aunt, brave, camino de santiago, family, friends, gratitude, grief, half-marathons, infertility, marriage, moment, pilgrim, relationships, Walking, writing

A Beautiful Life

While talking with my colleague the topic of grief came up. She mentioned how a mutual acquaintance once said something to the effect of, “one grief story is one grief story.” In other words, no two are alike. I agree, but it also highlights the loneliness of grief. No one, anywhere, can understand exactly what… Continue reading A Beautiful Life

birthday, denali, dogs, family, gratitude, half-marathons, hiking, husky, love, relationships, running, Walking

She’s 10!

My Facebook memories for today are full of Denali birthday posts (Andrew too, but I guess Denali is more photogenic lol). I can hardly believe she’s ten. We’ve been together since she was 9 weeks old. As I’ve been thinking about her birthday, I’ve come up with a few lists about my baby dog. What… Continue reading She’s 10!

brave, family, feelings, gratitude, holidays, infertility, John O'Donohue, plans, running, social media

Caught Off Guard (Again)

The last few days I’ve felt off. There’s this feeling I get when I’m anxious, worried, stressed. I can feel it in my head – a headache, sort of. Everything feels slightly out of place. I’m jittery. I need to focus but I can’t focus on anything. I’m antsy. Sometimes when I feel this way… Continue reading Caught Off Guard (Again)

2017, asp, aunt, brave, change, family, feelings, gratitude, grief, half-marathons, holidays, infertility, new year, olw, oneword365, retreats, running, seasons, Walking, yoga

2017: A Year in Review

2017. Another tough one. I have thoughts on my hopes for 2018, but before I move forward, I want to look back and reflect on what this year taught me. Side note: This took me three hours to put together! Reviewing my calendar, looking through past blog posts, scrolling through pictures... Although I touch on… Continue reading 2017: A Year in Review