being human

I had one of these days today….2 days ago…last week. I’m human after all, so it’s to be expected. I’m in “it”… living “it”…and when you’re that close to “it”, it can be hard to see the bigger opportunities and rewards that may in fact be manifesting. I was reminded by a dear friend that…

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chemo done

And just like that, my FINAL chemo round is in the books. It didn’t come with fanfare or a parade. I didn’t even have a bell to ring at the Oncology Infusion center when I left. It instead came with indulgence in a week-old almond flour cupcake from my daughter, and an internal cheering squad…

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Eat from the Earth

The alarming rate that boxed and frozen pre-packaged foods are flying off the shelves is jaw-dropping. Yet those of us that seek out home gardens, organically sourced items and all the ways to source real, whole food, are finding ourselves plentiful right now. What we know is that the earth was meant to feed us,…

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simplicity

Sometimes simple is better. We’ve all heard it said, but it seems that even most days the act, thought or even notion of ‘simple’ seems far reaching. Minds are racing, households are buzzing and the world is opening up again and we’re all constantly adjusting. But does it really need to be all that complicated…

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be grateful

If there is ever a time to be grateful, it’s surely now, when “things” get taken away. And COVID put a spotlight on restriction of so many simple pleasures we once took for granted. Now we can see a sunny day and be thankful for it because we get to go outside. Now we see…

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family first

The online rants about being “stuck at home” with your loved ones drive me a little crazy. Don’t we all work to live vs the other way around? Isn’t the whole point of having a family and having kids is to be around them, to shower them with love, to build memories, enjoy moments and…

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making sacrifices

Making sacrifices for the betterment of our world is our human duty – the pleas to #stayathome say it all. We’re in this together and we need to accept it. Our civic duty is not to be called to war, but to spend time at home, with our families. It’s the simplest act of self-sacrifice…

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detours

The road less traveled. The path we least expect. A new adventure….. So many sayings for what a divergence from a linear path or assumed plan really means. Yet – we often don’t give options their full due diligence until we need to. Why do we get comfortable with status quo? Is it easier? Simpler?…

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get outside during COVID

Fresh air & vitamin D are natural healers Now more than ever we are hearing all about the benefits of both fresh air and vitamin D. It’s in nearly every article you can find on immune health and mental health. And it’s free, available to everyone and we all have time for it now. It’s…

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world is bigger

No doubt, with change there brings opportunity, but also fear. It’s human to fear the unknown, seek answers for the right now, and let the past write our future. This COVID experience has brought a sea of emotions, good days and bad and all the feels in between. It’s easy to be swept up in…

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