{Wash Your Face} – The Self Care Series

Here is the third installment of my self care series.   If you missed the introduction or the post about sleep you can find the links at the end of this post. So today, I wanted to touch briefly on routines.  Bedtime routines most specifically. I know, I know....who has time to start these things? … Continue reading {Wash Your Face} – The Self Care Series

In Memory of {Deena Stayner}

Her smile and energy pulled me in from the moment I walked into the room. Deena was my roommate at the Healing Odyssey retreat I attended back in October.    There were (3) of us in that bunk room, sharing the same diagnosis....Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer.   I was happy to be sharing quarters with my … Continue reading In Memory of {Deena Stayner}

Sleep the Under Rated Habit – Self Care Series

It's hard to know where to start with this one because, you will hear so many people say that "sleep is over rated."  Women boast about being able to multi task, which after years of experience of this type of nonsense,  I have learned, is basically a slow crawl to burn out, fatigue, illness and the … Continue reading Sleep the Under Rated Habit – Self Care Series

Starting a Self Care Plan – Introduction

Self Care It is something that has become a priority for me in the past 4 years.   I used to be the woman that always complained about needing to get away and take care of myself but never actually doing anything about it. That all changed after the BIG "C" diagnosis and self care … Continue reading Starting a Self Care Plan – Introduction

#nowhiteflags

"I believe my future is bigger than my past."  ~Steve Gleason I watched "Gleason" this past weekend on Amazon prime.   In a nutshell, it's about ex NFL player Steve Gleason and his fight with ALS.   It is a must watch in my opinion....lending perspective on life, challenges, courage, faith, and intention.    There … Continue reading #nowhiteflags

Metanoia – The Journey of Change

Metanoia  - (n) the journey of changing one's heart, mind, self or way of life.   We all desire it....a better way to live.   We want to be free of the petty things, seek the simplicity, embrace happiness, delight in gratitude. There are those who will see the glass continually half empty, they spout that life … Continue reading Metanoia – The Journey of Change

Egg White {Muffin Cups}

I made these up yesterday with left over veggies I had in the fridge.  They turned out so good, that I had to share. I needed to add more protein back into my diet and because I stay away from chicken and meat,  and I am not a huge fan of egg yolks, the whites I … Continue reading Egg White {Muffin Cups}

Lentil Soup with Basil Biscuits

How about a soup recipe for the "It's about time rain" weather we are finally having here in So. Cal. I didn't plan on blogging this....but it turned out so good that I needed  a place to permanently archive it.  That would be why there is only (1) picture.    Also, I am a cook … Continue reading Lentil Soup with Basil Biscuits

Healing Odyssey #48 – {Dear Benefactor}

  Dear Friend, My name is Lesley Glenn, I am a 51 year old wife, mother of (3) adult children, hiker, creative, friend, daughter, sister, cancer advocate, and a thriver of stage IV metastatic breast cancer. This past October, I was able, through a generous donation ,  to participate in the Healing Odyssey #48 retreat. … Continue reading Healing Odyssey #48 – {Dear Benefactor}

Climb for a Cure 2.0

The wonderful organization, Living Beyond Breast Cancer is running a campaign this week,  called #stage4lifer, and they asked me if I would contribute a blog post on my advocacy role in living with metastatic breast cancer. I am honored to have been a part of their 2015 Hear My Voice Outreach team, and I encourage … Continue reading Climb for a Cure 2.0