The title of my blog is Amazing in Motion because that is how I feel when I am active. I wear many hats. I am a mom, a wife, a nurse and now a runner. My name is Aimee. I am a 42 year old woman from Massachusetts. I became a mom in 2006 when my son, Carlos, was born. It was instant love. I consider being a mom my most important job.
I met and married my husband, Orlando, in Mozambique where he is from. Perhaps if this blog ever takes flight I will share our story. It is unique and very sweet. I adore my husband and I continue to find him more handsome than when we first met in 1999.
I am a registered nurse. Until recently I worked full time as a behavioral health nurse. As of mid-November 2014 I am working as a nurse case manager for a large insurance company. For over 8 years I worked the 11pm to 7am shift while maintaining an active lifestyle, raising a child and tending to day to day family life. Now I will learn to do the same while working during the daylight hours.
Last but certainly not least I have discovered something else about myself. I am a runner. ME!!! I ran a 5K in 2009 but I still didn’t refer to myself as a runner. In 2010 I trained all summer for a half marathon which I finally ran in October of the same year. Now I am proud to say that I do consider myself a runner. It’s not because of the races I’ve run, it’s because I truly love to run. I continue to set new goals to keep running challenging and exciting, but there is nothing more thrilling to me than hitting the trail around my favorite reservoir on a gorgeous fall day. If I don’t get to go for a run as planned then I am genuinely disappointed. That is what makes me a runner.
Overall I am truly a positive person with a lot to be thankful for. I try to make the most of each day. I love learning new things. I love trying new things.
For as long as I can remember I have struggled with weight loss. I am here because I was so inspired by a number of healthy living blogs to stop focusing on numbers and ideals and just start living as healthily as possible. I hope that in some small way perhaps I too can inspire someone to get up, get moving and give life a try.
If you have any questions for me please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I would love to hear from you! Thanks for stopping by.