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{NuvaRing} Living In A Beautiful DisasterΒ 

Ladies, from my heart to yours I can tell you that no amount of money is ever going to make us whole, it will not undo the harm, and it will not turn back time. I never went into this lawsuit for the money, I I wanted to make a difference and I did. I … Continue reading

{Go Red} Barbara Ann Is Why I Go Red

In 1987 my mama met Barb on the night shift at the Seminary Home and they became fast friends. Barb supported my mama during my childhood illness, lifted her up and gave her hope that my surgery would go well. Barb was rooting for me. Barb followed my mama to Rem Park Heights, together they … Continue reading

{Go Red For Women} A Thriving Survivor #IsWhy

I have no problem walking into the capital building and speaking to legislators. Send me to D.C. and I will spread the message to congress that research is the key to a healthy tomorrow. Speaking to strangers, is no big deal. I love talking to folks about heart healthy policies and the importance of medical … Continue reading

{2014} Life Lessons with a Hint of Glitter

2014 was one crazy beautiful disastrous year and all I have to show for it is a really cool neck scar. I’ve been telling people I got my scar in a bar fight, sadly no one believes me. I need to practice my stick in the shower and then just maybe someone will believe my … Continue reading

{Honest Company} Essential Bundle 2.0

There are a lot of people who are going chemically free because they think it is the “in thing.” chemically free is a lifestyle choice not a fad. It is something that makes you aware of what you are putting into your body and brining into your home. I find myself reading product labels more, … Continue reading

{Hearts On 22} Go Red For Women 2014

Tomorrow is National Wear Red Day. A day to put a name to a face, a face to a cause, and to put a face to the fight against the #1 killer of women. I never though I would be the very survivor I advocated for. I never thought I would be the 26 year … Continue reading

{Hearts} On 22 ~ No Woman Should Fight Alone

Work has been getting me down lately and I haven’t been the funnest person to hang out with either. Today at the Twin Cities Lunch and Learn I was reminded of how lucky I am to be alive. That not many women survive a pulmonary embolism and a stroke. That I unlike the people I … Continue reading

Have Bear Will Travel

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{Divorce} Standing on the Other Side – Two Years Later

He told me “You will never make it on your own”. With those words spoken our marriage ended. I packed up my life and put one foot toward my future. On nights that are a little to lonely my ex-husbands last words are whispered into my ear. Doubt sets in and then the tears began … Continue reading

A Different Kind of Gone

It’s funny how a scent, a laugh, or even a walk around Calhoun can bring the memories of Charlie flooding back to me. There are times where I wake up at night and moments where I crack a smile for no reason. Life is too short, nothing like loss will teach us that life is … Continue reading

NinjaInTheCity Life in Photos

Switched up the muppet like dog's food. I do believe this is his way of saying he is not down with the change. It's a tortoise party Made a new friend at MOA. Jason Egan wouldn't let me take him home thou........🐊🐊🐊🐊 Yup, leave it to me to put olive oil in the fridge........ Cause that's totally where it goes people :/ If I stare hard enough mom will give me her tasty samwich Oh no! Who let this inferior ball into my apartment! Ninjas don't do Allina! Allina almost killed ninja

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