Today is National Voter Registration Day! This year I became a first time voter! I was always worried about if I became registered then I would have to do jury duty, that was the ONLY reason stopping me from voting! What made me decide to register was the outcome of the 2016 elections, the shooting… Continue reading I AM A VOTER
“We are not meant to be boxed in. To be labeled. To be defined by the outside world so that it may feel more comfortable when it looks at us. So that it feels like it has us figured out. We are multifaceted. We are MANY things.” Sophia Bush What are the MANY things that… Continue reading I AM MANY
How do you want to be remembered when eventually you're done serving? "He served his country." Hopefully, they can add the word "honorably." "A hero is somebody who does the right thing no matter what and I think John throughout his life has been heroic so many times, so we shouldn’t be surprised that as… Continue reading He Served Honorably!
Having CRPS you have no idea what the day will bring! CRPS is an EVERYDAY thing! It’s been a long day! I’ve been in and out of one urgent care clinic to be sent to another for a full work up. I left the house at 9:30ish this morning and didn’t get back home until… Continue reading CRPS Is An Everyday Thing!
After reading CNBC story about 23andMe and Breast Cancer I had to share my story! When I did my 23andMe I was lucky enough to know beforehand that I didn’t have the BC (Breast Cancer) gene. My dad’s side of the family possibly carries the gene. My Dad’s Twin Sister had BC, another Sister of… Continue reading 23andMe + Breast Cancer
Some are teachers, some are musicians, and some legacies are in themselves dynasties. But my family’s legacy has a number of things. For instance.. Girls have ALWAYS been born first on my dad’s side of the family, my ancestors come from slavery, my dad, my brother, and I can’t read music but we know how… Continue reading Every family has a legacy, and this is mine
I’m excited for this summer and for what’s to come afterwards! These past 3 years have been incredibly difficult to say the least. But I feel like these past months have been the most difficult of my life. My hope is that this summer will help me find peace within myself but within those I… Continue reading Summer & Beyond
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students. ~ Solomon Ortiz Over the years I've had remarkable and inspiring teachings.. rather it was from my countless years of schooling or from people I've met in between nevertheless I've looked up to and admire… Continue reading For My Teachers
The stories we want to hear the least are the ones we need to hear the most. To my fellow Sister Survivors and Army Of Women. I’m so proud of every one you! You showed no fear and looked evil in the eye for the very last time! As a former USA Gymnastics gymnast, who… Continue reading Dear Sister Survivors
Raising Money For a Cause I Care About: On February 17, 2015 I was diagnosed with CRPS/RSD a rare and non-curable illness that has changed my life in so many ways. I have decided that instead of making my birthday all about me I want to make it all about finding a cure for this… Continue reading Birthday Donations