Brown Bagging It

Learning . . . Growing . . . Gaining

My 30’s have been the Best of Times with a Whole Mess of Learning Lessons Along the Way! I was diagnosed with a chronic illness at 31 and then experienced a pretty significant injury at 37. Talk about some much needed schooling going on – WOW! The best teachers I could have been given in my 30’s. Thank you!

What happens in your life was meant to happen! There may not be a reason as to why. Call it what you want! I call it a growth spurt and at times growing pains, but most of all it is a lesson in life.


I have taken a different approach to living my life in the last year or so! I needed to go within myself to heal. I needed to take care of myself and make myself the priority for a while. I needed to start listening to my inner voice once again. I still do not have all the answers and more than likely never will. I am okay with that because I am learning, growing and gaining and will continue to do so!

I discovered a GREAT place to start! I started with improving my overall health and well being about 3 years ago. Never take anything for GRANTED, especially your health and wellness! I am stronger and healthier and have a much better outlook on my life and my state of mind.


Personal Growth is Possible! Change is Good too! I am learning, stretching, reaching, and growing in so many ways. I am gaining too, especially life lessons and life experiences.

I Am Working On . . .

  • Compassion & Gratitude
  • Progress vs. Perfection
  • Overall Health & Well Being

Important Lesson #1

Be Kind to Yourself and Others! I can honestly say I barely have it together some days let alone think that I know what someone else is going through in his or her life. Forgive Yourself and Others! Let the rest go, especially the “stuff” you have no control over.

Important Lesson #2

Find the Simple and Revel In It! I enjoy being in the present moment and love taking in the simple things as well as the small things in my life. Nuture and Nourish Yourself and Others! I am all for feeding and fueling myself.

Important Lesson #3

Fun, Fun, Fun! Living life is so much better when you have fun doing it. Get Silly and Laugh. Be a Kid Again and Play. Let the Artist Out and Create.

SILLY (Photos by RSheridan)

Remember to Pack a Sammie or Sweet Treat That is Worth Trading!!!


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