zion national park

When You Crave an Adventure and Discover Healing and Rest

When Keith and I lived in Las Vegas, he was in a Family Medicine residency program and I was teaching. Our stress levels were unreal (if you’ve listened to the podcast, you know this is when my anxiety disorder was diagnosed. LISTEN HERE). A mentor of Keith’s advised us to take regular weekend trips away;…

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Angel’s Landing 2013

I am writing a bit out of order (isn’t that what happens when you become a mama: things start to get out of order?!). About a week ago, I posted a “vlog” about how Grief Is Real. We were hiking in Zion National Park and I couldn’t finish the hike; my emotions overwhelmed me and…

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Grief is Real

Sometimes I start to doubt that grief is real. Part of my brain wants to reason it away as the excuse I have for being emotional at times. And the rest of my brain squashes that part down and remembers that loss causes a huge stress on our hearts and minds and it’s okay to…

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