Happy New Years’ Brave Warrior! Here’s a special reminder just for you: 2021 can be anything you want it to be! To me, the crispness and wonderment of a brand sparkling New Year is where the real holiday magic can be found. You have a blank slateOr, if you prefer, you have a new canvas … Continue reading Five New Years Wishes for you + a Little Pep Talk!!
Why Brave? Do you pick a focus word for the year? I do this exercise every year and back in 2019, the word I chose was ‘BRAVE’. My son, Braedon, had passed away only seven months earlier and experiencing the first holidays he wasn’t a part of was heartbreaking. Facing a new year without him … Continue reading Why you Need to be BRAVE Today!
I Wanted to Quit Before it Started! It was downpouring when I pulled into the driveway and parked my truck. I sat there for 15 minutes while contemplating driving away and bailing on the commitment I made to myself. I wanted to drive away; I really really wanted to drive away. I was desperately searching … Continue reading D.F.L. #100bravethingsproject #26 Duathlon
So your probably wondering why I'm writing an entire blog post about my shoes? These shoes actually belonged to my son Braedon. He got these from me on what became his very last Christmas here on Earth. They're actually too big but I wear them anyway because they have special meaning and power. Where do … Continue reading My Magical Shoes…say what?!
Even Though I'm Living Every Parents Worst Nightmare Even though I had to live through another holiday without Braedon. Even though I had an amazing weekend with my family but still felt unbelievable lonely. Even though I smiled while quietly aching under the surface. Even though I woke today feeling incredibly empty, I also felt … Continue reading Creating Light in Darkness: Gratitude Through Loss
What the BLEEP was I thinking? As I stepped up to edge all I could think, was what was I thinking, why did I think this was a good idea? Why? Why? Why? I may have been dropping F bombs like a trucker which isn’t my natural state of being. I was the same girl … Continue reading Over the Edge!