Little Steps: Day 52 – The Trail Ends Here?

I apologize in advance. But my mind is a tangled mess. Thoughts are flying around a thousand miles a minute. Crashing in to eachother. Trajectories unknown. My fingers are full of dread. The words want to flow faster than they can be given passage. I have no idea what is about to overflow the walls, …

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Little Steps: Day 23 – Pause. Reflect. Move Forward.

Day 23: 3.14 miles / Total miles: 21.28mi / Days left: 156 / Time:2:01:15 / Pace: 38'35 Yesterday was my first hike since last Thursday (Day 18). I ended last week on such a euphoric high. And then this weekend happened. And I desperately needed to go for a hike. I couldn't go Monday. I …

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The Loving Myself Journey: Gate #4 – Special Needs PTSD

Like the past 3 gates, this one came in like a wrecking ball at the speed of light, knocking the wind out of my sails, leaving me stranded in 82ft waves. Before I realized what hit me, I was drowning. In the middle of an ocean I built with my own 2 hands. No one …

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Be Your Children’s Fiercest Advocate

Events unfolded last Friday and this Monday at our kiddos school. It was nobodies fault. And the school staff did the best they could with the tools they had. I do have to say that the school staff is amazing. With that being said, the time has come to make sure our daughter has the …

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The Loving Myself Journey: Gate # 2 – 808

If you do not know who I am, or haven't ran across my post about what 808 means to me, then let me give you the cliff notes version. I see 808 constantly. Everywhere. Sometimes I do not see it for a few days, or even a week or more. But it never ceases to …

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Thrown into the SPD Deep-End

10.16.15 I have debated over and over, going back and forth, silently in my head, whether or not I wanted to even discuss this out loud, let alone on a "permanent", very public space. Not only would that mean that our closest, and not so closest, friends and families would have a more open window …

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