What’s Happening

October 1, 2014

Here’s my latest vlog, with news about what’s happening in October with Fit & Healthy with Coach Kathy. Please check it out and let me know what you think! I am getting more confident doing videos like this and knocked it out in only one take. My only regret is that I am not wearing any […]

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AFSP Chicago’s Out of the Darkness Walk 2014

September 20, 2014

“When you are walking today, I want you to think of your best memories of your person (people)…. Keep your loved ones’ memories alive, by speaking about them and saying their names.” ~ Ryan Chiaverini at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Chicago Out of the Darkness Walk (September 20, 2014)

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Today You Are Five

September 17, 2014

It’s your “five birthday!” You have been telling us how excited you are for it, since you turned four last year. And what a year it has been… So many adventures, fun family vacations, trying new things and learning about your world. You are in Junior Kindergarten now and seem to enjoy going to school […]

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It Never Ends

September 16, 2014

I can still smell the soap on my hands as I type this. It’s one of many triggers I experience every time I go there. But it’s worth it. The soap in the dispensers everywhere at Christ Medical Center smells the same. Whether you are visiting a patient, you are the patient, you just had […]

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Apart at the Seams

September 8, 2014

Greetings and welcome to this stop on the Apart at the Seams Book Tour! This is my seventh time participating in a book tour. My previous experiences were with Eat, Pray, Love, Life from Scratch, A Gift of Time, The Sound of Hope, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption, and Measure of Love. For those of you not familiar with […]

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I’m Here

September 7, 2014

We drove by on our way to dinner and noticed their front door was open. I asked Bob if he minded if we stopped by quickly to say, “hello.” I hadn’t seen them since the day of her funeral (which I ended up giving a eulogy at). I hopped out and rang the door bell. […]

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