A friend

St. Maximilian Kolbe once said, “God sends us friends to be our firm support in the whirlpool of struggle. In the company of friends, we will find strength to attain our sublime ideal.”         I believe everyone comes into our life for a reason. I am reminded of that when I hear […]

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Who is this five year old girl?

This is a picture of me at 5 years old, joyful and dreaming. I was most likely dreaming about my future to be in the next “Annie” production. The first role I played was Gretl Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music.” I absolutely loved playing the part of someone else. I enjoyed singing, dancing […]

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You are Not Invisible and you are Fully Known

Tauren Wells sings this song titled “Known” “It’s hard truth and ridiculous grace to be known, fully known, and loved by you.” I have to be honest and admit, there have been times in my life where I allowed insecurity to get the best of me. My own self doubts and my own negative self […]

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Jerry Maguire – Mission Statement

One of my favorite movies is Jerry Maguire. I love the plot, characters, music, excitement, and the line “you had me at hello.” One of the greatest lines ever, right?  Well, I have another favorite part, which is my inspiration behind this blog post. I only hope I can do it justice! The characters I […]

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Tigger and Eeyore

I have to say that from a young age I was always fascinated with the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh, more specifically Tigger and Eeyore. There was Eeyore, who always seemed to be caring and accepting to everything and everyone, but the glass was always half empty.  Eeyore was very honest with whomever asked him how he […]

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The Healing Chair

I have had  quite the day! I met with my plastic surgeon today who gave me great news! He has taken me from four draining tubes down to two.  What an enormous gift this is as the draining tubes are uncomfortable, to say the least. Tomorrow morning I will have an appointment with the breast […]

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I’m Baaack!

Today marks one week since my bilateral mastectomy. There have been easier days than others. I spent the first night in the hospital and that was rather difficult because I was on a lot of medication and psychologically, I knew my body would never look the same. The body I have lived with for 43 […]

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Home Safe and Sound!

Angela finally made it home and she is feeling much better! Due to side effects from an anti-nausea patch, it took her a little longer to recover than we expected. Once the doctor figured out what the problem was, and they got the patch off, she bounced right back. She won’t know the next steps […]

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