Shaving Her Head for Childhood Cancer

January 25, 2015

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One of my friends is shaving her head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.  I am so proud of her and wanted to share this story.  We often get so caught up in our own lives that we forget about others in need.  Others like children battling cancer and their families.  Precious lives.  So read on and […]

Posted in: cancer, childhood cancer

When the Going Gets Rough

January 20, 2015

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We all experience challenges in life.  Moments, days, and weeks that are less than ideal.  But that is part of life.  Yes, part of life. It is it easy or fun?  No, of course not.  Until you realize that this is happening for a reason.  Reasons that will stay with you forever and teach you so much […]

Stop Beating Yourself Up

January 12, 2015

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We all do it.  “If only I had done this.” “If only I had done that.”  “I should have…”  “I will never do that again (repeat 4 times).”  “How could I have been so…”  You know. And I know that sometimes we beat ourselves up over experiences in our lives.  The negative thoughts and feelings of […]

Go With the Flow

January 9, 2015

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Let me start off by saying that it is not always easy living with diabetes.  I admit it. Diabetes can be challenging.  I have taken a ride in an ambulance due to low blood sugar on two occasions (once when pregnant).  I have had to stop mid run to eat something sugary like candy corn […]

Posted in: challenges, change, diabetes, life

Persevering on “bad” days

March 25, 2013

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“Bad”. Probably should not use that word.  I try to use “challenging” so it does not sound so negative.  But today, I want to use “bad”.  Just one of those days.  One thing after another.  Some things diabetes related.  Some not. So what to do?  Wait… You are probably wondering what is so “bad”.  Let […]

Finding the Inner Calm

August 28, 2012

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I admit it.  I go, go, go.  I have lots of energy, and it is hard for me to relax.  To sit and do nothing is near impossible.  Yet, I know that I should be relaxing more.  Doing nothing.  Nothing?  Well, not nothing  but maybe meditating. Studies and people who practice meditation will tell you […]

Where Will I Land?

August 21, 2012

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Where Will I land? I have taken the last 8 years off to be a stay at home mom.  And I have loved it!  But the kids are getting older, we need more income coming in, and I am ready to work.  I am getting restless at home (even though I volunteer quite a bit).  […]

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