By Kylie Blanchard Combining strength, endurance, cardio and flexibility, the willPower & grace® fitness class provides the benefits of cardio exercise, intensity of boot camp, self-awareness of yoga, discipline of Pilates and uplifting philosophy of meditation. “It is a blending of all the disciplines I loved: yoga, Pilates and old-school […]
Get Mom in the Shot and make her look Beautiful!
Ever since I can remember my mom has had a picture of her on the wall in her room. She was about 20 in this picture. I remember looking at it as a child and thinking my mother was so beautiful.
Empowering Women with Education, Healthy Choices
“Ultimately, I want to empower women to make healthy, thoughtful decisions…without pressure.” – Wendy Schmidt, FirstChoice Clinic West center director By Roxane B. Salonen Soon after accepting a position […]
Surviving the First Trimester
By Annette Martel and Kelly Hagen She Said: When I was pregnant with Snickerdoodle Happypants (not our daughter’s real name), I was pretty dramatic about it. I had terrible nausea, and I didn’t have the perspective to realize that I wouldn’t feel like that for the rest of my life. […]
Bonita (Bonnie) Grey Brink – Surviving Breast Cancer, Alcoholism and the Unknown
Her Story: First of all, I want to say that I am extremely grateful for my faith, friends and family. My husband, Paul and daughters Ashleigh and McKenzie are my cherished delights and best supporters. I want to thank my mom for loving me and instilling my faith at a young […]
Terry Krenz, Surviving Grief and Loss
Her Story: Mom and my siblings waited in the car on the gravel driveway while my eyes took in the orange shag carpet and yellow walls of the first bedroom of my own. It was a room in the century old house on the farm homesteaded by my great great […]
Stacy Duppong – Surviving Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE)
Her Story: In 2004, I was having horrible back and leg pain. I saw several doctors and they all said I would have to live with it. It got so bad, I was basically in bed for about a year before I finally found a doctor in Minneapolis that could […]
Dawn Ulmer, Surviving the Accident
Her Story: On March 2nd, 2013, I was on my way to watch my daughter Krista’s basketball game at Fort Yates. She was a freshman at Shiloh and was starting that night. I was excited because my husband and some of my family were coming from Mobridge to watch the game with […]
Nestled in South Bay
This comfortable home, built by Triton Homes, is located on the water in the beautiful South Bay development in Bismarck. Perfect for their family and for entertaining in summer and winter!
Life in a Bakken Camper
by Jessie Veeder Krystal Krohn misses the warm Texas sunshine most of all. She explains this between sips of coffee and brief detours to redirect her 4-year-old son Connor or to give her 2-year-old daughter, Rylee, a piece of banana. “Last winter was the first snow I’ve seen. I’m a […]