Yes, I wore this around the house all night pre-photo shoot. No, I’m not apologetic. 🌼
I used to feel so silly asking my partner @craigwestphoto to take my photo. Craig is a landscape photographer, so “Girl on Rock Wearing Flower Crown” isn’t his usual shtick. There was definitely a learning curve for both of us... like me learning to communicate my vision but also let Craig do his thing and Craig learning to art direct a human (not usually something you do with mountains or trees 😉). But once we figured out how to collaborate without wanting to murder each other, going out to shoot together started to feel like a fun hobby we could bond over. Who would have thought!? What hobbies do you share with a friend or partner that bring you closer?
I'm back on the trails after 3 months of laying low. It felt so good.
Nothing beats fresh air and a change of scenery.🍃🌄 It was my first time going up to Red Rock.
We walked 6-ish miles thanks to my dear friend @rinisugianto ❤ Great morning! .
The color of change. Our lives this year has been a solid season of change. There was our wedding, a few months on the road, a month in Alaska and now we are looking at a move from our beloved Colorado to the west coast. These decisions have been made in a spirit of love. Love for each other and for this one life we have been given. Though it’s a beautiful time, it is also heavy. Like with the onset of fall, where we are excited and ready for a chill in the air to replace the heat, there is still a feeling of loss for the very long days of carefree summer. We are closing the door to a world we love and opening one that is uncertain. So cheers to change! May we greet it like pumpkin spice in the fall.
“There is something special about a quiet untouched forest that just pulls you into the moment. • Something that no parks will ever be able to achieve. • Isn't that what we're all searching for in life? • To just be happy and content in the moment, to just be there in the "now"?”
59111 hours ago
Fitness is so much more than an outer appearance! It’s teaching your children to live healthy, active lifestyles in a world of staggering obesity rates. 😭🤯 It’s teaching them to get outside ☀️🌳 and play instead of spending countless hours on their electronic devices! 🤦🏼♀️👩🏼💻 It’s showing them how to set goals and achieve them! 👊🏼💪🏼✅ It’s raising a generation of children who learn how to use self-discipline, self-control, how to sacrifice and how to work hard in order to earn results!
We are living in a world 🌎 where our generation’s kids are becoming more lazy, yet feeling more entitled. This has to stop 🛑!!! And it starts with us!!!!!! #jodievansfaithfulfitness#fitness#beanexample#raisinghealthykids#getoutsideandplay#getmoving#fitnessmotivation
First day back running trails today and it felt AH-MAZING, despite it being 40 degrees colder here than last week! 😨 I'm also happy to report that my 3lb trail buddy didn't become coyote or bear snack. #getoutsideandplay#trailrunningismyfavoriterunning
8011 hours ago
Starting the week off with an epic waterfall adventure has us cheesin real hard 🙌🏼 Mother Nature, you just get me.
We’re so excited for this event! Capital One and CAC Union station are hosting a outdoor fitness series. We’ll be in a 44 dome tent with projections! Take an amazing yoga class then enjoy food, drinks and giveaways. We’ll see you this Saturday at 7am in the Cherry Creek Mall parking lot, near The District shops. The best part is that all of this is no cost to you!
25213 hours ago
It may be Monday....but Ashes don’t care!! Shake out those Monday blues and take control of your week!!
It will become whatever you choose it to be. Yup! Your hold all the cards for what your Monday to Friday looks and feels like.
CHOOSE YOUR HARD
15113 hours ago
Falling deeply in love with Spain. I may just move to San Sebastián and hustle prints on the beach...
27313 hours ago
✧ take a walk with me through the beautiful nature on vancouver island canada 🌿✨🍂🌞💕🦋 where did you take a walk last and when? ☺️
✧ really enjoy walking in the woods in silence looking at all the wonders around, it has such a free feeling to it.. I don’t know how to explain it. pure serenity ✨🙏🏻 •
✧ plus it’s always good to change up the gym routine and get yourself outside and breathe in that fresh air 🙌🏻 🍃 •
✧ I like to do lunges, high knees, bursts of running, climbing over things, squat/side steps... and let me tell you.. when you are doing this going up a hill with a bunch of tree roots and rocks as obstacles in can be quite the fun challenge ahah! 🔥👌🏻(as long as you don’t fall on your ass like I’ve done before haha 😂 thankfully there’s enough cushion to save myself 😆) •
✧ have fun with your fitness/health journey. 🌟 it should never feel like a chore.. and if it does, you might need to go back to the drawing board and really define the goals you want to reach, how you will get there and how to keep it exciting so you stick with it. CLARITY is everything people 👏🏻⚡️
✧ have a lovely day guys! 🌈💫p.s. in the process of taking all the storage off my computer so I can edit these vlogs, but I need a few things before I can do that. already spent almost 300$ on extras I needed for my camera 🎥 😅 someone send help ahhaha 😂 •
107413214 hours ago
It’s rare to find a quiet corner in a crowded bar, that has perfect light. • It’s even more rare when you find @krakauernotwriting sitting there, staring out the window, enjoying a beer. • I couldn’t let the moment pass without acknowledging it.
Congrats to the Warrior Playground Youth Team for another great showing at the CNL this weekend. Why do they do so well? Because they train so consistently and they don't let a little snow stop their training 👏👏👏(see the last slide)
This weekend I photographed 24 kids...24!⠀⠀
It was challenging and tiring and SO MUCH FUN. I was covered in mud and had leaves in my pockets and grass in my hair. ⠀⠀
Each one was unique in personality, demeanor, and humor. So much of what I do has zero to do with camera settings, equipment, or editing. I get to play pretend, make a fool of myself, and leave any pride at the door...and that is honestly my favorite part.⠀⠀
People always ask if toddlers “scare” me or parents apologize in advance for the mood/actions of their toddlers and it just makes me laugh! They are the most pure little beings that can only act exactly how they feel and I respect the hell out of that. They should never “perform” for me and i would never want them to. ⠀⠀
Sure, every momma wants one family picture of everyone sitting smiling and looking at the camera...but me? I’m after THIS.. The real...the hilarious...and the squishy cheeks for days. ⠀⠀
Today’s rain will let me reset my soul and rest my body a bit but I am just so grateful for you guys - for your trust and your vulnerability. ⠀⠀
💕 I don’t ever take it for granted, so thank you times a million for allowing me the gift of seeing your family exactly as you are. 💕⠀⠀
Yup. Great way to make it a way of life? Exercise + healthy mindset. So take your awesome attitude and go sweat :). Now’s a good time.
Timer: 10 min
25 high knees
20 mtn climbers
15 Russian twists
Keep repeating.. GO!
Embracing this gorgeous fall day by reading in our long neglected hammocks.
I have a million and one things to but I couldn’t resist embracing this fleeting fall weather with my kids! I need to ditch the todo list and the school checklist a little more often and enjoy the beauty of God Creation! I’m so grateful that we finally have had fall weather this weekend after months of 90+ degree days!