Winner!

November is over. December is here! While most people’s focus is turned toward Christmas, mine is captured reflecting on the accomplishments of November. I completed the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) — admittedly with some modifications. Instead of writing 50,000 words of a novel in November, I kept track of all the words I wrote…

You Are Seen

Mother’s Day is complicated and full of contradictory emotions. There is the joy and celebration of new moms, proud grandparents and generations brought together. Tiny snuggles. Milestones recorded. Love abounding. I celebrate with you. There is the disappointment of strained relationships between parents and children. Poor communication. Regrets and resentment impacting relationships. I forgive with you.…

The Best Laid Plans…

… often go awry. Here’s my running update: Knees in pain: 1 Hips in pain: 1 New shoes purchased: 2 (with orthotics) Knee braces worn: 3 Running partners: 0 Two weeks out from the Disney Princess Half Marathon and things are not looking great. My scoliosis combined with increasing from 5K distance to half marathon…

The Running Dream

Car accident. Amputation. Stump. Prosthetist. Cerebral Palsy. Disability. Perseverance. Success. That’s a ten word summary of the best book I’ve read in the recent past. The Running Dream chronicles the story of Jessica, a bright young sprinter who loses her right leg below the knee after a catastrophic car accident. Jessica reluctantly enters the world…

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