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Sterling Sunday

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Resolve

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So I decided to do something uncomfortable, something that I was afraid of.   I decided to participate on a team for 2016 Walk of Hope to support RESOLVE.
Honestly when I first found out about this walk, I did not want to participate.  I didn't want to face all the possible triggers, around infertility.   Sometimes I like to think that I am past all of those emotions that were associated with that time in my life.  I know that that is not the case, I know that I still encounter triggers in my daily life.

When Sonya approached me directly, I chose to reconsider.  She reminded me that I am not alone, that I was not alone even at those times when I felt hopeless, desperate and useless.  She helped me see the value in sharing, in listening and connecting with people that shared in a life defining journey.
So why am I walking?  I am walking to hear and share stories, to embody the idea that even if my life didn't turn out the way I had envisioned, the way I thought it had t…

Sterling Sunday

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Sterling Sunday

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Exploring

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This week has had a lot of ups and downs.  I have made some progress on regaining my focus and really making it a point to take care of myself.   I made some hard decisions to stop some of my classes, because I simply don't have the energy right now to devote the time to them and to also do the work necessary to continue rebuilding my body, to regaining some conditioning.   Anyone that has had a injury or physical trauma will tell you that rehabilitation is not easy, it doesn't always feel good and most of the time it gets pretty boring.   
To be honest I still don't quite know which direction I am headed in, but I know no matter where I go next the healthier and stronger I am the better my capability to love and serve.  I had the pleasure of meeting with someone that has had IC for ten years and to hear her story and her experiences.  It was at the same time terrifying and encouraging.   Because there was a part of me that was holding on to who I was, there was a part of m…

Sterling Sunday

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