Holding S____pace

I will allow space for all the feelings my heart holds.  I have been contemplating this phrase for a few days. Holding space has been a thing we often hear when helping others.   But rarely do we hear it when it is applied to ourselves. Since, moving to Oregon, things have been a little … Continue reading Holding S____pace

Mindfulness…..Present over Perfect

I wrote a little commentary  on my Facebook page in regards to a video I shared about wrestler John Cena being thanked by ordinary  people whose lives were changed by his infamous phrase... "Never Give Up."   A portion of what I wrote was this... may we live our lives on purpose being present and … Continue reading Mindfulness…..Present over Perfect

Hiking, Cancer Advocacy and saying NO!

I started my hiking/backpacking adventures as well as my cancer advocacy right about the same time in 2014. When I first started hiking  .....I did it because I wanted to.  I saw a mountain....I wanted to climb it and I knew that getting outdoors in nature would help, as I healed and learned to live … Continue reading Hiking, Cancer Advocacy and saying NO!

{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

#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

Why I Quit my {12 project} for 2016

Climbing Mt. Whitney had a profound impact on me being able to accomplish things that I never thought possible. Back in January, I shared about my word for the year.  "Twelve".  You can read that post here.  Everything was going fantastically well, I started the year off with such enthusiasm and zeal for "getting it … Continue reading Why I Quit my {12 project} for 2016

15 Random Facts – {Pass it on}

Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya.  You kill my father, prepare to die.  Who remembers that line?  That movie?  It's just a random thing that popped into my head as I was prepping for today's blog post. But is it really random?  The truth is...... Hello, my name is Lesley Glenn.  I am a blogging failure. … Continue reading 15 Random Facts – {Pass it on}

I love my life….. Even with cancer.

Last Saturday, June 4th, I participated in my first trail run with my husband Mike and our dear friends, Stephanie and Daniel. I have been hiking for over a year....climbing mountains with steep elevation gains, so I thought this would not be a huge challenge.  I only ran the 5K (3.3 mi) and  my husband took … Continue reading I love my life….. Even with cancer.