My eyes were closed, my lips trembled and a few tears overflowed dispite my best effort to keep them abayas. I focused on my breath. Deep breaths. Slow breaths. Inhaling through my nose, filling my chest and releasing through my mouth as I tried to keep it together. Although I was sitting uncomfortably in hard … Continue reading Changed by Loss
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
Sponsored by uresta You’re here, so I’m assuming that grabbed your attention. Maybe you can relate or you were just looking for a funny story. The truth is, I both exaggerated and downplayed the issue in the title. If I’m being completely honest I didn’t actually pee my pants but it’s been an issue for … Continue reading I Peed My Pants Once! #100bravethings #18
Guest Post By Whitly Jane When was the last time you looked in the mirror and unconditionally loved the person staring back at you? The perfections and flaws? At the end of the day, we just want to love and be loved. What’s taken your love away? Was it the decades of cruel words by … Continue reading 5 Steps to Self Love
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!
Happy Birthday to me! I turned 39 years young yesterday... And I not ashamed to shout it from the rooftops. I was at an event last night and one of the speakers included her age in her bio and the MC commented about how brave she was for putting her age out there; like we're … Continue reading The Privilege of Growing Older!
I talk a lot about mindset and how important it is. I truly believe that you need to get your mindset under control in order to start living your dreams and to become the best version of you! I understand how easy it can be to get caught up in the whirlwind of negative thinking. … Continue reading Improve Your Mind Set: 3 Ways
Are feeling grateful? Are you counting your blessings as you review your holiday shopping list? Probably, not right? Are you complaining about all the time you’ll have to spend with the extended family or on other holiday tasks? I want to challenge you to let go of the worry and stress this holiday season and … Continue reading Count your Blessings this Holiday Season