and it helps me to recognize when I'm on the right path and I can confidently act on my decisions. It would be easier to make decisions moment to moment- however I felt at the time. But the church gives me focus and perspective. I have a goal to work towards- principles to govern my life. I can make consistent and better choices- things that make me truly happy for a lifetime, not just a moment. I know that my Savior loves me and is aware of my needs. I have been blessed and protected on many occasions- probably more than I am aware. Following the Savior makes me a better person. I love going to the temple, it's where I learned best how to communicate with my Father in Heaven. I feel the greatest peace and comfort there. I feel so blessed to have found a man that shares my same faith in Jesus Christ, standards and goals to govern our life and values for raising children. We have so much fun together and I am so in love. We're getting married in the Temple and together we will start the eternal family I've waited so long for.

How I live my faith

I work with the Young Women in my ward- girls ages 12-18. I try to be the best possible example of a righteous woman. Educated, successful, adventurous, compassionate, kind, modest, beautiful and clean. I try to represent the best of both worlds. I try to show them it's OK not to fit the "Mormon mold" (to grow up and marry by age 18 to have lots of kids.) I believe in marriage and families, and I want one, but there is a lot in life that is rich and fulfilling if that opportunity hasn't presented itself just yet. I use my extra time to do service, to learn, explore and try new things. I am a leader at work- supervising about 80 people. I try to use the values instilled in me by parents and through the church- compassion, charity, kindness, faith, individual worth, purity, choice and accountability, forgiveness and integrity, hard work with those I supervise. Those are the qualities of worth. I'm not perfect by any means, but I hope I am a good example of these values in a world where selfishness, greed and vulgarity abound.