Cheyenne has been a blessing for us. Such amazing programs and resources for Autism and special needs. Since Raylan started school in January at STRIDE learning center, we have been more involved with programs that will help our family grow. Tonight was the beginning probably one of my favorite programs so far, Adaptive Soccer. AdaptiveContinue reading “Kickin’ It”
there are four of them and ONE of me!
“Oh you just have to….”, “Maybe you should…”, “You need to….”
Seriously just put a sock in it y’all
As I laid in my bed half asleep, he put a cup in my hand. Being only a quarter awake I crawled out of bed as he took me by the hand.
Dear Autism, It’s one AM and our boy is upset. Crying, he is struggling to tell us what he needs. Tonight we are playing twenty questions, but in this version we have to guess the answers to these questions. Does your belly hurt? Do you want a drink? Does your head hurt? Do you needContinue reading “Dear Autism”
The beginning of summer 2011, I began my fitness journey, weighing 208lbs. I hired an encouraging trainer when my daughter was roughly about 15 months old. Her eccentric personality and exciting bikini competitions kept me motivated. I wanted to accomplish what she had accomplished. I followed her strict food and exercise regimen by severing allContinue reading “Why I wasn't healthy when I was "fit" “
I write today with an extremely heavy heart. This morning the kids and I packed up to head out for our hike. It was a normal routine. Eating breakfast, packing lunch, lacing up our boots, and loading the truck up. Today was different, I just didn’t know how different. The moment my boots hit the porch,Continue reading “Underfire”
When I came to they were cutting my clothes, slashing my favorite pair of shoes off, shoving tubes down my throat, and sticking needles in my arms. It faded black again and I was gone. Once again I woke up in a strange place. Blinding lights were overhead and they were sliding me on aContinue reading “You don't own Me”
Toned muscle, low body fat, and bad-ass abs! 2013 I walked across the stage to complete my first and last competition. I had a snobby ass attitude to go with my purple crushed velvet competition suit. My friends and family cheered as I walked across the stage and completed my well rehearsed routine. It wasContinue reading “Looking the Part”
Recently I decided to adventure into a camping trip alone with my kiddos. Our family has had crazy busy lives since the start of summer and schedules haven’t lined up for a family camping trip. Our kiddos had yet to go camping and its almost the end of the summer! So I braved packing allContinue reading “Rules for camping with little humans”
Everyday I learn something valuable as a mom. Children are so innocent and compassionate they remind us daily about the important things in life. Keep trying. My children never give up on anything. They always push through whatever challenge life may face them with. It took me years to understand “Child like faith” and IContinue reading “11 things I have learned from my kids”