Nine years later

Happy Veterans Day:

This time nine years ago I was preparing to go to #bootcamp. From sunny ☀️ #florida I made the trip to #chicago to spend 10 weeks in boot camp. Yep I was there through the winter. After a bunch of immunizations, cafeteria food, and marching through #snow ❄️, three wisdom teeth extractions, and a chronic cold that turned into a sinus infection. . . My legs started to give out. We all assumed shin splints, a few days marching in these shoes right here to give my shins a break from the boots. But it didn’t help. I pushed through my end of boot camp finals and past but the pain didn’t stop. After boot, I went on to schooling. I was placed limited duty, and the medication trial and error began. The extensive labs, medical tests, arguments with doctors and looks of disapproval or disbelief ensued for years. Family, friends, co workers. . . All of them couldn’t fathom -and many didn’t care to try-

Living with an invisible disease is the more discouraging, self worth crushing, dream crushing thing I have ever lived through. Everything hurt, all the time. That soreness after a three hour workout, plus the sunburn from a week at the beach, plus delivering a kid, plus stepping in an ant pile, while mosquitoes attempted to fly around and bite. . . That’s what I had. If you laughed or danced for a min or went to a theme park- you were lying about the pain. But the truth is some days you have enough guts to know you’ll be bed ridden for a week but God forbid you be stuck locked in your #home another moment without hope for the #future. And eventual it got to the point where the doctors had nothing left to say. According to their tests I was great. Their drugs had terrible side effects and many were rules useless by their tests but they promised it would help. No they don’t, they don’t help! So I choose to fight for myself, my life and my kids. With the same passion I brought to my fooor routine as a competitive #gymnast. With the same selfless desire to serve and #bravery to take on the world that brought me into the military, with the same trust in my body to have two children naturally I stood up for myself and said NO & found plants #hopeforthefuture

Nine years later, I pulled this pair out of my sea bag and began. It’s not a marathon yet, but it’s a future filled with hope and a purpose.

Mission Driven Heart

I have a heart for loving. Nonprofits, Mother Teresa, Refresh, Oprah, Ellen, Martin Luther King Jr. and on and on and on the list can go of those that have influenced and/or touched my hearts. Oprah actually mentioned that as a young adult she had opened her hand and said to the Lord, Use me. I just loved that! And that is the point I stand in my life right now. Use me, Lord.

At the same time I have had to learn to use my over active mind in a very structured way for many many many years. It was not until recently when I was reading Harv Eker and it pointed out the mindset of BOTH. Having the ability to solve problems and develop the chance to have your cake and eat it. Usually that is perceived to be around a negative connotation right up there with “Grass is always greener”. But he had a point that I could not shake.

I am an INFJ, a rare personality type according to the Myers Briggs psychological test, I have lived through many many varying experiences in one life time, and I have the heart to help others. This pretty much means. I am passion and driven to help a lot of people. Narrowing down my passions has been a struggle for years and I know it is why I have never been full contempt in any one job. I love it, I excel at it, and I work hard. Nevertheless, I always get restless. I want to do more.

I get that focus is a word I am really honing in on, but I am learning that for me, I can hone in on a few things very deeply. This fulfills a need in my soul to challenged, engaged, and of course, helping more people!

Crazy stuff, I know! If you’ve gotten this far I bet you are thinking, why this gal is way to into herself. But that is not it! I wrote this to expand why my why is big and my projects multiple.

In the words of Dr. Mike ” Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”

Moving forward I cannot wait to see where in the Universe I will go and would love nothing more to have you along side with me!

Look forward to up and new content! I cannot wait!

Updates!!

Young Living has done some incredible updates to their starter kits!!

Number one:

They added a makeup starter kit! There are over 80,000 chemicals in the US and less than a fourth have actually been tested!

As women we want to feel beautiful, touch up with some fun colors, but we also don’t want to be poisoning ourselves! Best choose: Know what is in your make up and skin products!

Number 2:

They added the desert mist diffuser to the line up of Starter kit diffusers!

Um bout time!! Thank You!!!

Number 3:

They added a sample of Thieves house hold cleaner! This is a must have item! Seriously it replaced like all cleaning products and it is toxic free! Plus it cleans incredible! Don’t believe me google the chicken counter thieves test! MIND BLOWN!

Number 4:

Citrus Fresh and Raven are now a part of the 11 oils you get with the Premium Starter kit! These two are incredible oils! I literally use them all the time! Although I love Purification and said to see it go. . . It is still totally available and a definite must have! Never-the-less citrus fresh can also help cleaning, freshening the scent of a room and is very very uplifting! Plus adding it to water helps boost your metabolism!

So I am excited about these changes and You really need to get a kit today if you have not jumped on the toxic free Living bandwagon. May seem fading, but in truth it is a change you will never want to go back from!

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