Up in the Air

This post was developed in collaboration with Celgene Corporation. All opinions and thoughts are my own.  It all starts with an idea. It was 4:15 a.m. when my alarm musically chimed and obnoxiously buzzed and loudly announced the time over and over again until I fumbled for the snooze button. Although I was excited about … [Read more…]

What Is Your Superpower?

Over the holidays…whoa, wait, what? Did I just type over the holidays? Aren’t we a few months past the holidays, anxiously awaiting Spring and trees with leaves and flowers blooming and sunshine and warmth? With an emphasis on warmth? Yes, yes to all. Don’t judge me. I am so awaiting warm Spring like everyone else … [Read more…]

Balancing Act

I opened my eyes, panicked, trying to focus on the big blue blur of the alarm clock. As I fumbled for my glasses I realized it was 6:22 a.m. and my daily me time had *poof*, vanished in slumber. I can’t remember the last time I slept through an alarm. I must have needed the … [Read more…]

No legs? No problem.

“I’m going too fast!” I shouted into sharp, crisp air that would never deliver the message to the man tethered behind me. My words vanished into the wind leaving only unrecognizable, soft sounds drifting. Flashes of icy mist whizzed past my cheeks and in the moment I was so thankful for borrowed ski goggles. “Left!” … [Read more…]

Bumblebee, You Saved Me.

This blog post is dedicated to Bumblebee, the fashionably yellow scooter that opened me back up to life’s endless possibilities.  Disclaimer: no thing can replace the humans in my life that lift me up day in and day out. No thing can replace the giving and undying commitment of my family and friends to help … [Read more…]

Missing Dad

I should be doing a hundred other things right now. Working is one of them, sorry Work. Wrapping presents, making breakfast, riding my bike, sending out a few more Christmas cards, doing laundry, repotting a plant, and on and on, sorry Jodi and sorry Family. The only thing I can do is sit here and … [Read more…]