Time

Time. There never seems to be quite enough of it. Whether you wish you had a little more time with your kids on the weekend, a few more days to spend on vacation, or even a few more hours before you have to make that big presentation at work; time always seems to be lacking.... Continue Reading →

6 Years Later

This morning as I was eating breakfast with my little boys, I made the mistake of getting on Facebook. The first image to catch my eye was a memory from 6 years ago. It was a reminder that on this day 6 years ago we were celebrating Olivia's very last chemo treatment after she beat... Continue Reading →

The Morning After

This week has been rough. My head has been spinning around the 5th anniversary of Olivia's passing. Exactly 5 years ago yesterday, on October 22, 2013, I held my baby girl in my arms when she took her very last breath at 20 months and 3 days old. All day long my head was filled... Continue Reading →

We Could Save Her Today

Yesterday marked 5 years since the day I learned my baby girl was going to die from brain cancer. Normally I spend that day holed up in my house, but this year I spent my day roaming the very halls where I received that news on October 17, 2013. Ever since we started the Olivia... Continue Reading →

She Was

For more years then I care to count I lived in an alternate reality. It was built around a need to display a false sense of perfection and happiness. I was so worried about protecting the feelings and emotions of everyone else around me and our public image that I refused to let myself feel... Continue Reading →

A Brand New Beginning

Just one month ago I said "I Do" for the second time. And with that I entered a brand new chapter of life with my little boys in tow. I am often struck by the magnitude of the changes I have gone through these past several years. I went from being a young wife and... Continue Reading →

Why This New Care Alliance Matters

(Photo Credit - Dan Cepeda, Oil City News) Today I had the honor of not only being invited to attend the press conference announcing the new Care Alliance between Wyoming Medical Center & Children's Hospital Colorado; but I also got to spend some time afterwards with Jena Hausmann, President/CEO of Children's Hospital Colorado, and several... Continue Reading →

Deja-Hospital

July 17th is one of my least favorite days of the entire year. It's a day I would love to forget, but one that will always be written in permanent ink on my memory. You see, July 17, 2012 is the date my baby girl was diagnosed with brain cancer. I took Olivia to the... Continue Reading →

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