Renewed Health, Renewed Life

May 24, 2017 3:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  Over the past few weeks, as these pictures reveal, I have been taking my dog for walks in nature whenever I can. With the beginning of spring—and the blossoming of new life all around me—I am reminded of how lucky I am to have had my own “new beginning.”   When I had cancer a few years ago, I promised myself that I would never take my health for granted again. There is nothing like a brush with illness to instantly set our priorities straight and remind us that nothing matters more than our health.   I wish I could... View Article

Celebrate motherhood and all the changes that it brings

May 24, 2017 2:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In front of me, as I write this post, are pictures of me over the years with my kids. There they are as newborns, with me looking completely exhausted. Soon they are toddlers, then school-aged and, suddenly, they are taller than me! Each step in their development meant a new stage for both of us. Their needs would change and my role would have to adapt accordingly. This often meant me needing to revisit my values along the way, and often reset my priorities as a result.   I will be honest. I am not a fan of Mother’s Day... View Article

Happy birthday

May 2, 2017 10:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This week I celebrate my 48th birthday. Since gratitude is a value I hold very close to my heart and try to do every night, I thought I would try to write (whatever comes spontaneously) 48 THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR (in no specific order): My number one will be my health. I have learned that there is nothing more important than this and every day I am grateful for it. My husband who is also my partner and best friend in life. I am not only grateful for having you, but for the incredible relationship we have created together.... View Article