National Police Week

Not a normal week – harder than most for some reason.  A week that feels cloudy, less sunshine, and filled with a heavy heart. Of all people I should know the triggers for these feelings, especially when they are so large and so over-taking.  But sometimes they are...

Listening to others

Right in this moment I am in the breather before the storm – I just reviewed the week with kids trying to ensure that we all know what is happening this week, and the whirlwind that four kids, two graduations, baseball, soccer and boxing create is amazing.  Add to...

Keynote Speaker at Mental Health Symposium

Here is my latest presentation announcement. My next event will be May 21st in Wilmar, MN.  I am the Keynote Speaker for the 23rd Annual Southwest MN Symposium on Mental Health, along with presenting two break out sessions – one titled Brain Injury: A Medical...

Small joys

Some days I have no idea why I still blog – I just wonder if the purpose, which was to update everyone on Frank and how he was doing, is over and it is time for this to be over. Life certainly hasn’t returned to the way it was, but I don’t believe that it ever will....

Another sharp turn

There are so many things that change in an instant – life changes without notice, without warning, and we have to decide which way to turn when the path in front of us abruptly ends. Our path following my husband’s brain injury did change – and when it changed, we...