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Hi I'm Robyn

I am an Ironman, body figure competitor, full time Doctor of Chiropractic student, and I am a Mormon

About Me

I'm in my last year of college, about to graduate with my Masters in Nutrition and Doctorate in Chiropractic. I have worked in the Fitness Industry for the past 10 years in different positions such as a personal trainer, fitness manager and teaching group fitness classes including aqua, cycle, pilates, yoga and more. I ran cross country in undergrad and have ran a few Marathons. I fell in love with triathlons in which I have competed in every distance from sprint triathlons to completing the full Ironman (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and 26.2 mile run). I'm always looking for that next challenge and have recently competed in Women's Figure Competitions. The challenging thing is finding time for these passions while I have been in school. For the past 3 years I've been in an average of 30+ credit hours of grad school year around. Life has has not been easy, but the challenges make it worth it. I must recall my best 18 months was when I took a break from life at age 21 and served a full time mission for the church. Not only was I amble to serve and teach others, but I built a foundation on the gospel of Christ knowing who I am and what my purpose is here on earth.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been fortunate to have parents who raised me in the Gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. My Father grew up in the church but my Mother was raised Catholic. My Mom was introduced to the missionaries in her teens and after learning the gospel converted to the church before meeting my Father. Growing up the church was all I knew. Yet as with all, there came a time for me to find out for myself if it was true. That's what I love about my faith, we don't try to convince anyone to believe what we believe, but ask of God. After reading the book of Mormon, attending church regularly, and living the doctrine I came to know for myself. I am a Mormon because I have had witness to my heart that God Lives. That Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. That as God has always called Prophets in the past, he has called a Prophet in our day and age. I believe that the Church in it's fullness has been restored to the earth. Through that restoration I believe we are the only church on earth that has the priesthood of God; the power and authority to act in Gods name for the salvation of his Children. This includes the power to baptize, give blessings, heal the sick, and also seal marriages beyond the grave for time and all eternity. Because of this knowledge I choose to live my faith and share it with others. I am a Mormon because in a world of sin and confusion, I find peace. In the midst of trials I find hope. In tying to tackle my busy schedule, I am reminded daily who I really am and my true purpose here on earth. The Gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints has blessed my life more then I can imagine and I know I will always be in dept to my God who gave me life.

How I live my faith

One thing I love about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints is that it's not just a church I go to on Sundays, it's a way of life and who I am. It's an active church where I have the opportunity to live the teachings and reap the blessings. I live what's called The Word of Wisdom. Being in my 20's and single it's always fun watching the shock on someones face when I tell them I have never had alcohol, or even tried coffee. The Word of Wisdom also doesn't only say what we shouldn't take in, but also what we should. I have found true health, and a clear mind and conscious and has blessed me over the years from following the guidance. I also live my faith is by accepting callings to serve. In the church we have no paid ministry, but instead accept callings from our leaders. I have had the opportunity of the years to fulfill a number of leadership roles in my ward's (Congregations) such as President and councilor of the women's organization, Sunday School teacher, Ward Missionary and more. I have also been called on a number of times to speak in our main Sunday worship service. It amazes me how I have been able to learn and grow in serving while also being an instrument in the Lords hands in blessing others. Personally I live my faith on a daily basis by following the teachings of the church. I start and end every day with a prayer. I strive to study the words of the gospel every day. I attend our weekly Sunday meetings and often church activities during the week. Through all this I strive to always remember Christ in all I do. I know I am not perfect, but my goal is to be perfect in Christ and allow his atonement to make up for my imperfections.