Breathe In | Breathe Out

I wonder what your hopes, dreams, and plans are for the year that lies ahead... I wonder if you'll dare to dream beyond the comfort of familiarity and self imposed restraints... I hope you do...I hope I do too... But first, let us exhale the year we are leaving behind. Let us, collectively, breathe out the mistakes, sorrows, … Continue reading Breathe In | Breathe Out

Five Years Ago | My Miracle Momma & Long Term Suffering

Five years ago I woke up in the middle the night certain my mom had died. She'd had surgery a couple days prior and wasn't rebounding as quickly as they'd hoped; her Dr's made 3 critical errors during this minor, routine surgery. I was worried. It was 1am in Colorado and midnight in Oregon. I slept restlessly for … Continue reading Five Years Ago | My Miracle Momma & Long Term Suffering

throwback to a funeral that never happened…

A year ago today I sat with my dad and brothers and, together, we planned my mom's funeral. She was on life support for the 2nd time in 3 years and the dr's were confident her body was going to fail this time around and she wouldn't survive another day. We sat in my parents living room … Continue reading throwback to a funeral that never happened…