Happy Thanksgiving!

Grateful. Just a little word filled with big meaning. This year I am grateful for my health. Thanksgiving two years ago, I was in a neck brace. Last year, I was on crutches. This year, my body is fully functioning on its own! I’m also so grateful for the people who’ve stuck by my side …

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Sometimes you just need a day with one of your best girlfriends. Today was that day for me. I woke up in a funk and honestly had been in a bit of a funk for a couple of days. I was trying to make myself go for beach walks, cook healthy food, sleep and just …

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Inspirational Writing

When I came back from my trip, I spent a lot of time reflecting and journaling. This is one of the posts I wrote: This trip was so special. It's been something I’ve been thinking about doing for two years now. I would dream about it while on bed rest. But somehow once it approached, …

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A Meaningful Experience

"A meaningful experience is a glass of wine. It needs to breathe and open up; it can only be fully appreciated when you return to it later." -Noelle Hancock My trip to Portugal and Morocco was most definitely a meaningful experience. I suspect I'll return to the memories many times as it was just one …

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Rabat, Morocco

Staying inside the Medina in Rabat and walking through the Souk nearly everyday has been a wonderful experience. Rabat is a neat city with lots to see and do both inside and outside the walls. This is my first time in an Arab country and I've loved learning about the religion and culture. Hearing the …

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Best Friends

One of my best friends from high school, was in town for the week. It was soooo good to catch up and have her see my new place and just spend quality time together. We had brunch, shopped, lounged and ate (of course)! My heart is full after this visit with Natalie.