Your Story Counts: Even During an Awkward Elevator Ride

The elevator doors opened and four of us walked in. We entered the elevator from the ground floor of a hospital. The doors closed and everyone took their position facing the doors, waiting for their floor. 440 more words

What Tuesday is This? Whatever, We Talk About STRESS

I know, I know. It’s been a long time. But that’s not for a lack of trying. I have drafts saved from every week I’ve missed writing. 793 more words


Visualization, a Swim Test, Cancer, and Video Games - It's All Tied Together

Never underestimate the power of the mind. It is truly incredible. Athletes use visualization in sports. They visualize the ball going in the hoop, jumping over hurdles, or performing a complicated move for gymnastics. 972 more words

Super random updates

Every time I come here to write about a particular topic, I run into the fact that I haven’t blogged here in a while and that I can’t just talk about one topic when you have no context around that topic so then I end up writing posts that are really just life and “what I’m doing now” kinds of updates which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but just letting you know that that’s why I’m always writing “update” posts as of late. 1,047 more words


A Survivor's Story

The one thing I wanted when I was sick, besides to survive, was to meet survivors. I wanted to know that there were others out there who had been to hell and back and they were living normal lives. 154 more words

The Thirty-Second Tuesday: We Talk About Adjusting


It’s been over a month since I last blogged and I am so sorry to my loyal fans. I think I reached the level of fame where I found it acceptable to take a hiatus from the blogger life. 1,103 more words


Spider Mable Returns! Tomorrow At Happy Harbor

Have you gotten a chance to meet Spider Mable yet? Well your next opportunity is tomorrow at Happy Harbor Comics. She’ll be signing posters and maybe pictures? 68 more words