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Surviving Back Surgery 101

Surviving Back Surgery 101

If you finally made the call and scheduled any type of lumber back surgery, you know that there’s a long journey ahead. In order to “survive” such a major surgery, I’ve found many tips and tools that are exceedingly helpful. The following tips, tricks, and suggestions below are things that I found helpful during my … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Website Revamp

Coming Soon – Website Revamp

Greetings all. As you may know, I’ve been noticeably absent from blog writing over the last 2 years. When I started this blog in 2012, the intention was to provide an outlet for anyone overcoming trials and to help see the good that can happen when you triumphantly survive. I wanted to provide a safe … Continue reading

Your Story is Still Being Written

Your Story is Still Being Written

When it comes to waiting… I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not my strength. I am the kind of person that reads the spoilers, seeks the answers, and reads the last chapter of the book! I guess you could say that I’m rather impatient. While reading a new novel, I was impressed by … Continue reading

The Winning Trials in Life

The Winning Trials in Life

Do you ever wonder what your life might be like if you hadn’t gone through various trials? Did that particular challenge completely reshape your future by opening your eyes to unfavorable traits or behaviors? Did you vow to turn your life around after surviving those difficult moments? The truth is… some people will learn and others … Continue reading

Random Confessions of a New Parent

Random Confessions of a New Parent

Here is a true confession. I used to judge parents before I became one. Fact. I used to say stuff like, “Oh I’ll never do this” or “I can’t believe parents do that”. Honestly, you need to find what works for you and your children. That is the most important factor. So forget what your … Continue reading

My Top 5 Favorite Holiday Movies

My Top 5 Favorite Holiday Movies

When it comes to the holidays, there are many things we look forward to. Family. PTO. Delicious food. Christmas lights. Pies. Giving gifts. Friends. And… holiday movies that have taken over your network TV and Netflix queue. There is something almost nostalgic about curling up with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoying a holiday … Continue reading

How Do You Survive The Storm?

How Do You Survive The Storm?

It was pitch black when I woke up in the middle of a deep sleep. The wind howled and slammed against our bedroom window with a threatening force. Lightening flashed rapidly and my heart began to race. I jumped out of bed and quickly ran to our lower level. My husband stood in the living room … Continue reading