Around the Corner

    I run because it keeps me sane. It helps me sleep at night and feel better during the days when I summon the energy to do it. But, being honest, there are a lot of days where I just don’t want to go. On those days, I often force myself to get dressed and just try running for a bit. Sometimes it works. I start running and I realize I had more energy than I thought. Other days, I wish I had just stayed at home. It was on one of these days that I realized I am an “around the corner” girl. What does that mean, you may wonder? It means that if I know another runner is behind me or has passed me going in the opposite direction, I will run to the next corner and turn out of view before I walk (or perhaps, collapse – depending on the day). Out of pride or stupidity, I have to make it to the next corner just so that other runner won’t see how pathetic my stamina and pacing really are. Sometimes I walk for a looooong time before I start to run again. How many times have you made it around the corner before you collapsed so others wouldn’t know you were struggling? I have a hunch people do it more often than you would think. You could apply this principle to lots of areas of life – career, family, income levels… There are lots of others I will leave to your imagination. But do know this – just because it seems like someone is running faster than...

Broken Vessel Restored

Available soon from Amazon.com Broken Vessel Restored was written for women who suffer. Within its pages, I hope you will find the keys you need to unlock your former health, and with God’s help, repair what has been broken. There are chapters on how to overcome issues such as mental illness, food intolerances, isolation, hormonal imbalance, infertility, stress, abuse, and depression. And all these topics were researched diligently and experienced personally. This is not a book based on second-hand knowledge. Every chapter is written from the perspective of someone who has been in the trenches, was able to escape, and can show others the way out. With compassion and empathy, I hope to guide you out of the darkness and despair, and let you know there is a way to heal. After decades of struggle, I regained my health. And in Broken Vessel Restored, I hope to teach you how to regain your own as quickly as possible. Within this blog, I hope to add further detail and helpful information to assist you in your journey. I send you love and support. May the weight of our collective journey become lighter because it is shared. With love, Wanda...