Hope On. Journey On.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller   Our Show Up For Life motto is Hope On, Journey On.  It is one of my absolute favorite sayings.  My friend made me a bracelet that has all sorts of different charms with words on it, but this tag is my… Read more →

Exciting News

         Most of you know my stories with my 2 sons Krew and Beckham. Its been a hard five years, but its also been some of the best, and most rewarding years of my life. Max and I have always talked about having a lot of kids, and knew we wanted them right away. After losing our baby Beckham, and… Read more →

Inspired by: Joanne

  I’ve never been an active person growing up. I’ve always attempted to get into the lifestyle, but have always managed to fail because of my “love for food.” I guess you can say I am a foodie. Living near Napa and San Francisco, I have been blessed with the opportunities to visit some of the best restaurants and wineries… Read more →

Inspired by: Kym

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”. This quote comes from Hippocrates and has been in my head for years. Those close to me know that I say it often and consider it every time I make plans for a meal or snack. Here’s why.   My sweet, beautiful mom was diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases throughout… Read more →

Greek Style Chicken Wraps

  “Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.” -Jim Robin     Here is another delicious recipe that I found from the Cooking Light magazine.  This is  great for lunch, or even for a quick dinner meal.   Greek Style Chicken Wraps 1 cup grape tomatoes halved 3 tablespoons kalamata olives chopped 2 tablespoons… Read more →

Inspired by : Rachel

  Meet Rachel.   This is her story.   Most addictions function differently than mine. I say this because my addiction isn’t to a substance I can live without, it is to something that I must consume in order to keep on living. Somehow, I’m expected to learn how to live with my addiction without it consuming me.    Food… Read more →

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine…..”

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates   The next couple of weeks we will be focusing on healthy eating and sharing some of our favorite recipes, ideas on gardening,  and eating together as a family. Eating healthy has been a big benefactor in our healing of anxiety and depression and we are hoping we can… Read more →

From Victim to Victor

   “Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.” -Winston Churchill   I love this show called “Extreme Weight Loss.”  It follows men and women through a year transformation on their journey to losing weight.  It is always more than a journey… Read more →