Gratitude

Five Generations and Brain Surgery

On Thanksgiving Day, I decided to write to my local newspaper about the many wonderful and “unique” things and events in my life to be grateful “for” as well as...

Never Give Up

I’m a Devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother – Published Author (The Dream Lived) – Former Professional Cheerleader (Raiderette) and Cancer Survivor. “I feel every one...

my sister

Last year I almost lost my best friend and sister when she was born she was born with a very rare syndrome and the doctors told my mom and dad that she wouldn’t live a week .Well...

Ripples

It was a September evening in 1968 when two men dressed in their military dress blues knocked on the door of our home. I remember it like it was yesterday. They came to tell us that my...

SMILE

When I was in Elementary School, I was a gloomy and quiet kid. Average in my looks and grades, I got often overlooked by my peers and my teachers. I was also bullied by my classmates just...

Gaining Confidence

Before coming to Girls on the Run / Heart & Sole (GOTR/H&S), I was a college intern with little experience coaching girls let alone girls who were in 6-8th grade. I was really...

GOTR changed my life

I started my journey at Girls on the Run with the Central Kentucky Council in 2017. I was 19 and I was trying to find my way through my college years. At the time, I was living in a house...

Turning Point of An 18 Year-Old Girl

I’m a girl who is 18 and was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 5 months ago. It was right after I took the university exam that I learned about it. I have always felt worried something...