Today marks 9 years since I got the phone call telling me that I had breast cancer. The following post popped up in my Facebook memories today: Little did I know that a few hours later I would receive the call. I had this whole awesome weekend planned. I was dating this guy from Oahu … Continue reading The day I got the news
This is something I have been thinking about lately. We make so many excuses for not reaching our goal or for not trying to do something etc. I see this in the boys, but also in myself. I had a rotator cuff repair back in June. Before my surgery I wasn't able to do all … Continue reading What is stopping you
Quick quote with some thoughts. Self-care is such an important concept, it's so important for body, mind, and soul, but still so many people don't practice it. How high is self-care on your daily to do list, is it somewhere on the top, or maybe all the way at the bottom. When I got diagnosed … Continue reading Self-care quote
Not to long ago I had a conversation with my bonus son about being right. In his 11 year old mind, when 2 people have a difference of opinion, or a different point of view, someone is right and someone is wrong. So then I tried to explain that when two people don't see eye … Continue reading Do we need to be right
This is such an important concept. We can not control what other people do or say, but we can control how we respond to these outside stimuli. This is something we try to teach our boys, that they are in charge of their own emotions, and not just that, also in charge of their own … Continue reading Being in charge of our emotions.