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

5.19.20 Awareness Challenge

ALS Awareness Month has been amazing! 19 days of absolute awesomeness. We've had some pretty great events so far, and in case you've been living under a rock here's what's been going on with SunnyStrong: May 1: ☀️ I’m Sunny 5️⃣ I’ve been a PALS for 5 years 👢 I live in Hico, TX 💃🏻 … Continue reading 5.19.20 Awareness Challenge

3.18.20 Wild Animals

Did you know that March 12th is celebrated as the birthday of Girl Scouts? 2020 marks the 108th birthday of this wonderful organization that played a significant role in my childhood. Also, I was awarded this fun honor a few years ago from the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains. Woman of Distinction - June … Continue reading 3.18.20 Wild Animals

3.16.20 Certifiably Insane

I've been all over the place lately, both physically and mentally. SunnyStrong has exploded recently and we've added a bunch of new followers so I'd like to reintroduce our crazy into the world. Hi, I'm Sunny and I'm certifiably insane. I was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis on January 20, 2015. My definition of normal … Continue reading 3.16.20 Certifiably Insane