I am in the middle of my second foot surgery recovery, and I feel a need to blog about perseverance. I was planning on highlighting session 7 of my video series, but that will have to wait until next…Read More »
For those of you just tuning in to my blogs, I’ve been in the middle of previewing my new video series which I am VERY excited about (see previous 5 blogs). But I had to take this commercial break…Read More »
Some big finish lines have been crossed this week.
The book has been turned in, my foot is in a shoe, and it’s time to settle back in to normal life.
There is a certain kind of post excitement lull that…Read More »
“The Light at the End of the Tunnel” is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as the prospect of success, relief, or escape after strenuous effort. However I could define it in 2 small non-word sounds:
It’s the same…Read More »
If you’ve been following my recent blog history,
you can probably guess with what.
(And if not, feel free to look back)
If you want a hint,
it begins with a B,
ends with a T,
and has two O’s in the middle.
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When it comes to jobs, relationships, football teams and “The Bachelor”, Getting the boot is not usually something people celebrate.
However when it comes to foot surgery, out come the balloons.
With the presentation of “the boot” by your doctor, you…Read More »
On December 22nd, life changed as I knew it.
This is what was surgically done to my foot:
(Caution: not for the faint of heart) (whoops too late)
And this is the less offensive,…Read More »
“Mom, I got a tattoo.”
“Your dad and I are your new Instagram followers.”
“Honey, I just saw your dress on another woman across the room.”
“Hey Neighbor! My son is starting a garage band.”
Depending on your walk in life, there are…Read More »
Meet LaurieHi, I used to be Laurie Polich, but now I'm Laurie Polich Short. Some of you older youth workers might remember me from my Youth Specialties speaking days. But a few things have happened since that time...I got married, became a step mom, and most recently published two books. Read more on the "About Laurie" page
I am in the middle of my second foot…
If given a choice, we would wish it away….
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