6 Years, 3 Months and 18 Days

6 Years, 3 Months and 18 Days

Six years, three months and 18 days. That is how long I will have worked at IHG before they will close their doors. This is my story:   As much as I was ready to start a career, I had a 4 year old daughter and an eight month old baby that I was still nursing that...
One Moment At A Time

One Moment At A Time

Waking up and realizing all this time has passed from the day I lost my little boy in a swimming accident seems so surreal. That day that will always mark the worst day of my life is one that plays out in my head in slow motion. It is packed with emotions that no...
Little Did I Know

Little Did I Know

Eighteen years ago today I had my first born. An adorable baby boy. I remember sitting on the floor and holding him and thinking, “I never have to give him back.” Little did I know, I would have to give him back. Little did I know that our relationship was going to be...
Holding Space

Holding Space

I guess it’s time. Time to reveal one of the dark secrets of my healing journey. I was a drug addict. Cocaine and alcohol were my vices. I only did them on weekends, which started on Thursday and lasted until Monday….I am not proud of this part of my...
Windstorm

Windstorm

Here I sit, watching the windstorm through my window. Looking at the trees being whipped around, some of the shingles on the roof next door clinging on for dear life, the dumpsters are rattling, the clouds are flying through the sky covering the mountains in the...
Living Your Purpose

Living Your Purpose

I have now gotten the message three times this week to remember to reflect on the experiences I’ve had in life. And you know, once you have been told something 3 times, it’s life screaming at you, “This is important! DO IT!” So, here we go… 2016. It...