Clothes For An Active Lifestyle: Athleta {New Store in The Woodlands!}

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At this stage in my life, I’ve got a lot of plates spinning: taking care of my kids and getting them to school, taking care of my house and making sure we have food, taking care of myself to make sure I’m healthy and will be around for a long time, taking care of my […]

Toyota Standing O-Vation Award at Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend {Houston}

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I was so thrilled to be invited by Toyota to attend Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. Toyota was playing a big part in the event as they would be honoring a local woman with an award. Part of Oprah’s tour includes the Toyota Standing O-Vation award and on our stop, Team Toyota athlete and Brand Ambassador […]

The Life You Want: Wisdom From Oprah’s Trailblazers

10 18 2014 - LYWW- Houston

I was so fortunate to be able to attend Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Houston (Thanks, Toyota!). I posted about Friday with Oprah, but now I want to share with you what the second day was like. Saturday was like an all-day workshop, with class being led by Oprah, Deepak Chopra, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob […]

The Night Oprah Spoke To Me {The Life You Want Weekend}

10 17 2014 - LYWW- Houston

Because I sometimes have the best luck, Toyota gave me a ticket to attend Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. It was amazing and overwhelming and I will never forget it. I’m going to do my best to recap it for you, but it’s going to take at least three posts to share everything. The […]

On Being a Survivor and a Mother

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“Will we have to get scars, too?” asked my 4 year-old at the dinner table last night. Though my abdomen was completely covered, as it normally is, her thoughts turned to the very long, very ugly scar that runs down the core of my body while she chewed her dinner. “No, baby, you won’t have […]