Yesterday I declared that this year I will focus on giving thanks for the things that I do have instead of what was taken away from me two and a half years ago. In that vain:I am thankful for girlfriends to share laughter, and walks with.I am thankful for my two boys who fill my life and heart with joy on a daily basis.I am thankful for my husband who reminds me constantly what unconditional love is.I am thankful for a brother that continually surprises me with what a caring, supportive and loving man, and uncle he has grown into.I … Read more

Walking so my Children Don't Have To

This past weekend my team mates and I ventured out on our first training walk. Babies in strollers and sneakers tied tight we were off! The girl talk started and carried us the full five miles. Somewhere about 4 miles into the walk we started talking about the amazing adventure this is going to be. How moving the stories we would hear and share would be. We looked at the babes in their strollers and one of us — quite frankly I can’t remember who — said “We are doing this so our kids never HAVE to walk.” Enough said!