Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

How many of you are afraid of failure? I’d bet most of you. If not almost everyone. For me, failure includes falling. It’s pretty easy to do actually. I think I’m coming up on 10 total falls now since my amputation. They vary from slipping on ice or wet floor to having a couple too […]

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Perspective is Key

Listening to a podcast from 2019 that Kirstie Ennis was in and I love one of the things she said. “The right actions follow the right perspectives.” That’s an extremely power statement I think. Where you’re heart and mind are at is what will come out of you. If you’re filled with bitterness and mad […]

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The Stormy Seasons of Life

I came across this quote today from Japanese author Haruki Murakami: “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t […]

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Life’s Big Questions

As we go though life, some of the questions we ask change. As events unfold and we enter new seasons in our lives, the questions that we thought were big no longer are. For me, those questions are no longer ones like “Why me?” or “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Instead, my […]

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2 Years After Cancer Diagnosis

2 years ago today we found out I had a mass in my leg. Fast forward through $1,500,000 in total charges, over 1 year on disability, 128 days in-patient, 31 units of blood, and 9 surgeries and here I am. The thing with cancer is that the “war” is never over. You just go from […]

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