Deployment Decisions

Submitted by: Destiny Conrad

's Success Story

When my husband deployed with the Air Force in December 2012 and left me at home with our four children, I had a choice to make...either sit on the couch and wait for him to get home, or get up, get active, and make him as proud of me as I am of him. I started my journey to lose weight and get into shape at 170 lbs and struggling to run 1 mile. When he returned 6 months later, I was 30 lbs lighter and later came in 2nd place (against the other women my age) after running my very first 5k. It is my hope and prayer that through my story I might motivate and inspire those deemed uninspirable.