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Trauma As Our Teacher

I was reading David Berceli’s book on the Trauma Release Process before falling asleep last night, and found these paragraphs enlightening and greatly comforting.

‘Trauma has the ability to teach us what love is, while simultaneously bringing out our innate capacity for deep caring. 508 more words


Hump day

It’s Wednesday and I’m having a challenging day. For the first time in my neu adventure,  I’m really homesick.

I’ve met alot of people, but made no new friends.  525 more words

Breast Cancer

Doctor's orders

Edwina called me late yesterday afternoon to tell me that she’s in the hospital at Princeton, a facility just a couple of blocks from her apartment. 591 more words


Alex & Ani Benefit

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and to do my part to help fundraise I will be hosting a party at the Alex & Ani store in Emeryville, CA. 183 more words

Everyone's Talking Pedometer Walking

How much activity is enough? “150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity over the course of a week” is the FitSTEPS for Life® recommendation.  In June, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published research supporting yet another benefit: 298 more words


A T-Shirt So Great We Have to Share!

I can make this short since I have three fabulous images to share that tell the whole story. You already know Brit S. from FitSTEPS Voices, but you may be unaware that she is an amazing graphic designer. 275 more words


Return to Chi-town

Following a visit to Grandma and Papa’s farm in Illinois, the girls and I headed to Chicago for a couple of days. I lived in Chicago during a few gap years between high school and college, so I told the girls Chi-town was a bit like home, too. 344 more words