4.21.20 Pursuit of Happiness From Heels to Wheels

I knew from the moment I saw this book on Instagram that it was going to be great. I know you're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover, but hot damn Mayuri is gorgeous so if ever there was an exception, this is it. Had I known how close to home this book … Continue reading 4.21.20 Pursuit of Happiness From Heels to Wheels

4.20.20 My Guardian Angel Wears Antiperspirant

I can't help but think that Carole is smiling knowing that we're rolling her book out on 4/20. Book 1 of 5 for our Talk ALS To Me Virtual Book Club for ALS Awareness Month is “My Guardian Angel Wears Antiperspirant” by Carole Breton and Jeanne Bean Murdock. We will meet virtually to discuss this … Continue reading 4.20.20 My Guardian Angel Wears Antiperspirant

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

My Diagnosis Anniversary: Revisiting the Start of My ALS Journey

But guilt is a deft navigator. It finds an alternate route to menace me. It approaches via my love-of-family portal. The spillover effect that terminal illness has on family members is painful, often chronic, and it can be debilitating. Family members who see me regularly have been forced into a caregiving capacity, their lives indefinitely … Continue reading My Diagnosis Anniversary: Revisiting the Start of My ALS Journey

2.11.20 Wine Not?

"Give me the reigns and let me run, 'Cause I ain't never had to much fun" This weekend away to Fredericksburg with these knuckleheads was good for the soul. Thankfully, we're all still able to laugh and joke with each other because there is no mercy amongst this bunch. Airbnb booked, Wine Shuttle secured and … Continue reading 2.11.20 Wine Not?

2.7.20 Here’s to 33

“When you pray for others, God listens to you and blesses them, and sometimes, when you are safe and happy, remember that someone has prayed for you.” Tuesday was amazing. Best birthday ever. Friends, family, fried chicken - these are a few of my favorite things. Slept in, had lunch with Ashley and Caden while … Continue reading 2.7.20 Here’s to 33

2.3.20 Aquarius

I thought this was interesting: Although they can easily adapt to the energy that surrounds them, Aquarius-born have a deep need to be some time alone and away from everything, in order to restore power. People born under the Aquarius sign, look at the world as a place full of possibilities.They are capable of perceiving … Continue reading 2.3.20 Aquarius