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Hi I'm Allison

I'm a college football fan, a public health advocate, a wife, and new mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college in April 2012, where I studied Public Health and Health Promotion. I very much enjoyed my time in school. I love college sports, particularly football and basketball, and definitely spent more than a reasonable amount of my time at sporting events. I met my husband while at school and we were married in August 2010. Marrying my sweetheart has been such blessing in my life. We love going on adventures, both great and small, and we have had our share of adventures in the short time we've known each other. We have three sweet, excitable birds who we love, and who certainly bring "life" into our household. Less than a year ago, we welcomed our beautiful daughter into our family. She arrived in less than ideal circumstances, but we were able to grow from our experience, and she has progressed in leaps and bounds ever since. Nowadays, I stay home with our little girl - it's a tremendous challenge some days but I know this is the task Heavenly Father has for me right now.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised a Mormon, but that is not why I choose to continue being Mormon. I know in my heart that this is the true gospel of Jesus Christ, and I continue to follow His gospel because I know that it can make me truly happy. Life is full of trials and disappointments and the Gospel is the one thing that I can always rely on to help me to get through my trials. I know that Jesus Christ loves me, knows me personally, and that He will help me when I turn to him.

How I live my faith

I rely on the relationship that I have with our Heavenly Father to get me through both day-to-day, minute-to-minute stuff and the big, crazy curve balls life throws sometimes. Living my faith is an everyday thing, not meant for just Sunday. While I do serve as a youth leader/teacher at church on Sundays, I try to be an example of faith every day and in any circumstances I find myself in.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Mormons believe that the purpose of life is to learn and grow through the choices that we make, and to use our right to make choices (agency) to try to become more Christ-like. We are on Earth for a reason - not to just live and eventually die. God wants us to lead happy lives and come closer to Him. Show more Show less