The Courage To Be Yourself

September 14th, 2012
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Lizzie Velasquez

A woman I work with came into my office yesterday afternoon and said,  “You have to go on Yahoo and read this amazing story about a woman who weighs only 60 pounds.”

What???? Of course, I logged on to Yahoo and right away I saw the story about a 23-year-old woman who weighs only 60 lbs, has no body fat or muscle and must eat every 15 to 20 minutes to sustain herself.  Tragically, Lizzie Velasquez of San Antonio, TX is one of only three people in the world born with this rare medical condition.
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Foxhole People

July 23rd, 2012
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There are people in my life that I call  my “foxhole people.”  These are the family and friends that I would want next to me were I fighting a “war” involving a personal crisis and I found that I needed support to get through my “combat situation.”  I know that these people would instantly jump into the foxhole with me and they would stay with me through thick and thin until it was over.  It doesn’t matter who these people are, what matters to me is that I know the people who would do this for me and that I… Read More