Finding My Happiness

With 2020 nearing an end, now is the time to evaluate what we have accomplished, achieved, and learned. Reviewing your past year always seems like a great idea. Everywhere you look, someone is telling you how to do it, what, and why. Let go of your past, learn from your mistakes and others, make a … Read more

My 2020 Life Lesson

I remember saying at the beginning of 2020, “This is going to be an amazing, great year! This is my year!” Now, if there ever was a year to put to bed, it is 2020! It’s a year that has caused me, along with so many others, to have a level of anxiety. This anxiety … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wow! We can’t believe Thanksgiving is here! This year is flying by. And with all the negativity happening in our world, we thought it would be the perfect time to express our gratitude for all the good things in our lives.  We feel blessed to have met some amazing women on this journey, and we … Read more

Welcome 2020!

Whether you’re ready for it or not, 2020 is right around the corner! Lisa and I are looking forward to welcoming the new year. We have a lot of plans for walkingthroughlifeaswomen.com. We’ve already started our women’s group, Women Helping Others Advance (WHOA), and have exciting things planned for our upcoming meetings. We can’t wait … Read more

Joy

In writing this post, I decided to first look at the definition of joy. I had always thought that happiness and joy were similar or the same, but have come to find that these feelings are very different. Joy comes when you make peace with who you are, why you are and how you are. … Read more

My Kidney Disease Diagnosis

2013 was a year I will never forget. As I stare at the date, I realize the number 13 is considered to be unlucky for most. For my ex-husband and I, that wasn’t the case. We always thought it to be our lucky number, and in this instance, it was no different. It’s important to … Read more

Non-Negotiables

I read recently that it’s a good idea to write down what you consider your non-negotiables or beliefs in your life that you would never go against. It’s the values in your life that allow you to live your best life. So, here are some of mine. I’m continually working on my well-being. Staying healthy … Read more

Overcoming Injury

When I was a kid, I remember wanting to have an injury so I could use crutches. The thought of them seemed so cool to me. In the ’70s, the safety standards were far less regulated than they are now. I do remember an ambulance arriving at the school when a child fell from the … Read more

The Big Day…My Daughter’s Wedding

Prepping for the big day The big weekend is finally upon us…just four days away. As I wait anxiously at my daughter’s home for her so we can finalize some details, I think back to when she was a little girl and all I hoped this day would be. Alexis has worked fiercely for a … Read more

24/7

I don’t care what kind of relationship you’re in…marriage, friendship, parent/child, co-worker, etc…it takes work, it takes hard work. But why does it have to be 24 hours, 7 days a week type of work? I don’t know about you, but I find it draining at times. Being in a good relationship does take hard … Read more