Everything matters

Are you reading this? Good. This means you are still alive. You are continuing to make progress in life. You have another day to make a positive impact to your pursuit of happiness. I'm thankful that you are still here. Today shit happened.  Sometimes when shit happens, it can make you feel like a failure. [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|A Little "Pick Me Up", Lessons Learned|Comments Off on Everything matters

Moment of Clarity

Another Lesson Learned... There has been an internal battle to change my life.  I am ready to embrace a new definition of me – who I am, what makes me happy, how I choose to live. This reminder helped me to see that I am blocking my progress by trying to force fit who I [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|Lessons Learned|Comments Off on Moment of Clarity

Seek Joi

Had to come to the beach and behold the ocean's majesty. We're so little in the scheme of things, yet irreplaceably necessary to it all. Have a beautiful day. ❤ A photo posted by Rebekkah Holylove is her name (@tennesseeslimkitty) on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:58pm PST

By | January 20th, 2016|Lessons Learned|Comments Off on Seek Joi

Peace within

Peace is your choice. Seek and you will find it. #BHAPPIER - A photo posted by @sstanback

By | January 17th, 2016|A Little "Pick Me Up"|Comments Off on Peace within

End of the Road…I think.

Message for January 11, 2012 It’s been a few days since I written.  During this time, I have experienced some painful Braxton Hicks and lots of pressure.  I’m also in my nesting mode preparing for your arrival.  Your first set of laundry is done.  I can’t wait to put these sweet little outfits on you.  [...]

By | January 11th, 2012|Flowers for Zoe|Comments Off on End of the Road…I think.

Be Fearless

Message for January 4, 2012 Today we had our doctors’ appointments - one with the perinatologist and the other with our regular OB.  We are doing well and on track for your delivery in less than 30 days.  At this point, we will see a doctor every week until I deliver.  I’m excited to see [...]

By | January 4th, 2012|Flowers for Zoe|Comments Off on Be Fearless

Sleep is good.

Message for January 3, 2012 I am so sleepy today.  I really wish I could take a nap; but your brother is home with me and NEVER NAPS.  I hope you are a good sleeper.  Sleep is important.  Since I’m experiencing back pain right now and feel too sleepy to write more, I will sign [...]

By | January 3rd, 2012|Flowers for Zoe|Comments Off on Sleep is good.

Go With the Flow

Message for January 2, 2012 It’s been a good day.  You are extremely active; which I am thankful for but it does hurt.  Today, I gave your brother a lot of quality time while giving daddy a much needed break.  I’m learning the importance of going with the flow.   I wish I could have written [...]

By | January 2nd, 2012|Flowers for Zoe|Comments Off on Go With the Flow

Flowers for Zoe

During the holiday season with my family, I decided that one of my New Year resolutions will be to follow through with some of my goals.  One goal I struggle with is to write more. By February 1, 2012, my daughter, Zoe (middle name TBD) Stanback, will be born if everything goes according to the [...]

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Workplace Lesson Learned: Don’t take it personal.

Sometimes your ego gets the best of you, especially in the workplace.  When people can’t see your gifts, sometimes we take it personally.  We have to learn how to check your ego and emotions at the door.  You also need to recognize when we have stayed too long in a stressful situation.  Most likely the [...]

By | September 12th, 2011|A Little "Pick Me Up", Lessons Learned|Comments Off on Workplace Lesson Learned: Don’t take it personal.