Dreams

12 1/2 years between these two pictures… ⌛️ Sean was almost 6 months old and I had just turned 29. 🎂 In some ways it seems like so long ago and yet I can also remember a lot about what 29 year old me felt like. ♥️ I was adjusting to life as a new […]

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Today is my eleventh Leap Day, which happens to be my lucky number. On my tenth, in 2012, I took a Leap of Faith, I changed the name of my blog, from Four of a Kind to Bereaved and Blessed, and moved it from Blogger to Self-Hosted WordPress, with this/my own URL. We had lived […]

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You are a wife. You are a mom. You are a daughter. You are a sister. You are a friend. You are a woman of faith. You are a group fitness instructor. You are a health and fitness coach. You are a writer. You are a blogger. You are living the dream. In many ways […]

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I lived there the spring semester of my junior year in college, in this house. It was 1996 and an awesome time to be “across the pond.” Everyone who lived at 21 Pembridge Gardens, which was run by the Butler University Study Abroad program, in partnership with the University of Illinois (where I was student), […]

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I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola’s Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own. “Mothers of the world are the biggest healthcare system in the world, so we really hold a lot of power and responsibility.” ~ Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop There were many things that struck me throughout Coca-Cola’s Balanced […]

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It’s been ten months since the last time I read and reviewed a book for the BlogHer Book Club (BHBC). There were many reasons this year that I passed on opportunities to participate and in a few cases I didn’t respond quickly enough to get the chance. However, I am glad to be sharing this […]

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