You and only you are responsible for your dash!!! I heard that on a podcast and shivers crawled up my back and down my arms. Wow. So what is this dash I'm referring too? It's the one that will follow your birthday after you pass; it will separate the date of your birth from the … Continue reading You are Responsible for your DASH!!
#100bravethingsproject #26 Say Cheese~ 40th Birthday Photoshoot! I avoided the camera for years. It made me anxious, annoyed even when people i.e. friends insisted on capturing a photo every time we got together. We don’t need another photo I thought, ashamed and embarrassed. I had gained weight, a lot of weight; I didn’t want to … Continue reading I Won’t Hide my Body, I won’t Apologize!
This was the training I delivered last night inside, Embrace your BRAVE Tribe; my online group membership. You guys, I loved every minute of it; my soul was in awe. I loved prepping and preparing for this live coaching session. I loved connecting with these amazing women who have literally helped bring one of my … Continue reading Make this your Best Year Yet!!
#100bravethings Project # 25 A lot of people would call it a failure. She bombed it. Missed. Total fail. Messed up. She didn’t even finish. So embarrassing. In fact someone even said to me, it’s going to be hard to tell people that you didn’t finish it. I very quickly replied, not at all. I’m … Continue reading Failing the Fundy Footpath!
I know it's shocking isn't it? I have been every size from a teeny- tiny compact, acceptable and expected size 3 to my current and much larger, often unacceptable, plus size body and I can assure you that confidence doesn’t come from your pant size. I walk onto stages to speak, to share, to connect, … Continue reading Confidence Can’t be Found in Your Pant Size!
You’re FINE, they tell us. Stop crying. You’re a big girl aren’t you? Big girls don’t cry; do they? You're Fine As little girls, we're told this all the time. Wipe those tears my dear. You’re fine. Even when we’re clearly in distress, crying & upset we’re told to cut it out. Stop crying. Everyone … Continue reading Stop Crying They Say, You’re Fine!
Do you have kids the salesman asked? No, I awkwardly reply. It just feels wrong to burden a stranger in this way. To bring him into my world and leave him lost for words to say; feeling guilty over something he had no part of and can do nothing about. No. It doesn’t seem right … Continue reading Still a Mom: For all the Momma’s who are Grieving this Mother’s Day
The Transplant Clinic With Braedon (Don't feel like reading check out the pep talk here) You may be wondering what the heck does mashed potatoes have to do with perspective but stick with me and I promise to reveal all. Shortly after Braedon was diagnosed with Hepatopulmonary Syndrome we had to take a trip to … Continue reading How The Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Taught Me a Lesson on Perspective!
My Struggle is Real I’ve been quiet this last week. I’ve struggled to focus and struggled to show up here and in my life. This has become a part of my life now more so than ever before. Suddenly it’s like everything boils over at once and I can’t control it. The grief, PTSD and … Continue reading Are you Willing to give Yourself Grace?
#100BRAVETHINGS Project #23 I did it friends, 100 workouts in 100 days! This has been the longest challenge on my 100 Brave Things Project so far but #23 was crushed last week and guess what? I’m still going strong and got in workout #111 today. You may be wondering why I took on this challenge, … Continue reading 100 Workouts in 100 Days!