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Hi I'm Lizzie Nothum

I am a stay-at-home mom. I got my degree in Exercise Science. I LOVE fitness. I love my family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I went to Brigham Young University and graduated in 2010 in Exercise Science with an emphasis on Fitness and Wellness. While I was there, I met my husband and we were married in June of 2006. We immediately started our family. When we both graduated in 2010, we were parents to two precious little boys. Since then, we have added a sweet little girl to our family. I love finally being a stay at home mom. I felt my education was so important and needed to be completed, but I couldn't wait to graduate and focus entirely on being a mom. Although I do not work out of the home, I still love health and fitness and strive to share that enthusiasm. I love running and lifting weights. I hope to run my first marathon in the next year. I love painting and drawing. I love listening to country and classical music, with a little Enya and Coldplay thrown in there. I love being outside. I love baking and cooking and pretending that I am a professional in the kitchen. Although my skills are very basic, I have a newfound love for sewing.

Why I am a Mormon

First and foremost, I believe in Jesus Christ and I believe in God. My mind just cannot fathom any other way. Everything on this earth and beyond points to a Divine Creator. My parents are both converts to the church. When I was two years old, we were sealed as a family in the Washington D.C. LDS Temple. I grew up going to church every Sunday and to other extra church activities. I knew it was a good place and it was a church full of imperfect but good people. As a child, I believe I had many opportunities to feel my Savior's love for me. I felt the Holy Ghost bear witness to me that things were true. The things I learned at church became part of me. As a teen, I started to stray and question what this life was about. Because of my leaders and teachers at church, I decided to find out if this church really was true. I prayed and read my scriptures like I had never prayed or read before. I repented. I pondered. And I felt a wave of truth wash over me. I finally knew that this gospel was and is true. I knew it in my soul. I believe Heavenly Father is real and has a divine plan. I believe that we are created in the image of Him. I know that Jesus Christ was born to Mary, and grew to preach the Gospel of our Father. I know he suffered in Gethsemane and on the cross for ALL mankind. Jesus Christ knows each and every one of us. He knows exactly what we feel and how to succor us, because he felt it himself. I believe that He was resurrected and that someday we all will be too. I believe Joseph Smith restored the Gospel on the earth. I believe the Book of Mormon is true and can bring us closer to God and teach us how to be more like our Savior. I believe that families can be together through temple covenants. I believe that God knows and loves me. In my darkest hour, I know that they remember me, and are reaching for me if I but reach for them. This gospel has saved me. It has saved my soul. My life would be so empty if I did not have the gospel and its truths in my life.

How I live my faith

I firmly believe in service. Ever since I was old enough, I have loved to donate blood and give the gift of life. When my husband and I were dating, we both volunteered at the Winter Special Olympics in Utah. I currently love to sew blankets, bibs, burp cloths, and nursing covers for our local Newborns in Need program. At church I have served in callings with the young children. I was a teacher to the 4 and 5 year olds. I have also been a leader in the children's program within the church. I have been a chorister. My newest calling at church is to be the women's activity coordinator. I get to plan the fun and enriching monthly get-togethers with the women of our local church group.