Am I Enough?

Am I Enough?

I, like many of us, believed from a young age that I wasn’t as worthy as those around me. Let me be clear – I had a great family. This is not a story of hardship. But like a lot of people, I had a great childhood and still emerged with life-altering...
When I Finally Learned to Relax

When I Finally Learned to Relax

I’m a tough cookie.  I’ve always had the brush-yourself-off-and-carry-on mentality. I’m pretty sure I learned it from being the youngest of five children and growing up with a mother from England.  That soldier-on mentality has taken me far.  But for a long time, I...
The Quickest Way to Change Your World

The Quickest Way to Change Your World

“If I just had a man, this would be so much better.” “Things would be so much easier if I just made more money.” “If I just lost the weight, everything would look better.” These were real things I told myself on a daily basis. To me it made all the sense in the world...
Taking the Long Way Home

Taking the Long Way Home

Something has weighed me down for a long time.  The funny thing about issues that weigh us down is that we can tell ourselves carrying that burden isn’t that bad. We eventually get used to feeling weighed down and even feel like something’s missing if it’s gone.  I...
Good Days and Bad Days

Good Days and Bad Days

.. When I was first diagnosed with MS, a friend of mine bought me a journal to help me process everything. One side of the journal had a happy baby face with the title “Good Days,” and the other side had a crying baby face with the title “Bad Days.” I loved my kind,...