What do you do when the friends you thought were steadfast, aren’t there for you? One thing we’ve taken from our experience is that M. and I are VERY lucky to have the support system we have. The majority of our family are states away yet we rarely feel alone. But its hard when I’m in…… Continue reading MIA

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Scars are a testament to life.

I read this on reddit today. I don’t want to forget it. Credit goes to u/gsnow, the original author:”I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbors, and…… Continue reading Scars are a testament to life.

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Heavy is the Heart

I was watching Ninja Warrior  last night and one of the contestants was talking about his inspiration, his sister who has facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a rare from of muscular dystrophy. He didn’t make it through, but was successful in sharing awareness and saying a phrase that struck me. In his talking head, they were asking about his…… Continue reading Heavy is the Heart