2.21.21 Surviving the Worst

As the snow continues to melt away from this insane week in Texas, I welcome the time to reflect on the goodness that was exemplified by many in need of basic essentials themselves. For the record, I was among the fortunate few that maintained electricity and water for most of the storm, only losing water … Continue reading 2.21.21 Surviving the Worst

1.20.21 Celebrating Life

6 years ago today I posted the following picture on social media. I hadn’t yet announced my diagnosis, hadn’t even grasped the reality of what was happening, just knew it was going to an important reminder for the days to come. Now, we’re 6 years in and life is crazy because of 2020, pandemic, divorce, … Continue reading 1.20.21 Celebrating Life

1.12.21 Super Bowl Squares

It’s that time again, Super Bowl! This will be our third year, I think, to do them and it’s always fun to have y’all join us. Proceeds from this fundraiser will kick off our efforts to attend the International Symposium on ALS/MND in Basel, Switzerland. Assuming the world gets it’s act together and the Symposium … Continue reading 1.12.21 Super Bowl Squares

1.4.21 4 Years O’Bloggin’

Yesterday was my 4 year blog’oversary! This little pet project has come a very long ways from it’s humble beginning. Last year, this blog was viewed in more than 90 different countries - I don’t think I can name that many countries. We have also surpassed the 100k views mark which just blows my mind. … Continue reading 1.4.21 4 Years O’Bloggin’

11.12.20 Pity Party for One

"Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it." - Joan Didion I've been educating myself on grief, recently, and it's exhausting. Turns out that I never grieved my diagnosis, not really. It helped that I fell in love with a redheaded golfer, married him, then got divorced. The … Continue reading 11.12.20 Pity Party for One

6.16.20 Awareness Challenge Continued

I wouldn't be the Sunny you know and love if I wasn't late. I'm not even really sorry about it, it's just how it goes. Without further ado, here is the second half of my Awareness Month posts. May 20: This wasn't my finest moment May 21: Phil, my skinny crusader May 22: My pint … Continue reading 6.16.20 Awareness Challenge Continued

5.22.20 Perseverance

Last night's book club had every opportunity to flop, but we persevered. Technology issues, poor service, no FB live - everything happened. This group, these conversations are good for my soul. I promise that catching up on our previous meetings will enrich your life. Try it, listen while you're working or driving or showering - … Continue reading 5.22.20 Perseverance