The unknown can be so overwhelming. All the possibilities that roll through your brain, the good and the bad, the most simple and the most complex.
Two weeks ago my Grace was in getting her sports physical, and the doctor called me in and showed me that Grace had a very large thyroid. The information seemed to be simply passing through my ears. I kept mentally repeating over and over, “Don’t react, if you freak out you will scare the crap out of Grace, it could be a very simple fix.” Continue reading Embracing Uncertainty
For the past year, I have heard repeatedly about how this years race was going to be different, that there were going to be medals coming home this year. Last year’s roll, was heartbreaking for one and was resented by another of my sweet girls. Sisu is the word that comes to my mind when I think about this race for my girls. Two weeks before … Continue reading Unfinished Business
We live in a small town, with a large biking community. Many have seen the value in putting a child on a bike, and are putting together groups for these kids to be able to ride. The confidence that comes from climbing that hill, or navigating through the giant sand hill, the rush of flying down a hill with trees whizzing by. My Kat has become a much better mountain biker than I ever was, and probably ever will be. Continue reading Thankful for Bikes