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Episode 29- Cassandra

It’s not, ‘Oh, I can’t ride that roller coaster because I have a heart condition!’ It’s a PART of my life, it doesn’t DICTATE my life. My friend Ayana nominated Cassandra, knowing that she had heart surgery and is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, in part so she can stick around for her little […]

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Episode 28- Merilee Part 2

Focusing on other people and their challenges, and finding ways to serve, and finding joy in the moment really helps me push aside those thoughts that are all about myself. This episode is a continuation of last week’s story. You can watch part 1 here. Merilee kindly shared some of the feelings and experiences from […]

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Episode 27- Merilee Part 1

That became something really important as a mom. To not become angry. To not become bitter or resentful for the challenges that seem to come just one on top of the other, but to still find joy. Turning lemons into lemonade has never been such an understatement as when referring to Merilee. After living in […]

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