Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope

Hold onto hope. A simple statement, that can be so hard to do. This week, my family and I remembered the exact pain and fear that we felt this time last year. This time last year, my mom was being diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. This time last year was one of the worst … Continue reading Even When It is Hard Hold, Hold Onto Hope

Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Joy

Planning a wedding during COVID has hands down been one of the most stressful things of my life. I had everything planned early, to prevent the stress I am feeling now. And then COVID messed up every single plan, and we were back at step 1, preplanning a wedding in a short amount of time. … Continue reading Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Joy

Each Moment Is Part of Our Story of Growth

Honesty time, because that is what this blog is for and because my blogs resonate with what I'm feeling in that moment. I am having a tough time posting my blogs. I have this well-constructed goal in my head to post every Monday. Sometimes I ask myself why I have that goal, but I am … Continue reading Each Moment Is Part of Our Story of Growth

One Of The First Steps of Healing

Good old Facebook memories either have you cringing at your 13 year old self, or reflecting really deeply. This morning I was on the reflecting side. I was reminded of a post from 2013, after our first round at DII nationals for the 4x400. We performed terribly. We were completely doubtful of ourselves and we … Continue reading One Of The First Steps of Healing

It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media

It often feels like there is pressure to always be posting on social media, especially if your job requires you to have some type of social media presence. I was actually applying to speak at a conference, and one of the questions asked me what my social media following was, and because of that question, … Continue reading It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media