Healing & Recovery

Aprendiendo a Decir Si

Han habido muchos momentos en mi vida donde he descubierto mi propia fuerza debido a las luchas emocionales con las que he tenido que lidiar, pero la que recientemente ha tenido el impacto...

A Rare Silver Lining

A Silver Lining & True Act of Kindness: I am 32 years old and married my best friend in May 2013 and less than a month of being newlyweds I injured my spine. Our lives completely...

Survivor of Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An unexpected journey happened one year ago. I’m in my late 30’s. My doctor felt a lump when I went for my annual checkup. I had...

Normal is a setting on a washing machine

I’m celebrating what I have learned about myself through adversity in childhood, a successful career in education and as a hopeful survivor of cancer which has changed my world view...

Steel is often Strengthened By Fire

Steel- Noun: a hard, strong, gray or bluish-gray alloy of iron with carbon and usually other elements, used extensively as a structural and fabricating material. Verb: mentally prepare...

women's stories

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I knew early on in my life that it was not good, Not for me, my siblings, nor my relatives and friends who were growing up in very similar situations. Life that included alcoholism...

My life’s a miracle

Nov 24th 2017 I got into a very bad car accident, that gave me brain injury And left me into a coma for at least 2 days. My car was flipped over and everyone around me thought I died. I’m...

Disability

I was born with a disease that leaves most kids unable to walk, unable to stand. I am very lucky. I was able to walk and to run, almost like any other child, almost. Growing up my biggest...

From Cancer to Pregnancy

I certainly did not know when my husband and I got married in September 2016 that our lives, and marriage, would so quickly change. Just a little after we celebrated 2 months of marriage, I...