I was having coffee with a friend a week ago Saturday when I received a phone call from one of our employees. It's very rare they call us on the weekend. I picked up the call and found out that this employees mother had passed away - taking her own life. He was gutted. She… Continue reading What a week! (and update on Humira)
Category: Suicide Prevention
Why? His/Her Life Was So Good
2022 I used to wonder this question at times but after living 2022, I think I understand why a bit more. 2022 was a fantastic year for our family— I’ll recap in a moment, yet I have never felt more challenged physically, mentally, and spiritually than I was in 2022. And to my mind that… Continue reading Why? His/Her Life Was So Good
UGH!!!! One of the most unexpected (to me) parts of my fitness journey has been the “mental” aspect. Once I learned how to get the physical weight off, that became easy for me. But the mental transformation was scary and confusing, and then exciting at times too. It involved adjusting doses of medicines I take,… Continue reading Ugh!
Wellness Wednesday Post: I used to live every day completely overwhelmed with the standard I tried to hold myself to. I even had a short time where I thought I should not be alive. I felt very hopeless. AND/BUT I am a Christian. How could I have those thoughts? Don’t get too close to the… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday
We Must Do More
Never in a million years did I think “losing weight” would lead to a total “wellness” journey but it has. I’ve been told you like it when I’m “real.” So here it is. •4am—I find out that yet another friend has taken their life. Nobody knew he was struggling. I mean they knew circumstances in… Continue reading We Must Do More