From the depths of her soul, inner strength would rise and become her rock foundation. I was shy and unsure of myself when I was young, but as a woman, I blossomed and became strong and independent. Through my illnesses, I stayed strong. I have been knocked down, but get up time and time again. … Continue reading Depths of her soul
Remember who you are
Remember that you are Water. Cry. Cleanse. Flow. Let go. Remember that you are Fire. Burn. Tame. Adapt. Ignite. Remember that you are Air. Observe. Breath. Focus. Decide. Remember that you are Earth. Ground. Give. Build, Heal. Remember that you are Spirit. Connect. Listen. Know. Be still. I hope in this time of crisis and … Continue reading Remember who you are
Tshirts and Merchandise
I've designed some tshirts and merchandise in my GBV Shop. I made things that fit my personality. I hope you like them too. More soon!
Fighting for Life
Back in February, I met an amazing woman who gave me the opportunity to go to a Masquerade Ball for benefiting people living with metastatic breast cancer. There is no cure and some don't like the word survivor linked to mets. I disagree! I think of myself as a survivor and a warrior. My battle … Continue reading Fighting for Life
No matter how tattered and worn life has caused you to feel, use that knowledge and experience to alter it. Just when you think there is nothing left, there is still that shred of courage and strength. Keep patching the fragments, and you will find something beautiful and worth fighting for.
Living with metastatic cancer for so many years has made me think of things I would love to do before I die. I think I can accomplish a few. I have been blessed with living within driving distance of Walt Disney World and having the block out passes (cheapest) since my kids were young. We … Continue reading Bucket List
Advice to the young me
Looking back on things that troubled me through life. ADD, sexual assault, depression, cancer battles, giving up on a healthy lifestyle, even being shamed for being a stay at home mom. Now that I am older I realize they empowered me.
Compassion. We are all Human.
During the past few weeks I have had my strength tested several times. The #metoo campaign brought very vivid memories flooding back. One night my boyfriend woke me from a nightmare. Apparently I was kicking violently in my sleep. I think he was grateful I was laying on my back and kicking up instead of … Continue reading Strength