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It's #fridayintroductions & THIS is me. I get all awkward having my picture taken in front of others, I laugh loud, I dance like a wild child & I cry because every little thing makes me emotional. At church, I'm the one with her arms stretched high and eyes closed tight, singing on top of my lungs. I have an obsession with planners, journals and Chinese food. I long for a clean house but can never keep up. Oh, well. We live here. 
This year I'm saying "NO" to filling up my schedule, anything that makes me anxious & people pleasing. I'm saying "YES" to block schedules, FAMILY + FRIENDS and God's calling over my life. I'm after the heart & I'm open book. ❤️ Now tell me a little bit about you by answering this question: What is one "no" and "yes" you're saying this year? 👇🏻
It's #fridayintroductions  & THIS is me. I get all awkward having my picture taken in front of others, I laugh loud, I dance like a wild child & I cry because every little thing makes me emotional. At church, I'm the one with her arms stretched high and eyes closed tight, singing on top of my lungs. I have an obsession with planners, journals and Chinese food. I long for a clean house but can never keep up. Oh, well. We live here. This year I'm saying "NO" to filling up my schedule, anything that makes me anxious & people pleasing. I'm saying "YES" to block schedules, FAMILY + FRIENDS and God's calling over my life. I'm after the heart & I'm open book. ❤️ Now tell me a little bit about you by answering this question: What is one "no" and "yes" you're saying this year? 👇🏻
It would be the most random things that would make me think of her. Watching my friends cuddle with their babies, a cute decorative item in the store, a sunrise. I could never predict when grief would wash over me, and there where days I longed to feel "normal" again. And eventually, with time, and God's grace, it became easier to see those things. Healing from grief meant not be overwlemed by it, but also carrying the memory of of our sweet girl and smiling.  There's alot of healing that's needed to happen in three years. Loss and these ashes don't define you momma, they are apart of your story but are not THE story. Tag someone who has walked through adversity or loss to encourage them!
It would be the most random things that would make me think of her. Watching my friends cuddle with their babies, a cute decorative item in the store, a sunrise. I could never predict when grief would wash over me, and there where days I longed to feel "normal" again. And eventually, with time, and God's grace, it became easier to see those things. Healing from grief meant not be overwlemed by it, but also carrying the memory of of our sweet girl and smiling. There's alot of healing that's needed to happen in three years. Loss and these ashes don't define you momma, they are apart of your story but are not THE story. Tag someone who has walked through adversity or loss to encourage them!
Got to mail this Smoky Quartz and glass orb urn pendant today!  This is how it looks closed, the top opens up to a small glass container. 🖤✨This piece was a part of my first collection that I created when I opened my business. ✨ It was nice to bring her out, polish her up and send her off to her new home! ✨🙏🏻✨ May she bring some peace to her new owner.
Got to mail this Smoky Quartz and glass orb urn pendant today! This is how it looks closed, the top opens up to a small glass container. 🖤✨This piece was a part of my first collection that I created when I opened my business. ✨ It was nice to bring her out, polish her up and send her off to her new home! ✨🙏🏻✨ May she bring some peace to her new owner.
"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it." - Amelia Barr
"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it." - Amelia Barr
Our circle of LOVE is eternal, beginning at forever and ending at never. Grief cannot take that away ❤️❤️❤️❤️#specialneeds #separation #lifechange #divorce #death #loveiseternal #circleoflove #priceoflove #perserverance #griefjourney #FamilyStrong
Well, we just tasted this little square of amazingness.
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Has anyone else ever tried one of these before??
What flavor should we get next?
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@squareorganics well done!! Oh, and he liked it too!
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#organic #squareorganics #chocolate #moveoverRXbar
Well, we just tasted this little square of amazingness. . Has anyone else ever tried one of these before?? What flavor should we get next? . @squareorganics well done!! Oh, and he liked it too! . #organic  #squareorganics  #chocolate  #moveoverRXbar 
While #babyboy and #daddy sleep 😴 #mommy is getting in work 💪🏼 I have a full time job and 2 part time jobs. Why? I love #socialwork and I love giving back. Being a mentor and teacher for #ASU is fulfilling. If I can inspire new students and professionals then my job is complete 👌🏼 My #life might be chaotic and very routine/structured but it works and gives me hope for our future. 🙌🏻 It also shows E3 that he can be a change maker one day 💜 #runner #run #miles #strength #powerofshe #courage #live #laugh #love #baby #engaged #community #postpartumjourney #griefjourney #family #lessonsoflife
While #babyboy  and #daddy  sleep 😴 #mommy  is getting in work 💪🏼 I have a full time job and 2 part time jobs. Why? I love #socialwork  and I love giving back. Being a mentor and teacher for #ASU  is fulfilling. If I can inspire new students and professionals then my job is complete 👌🏼 My #life  might be chaotic and very routine/structured but it works and gives me hope for our future. 🙌🏻 It also shows E3 that he can be a change maker one day 💜 #runner  #run  #miles  #strength  #powerofshe  #courage  #live  #laugh  #love  #baby  #engaged  #community  #postpartumjourney  #griefjourney  #family  #lessonsoflife 
Food for thought 
Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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#grief #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefislove #griefisreal #griefawareness #lovetrumpsdeath #lifeafterdeath #motherless #fatherless #childloss #miscarriage #grievingmother #grievingfather #widow #widower  #felitaslove
This works on so many levels today... My week didn't turn out how I hoped it would but this weekend is going to ROCK! Yours too right? #Friday #bgr8ful
This works on so many levels today... My week didn't turn out how I hoped it would but this weekend is going to ROCK! Yours too right? #Friday  #bgr8ful 
The pain of loss is heavy. But I feel the pain of learning to live life without your loved ones is heavier. When something good happens, you are the one I want to call, when I need to vent, you were always the one I would turn to. You were my best friend. My love. My other half. I was complete because I had you to share my life with. When I was down, you would always do everything in your power to put a smile on my face, and since I lost you, I've been longing for that smile. I long for the comfort of your arms wrapped around me so tight, where I would always get lost and have no care in the world. I long to see your smile, and laugh with you. I long for your lips on mine, your hands intertwined with mine. I long for you, and your love. I am missing a part of me. I will forever long for all these things and feel the pain of my heart breaking every single day because I am trying to accept the fact that I will never be able to feel your touch again, and this is by far the hardest thing I have ever had to do.
The pain of loss is heavy. But I feel the pain of learning to live life without your loved ones is heavier. When something good happens, you are the one I want to call, when I need to vent, you were always the one I would turn to. You were my best friend. My love. My other half. I was complete because I had you to share my life with. When I was down, you would always do everything in your power to put a smile on my face, and since I lost you, I've been longing for that smile. I long for the comfort of your arms wrapped around me so tight, where I would always get lost and have no care in the world. I long to see your smile, and laugh with you. I long for your lips on mine, your hands intertwined with mine. I long for you, and your love. I am missing a part of me. I will forever long for all these things and feel the pain of my heart breaking every single day because I am trying to accept the fact that I will never be able to feel your touch again, and this is by far the hardest thing I have ever had to do.
The change of seasons has always a little bittersweet for me, and is even more so now. But the only direction we can move is forward. So welcome, fall. You’ve always been my favorite. #firstdayoffall #thebestseason #missingmybestfriend #griefjourney #icarryyourheartwithme #forjason #merelyshapedlikeanadult
FRIENDS!! We need your help ASAP! 
We have launched our 'G and R Turn Three' Campaign and we are in need of BODY WIPES & TRAVEL SIZED LOTION for 200 Boxes of Hope - gift boxes filled and donated to women on bed rest. All donations are tax deductible & have a sole purpose in spreading hope in a season that can feel hopeless. These women are unable to shower and I've been there. Your skin hurts. Your self-esteem hurts. Your faith hurts. 
If you're able to meet me this weekend, drop by my house, order online and have shipped to me or donate online via our link in bio, we will pack these items at our next Packing Party & deliver to local hospitals. 💙💙 We cannot thank you enough for joining us in gifting our boys the gift of giving hope because she matters. #shematters #boxofhope #thecolorblueandhope 📷: @joshandrachel
FRIENDS!! We need your help ASAP! We have launched our 'G and R Turn Three' Campaign and we are in need of BODY WIPES & TRAVEL SIZED LOTION for 200 Boxes of Hope - gift boxes filled and donated to women on bed rest. All donations are tax deductible & have a sole purpose in spreading hope in a season that can feel hopeless. These women are unable to shower and I've been there. Your skin hurts. Your self-esteem hurts. Your faith hurts. If you're able to meet me this weekend, drop by my house, order online and have shipped to me or donate online via our link in bio, we will pack these items at our next Packing Party & deliver to local hospitals. 💙💙 We cannot thank you enough for joining us in gifting our boys the gift of giving hope because she matters. #shematters  #boxofhope  #thecolorblueandhope  📷: @joshandrachel
Friday morning reminder ❤
Friday morning reminder ❤
Today is the first day of the rest of your life! May today be better than yesterday and tomorrow be better than today. Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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In the latest episode of the #EMMPodcast @fathiasavory shares her miscarriage story and candle remembrance for loss moms.  Check it out by clicking the link in my bio or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8.
In the latest episode of the #EMMPodcast  @fathiasavory shares her miscarriage story and candle remembrance for loss moms. Check it out by clicking the link in my bio or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8.
This GRIEF suffering girl looks so forward to Friday's in my challenge group.
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You know why? 
On Friday's we flex. And it has NOTHING to do with that bicep that I never thought I would have. Surprises like that are awesome, right?
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Flex Friday has everything to do with my mind.  You see, we are all on a journey. And to flex just represents the journey that we are on and how far we have come. And trust me, I may look like I have it all together on the outside, but there are days that this girl just breaks inside. Grief is a tough thing to go through and it does NOT get any easier. No matter what people tell you, don't believe that.
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And the fact that we are all on this journey together. That's what this is all about.
Do you want to look forward to Friday morning flex like this? Do you need a support system to help you through the tough times?
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I'm forming my next challenge group now. Application below👇🏼 and in my bio, let's grieve together and work on ourselves!
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Let's get you flexing through that struggle on Fridays to show your progress to. The only thing you'll regret is not starting sooner.🤷🏼‍♀️,
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#griefsucks #flexfriday #embracethestruggle
This GRIEF suffering girl looks so forward to Friday's in my challenge group. . You know why? On Friday's we flex. And it has NOTHING to do with that bicep that I never thought I would have. Surprises like that are awesome, right? . Flex Friday has everything to do with my mind. You see, we are all on a journey. And to flex just represents the journey that we are on and how far we have come. And trust me, I may look like I have it all together on the outside, but there are days that this girl just breaks inside. Grief is a tough thing to go through and it does NOT get any easier. No matter what people tell you, don't believe that. . And the fact that we are all on this journey together. That's what this is all about. Do you want to look forward to Friday morning flex like this? Do you need a support system to help you through the tough times? . I'm forming my next challenge group now. Application below👇🏼 and in my bio, let's grieve together and work on ourselves! >>>> https://goo.gl/5TxEpU . Let's get you flexing through that struggle on Fridays to show your progress to. The only thing you'll regret is not starting sooner.🤷🏼‍♀️, . #griefsucks  #flexfriday  #embracethestruggle 
Never be afraid to sit a while and think. ~Lorraine Hansberry  I'd add, "Never be afraid to sit a while and remember." ❤️ As I visit new places I seem to keep finding these memorial benches.  I wonder about the deceased and their families. And I thank them for the invitation to sit and remember and just breathe. #wanderingwidow #griefjourney #griefrecovery #widowsofinstagram #scotland #adventureisoutthere #lorrainehansberry
Great advice.
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Are you a city or country person - or somewhere in-between, like me?
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#justdoitalready #shutupandtry #tryhard #cancerfighter #perseverance #dothenextrightthing #onefootinfrontoftheother #leaningonjesus #griefjourney #harddecisions
❤ Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

Follow or Like this page to see post that you can relate with or that will brighten your spirit. 
#grief #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefislove #griefisreal #griefawareness #lovetrumpsdeath #lifeafterdeath #motherless #fatherless #childloss #miscarriage #grievingmother #grievingfather #widow #widower  #felitaslove
They said “I had no idea. I wish I knew so I could have supported you.” Double tap if someone has said some version of this to you too.
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For the longest time, I never really talked about the loss of my mom unless it came up in conversation. Not only is it heavy to explain but I never wanted to come across as seeking attention for my grief. But y’all, I’ve come to realize, that is a myth.
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Now we likely all know someone who has an attention-seeking personality but I’m not talking about them {although I firmly believe they need support too but they might approach it in a way that may not serve them very well}.
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But the majority of us aren’t usually like that. So much so, that we often shame ourselves for wanting attention at all but sweets, you literally cannot survive without it. Needing acknowledgment and support for what you are going through doesn’t make you weak. It makes you human. 💛
They said “I had no idea. I wish I knew so I could have supported you.” Double tap if someone has said some version of this to you too. . For the longest time, I never really talked about the loss of my mom unless it came up in conversation. Not only is it heavy to explain but I never wanted to come across as seeking attention for my grief. But y’all, I’ve come to realize, that is a myth. . Now we likely all know someone who has an attention-seeking personality but I’m not talking about them {although I firmly believe they need support too but they might approach it in a way that may not serve them very well}. . But the majority of us aren’t usually like that. So much so, that we often shame ourselves for wanting attention at all but sweets, you literally cannot survive without it. Needing acknowledgment and support for what you are going through doesn’t make you weak. It makes you human. 💛
Wow.......just wow!!! God works in mysterious ways. I woke up this morning feeling frail hearted and later realized it was the 21st of the month which is the date of the month  I lost my Pop. It seems to be a trigger that has the potential some days for grief to sneak up and overwhelm me. I came home from work to find these by my door. A simple reminder that people do care and the spirit hears and sees our hearts💕🌈. Anyone who knows me well understands the significance of the rainbow to me💕🌈🙏🏻! You are one amazing lady Janna Gonzalez💕 #truebluefriend #rainbow #hope #faith #youareneveralone #griefjourney #notadaygoesby #pop #💕 #🌈 #loveis #simpleactsofkindness #genuine #girlfriendsarethebest
Wow.......just wow!!! God works in mysterious ways. I woke up this morning feeling frail hearted and later realized it was the 21st of the month which is the date of the month I lost my Pop. It seems to be a trigger that has the potential some days for grief to sneak up and overwhelm me. I came home from work to find these by my door. A simple reminder that people do care and the spirit hears and sees our hearts💕🌈. Anyone who knows me well understands the significance of the rainbow to me💕🌈🙏🏻! You are one amazing lady Janna Gonzalez💕 #truebluefriend  #rainbow  #hope  #faith  #youareneveralone  #griefjourney  #notadaygoesby  #pop  #💕 #🌈 #loveis  #simpleactsofkindness  #genuine  #girlfriendsarethebest 
I have a couple events in the next two days, with some major fitness peeps coming to FLORIDA!  So the outfits are ready and in no particular order.......
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➕Friday morning- my challenge group workout and a FLEX FRIDAY!
➕Friday night - live workout with @chrisdowningfitness,
➕Saturday morning- love workout with  @megandaviesfitness ,
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I can't believe I get paid to do this! This is truly a #dreamjob and I feel like someone is going to pinch me one day and I will wake up. But for now, this is my life and I am soooo thankful!
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I bet you can't guess what each outfit goes with? Check my stories to see!
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#fridaysweat #supersaturday #fecoach #coachlife
I have a couple events in the next two days, with some major fitness peeps coming to FLORIDA! So the outfits are ready and in no particular order....... . ➕Friday morning- my challenge group workout and a FLEX FRIDAY! ➕Friday night - live workout with @chrisdowningfitness, ➕Saturday morning- love workout with @megandaviesfitness , . I can't believe I get paid to do this! This is truly a #dreamjob  and I feel like someone is going to pinch me one day and I will wake up. But for now, this is my life and I am soooo thankful! . I bet you can't guess what each outfit goes with? Check my stories to see! . #fridaysweat  #supersaturday  #fecoach  #coachlife 
thanks to Brittany @roosterscedarpark for my super cute short haircut! It means more than you know.#newlife #griefjourney #notjustformen
Sleeping can be especially tough when you are grieving, hurting or missing someone you love. Since self-care is so important, @thefivefacetsofhealing and @griefreiki have joined forces to double up the #Reiki healing energy sent out for a good night's #sleep. #griefreiki
Sleeping can be especially tough when you are grieving, hurting or missing someone you love. Since self-care is so important, @thefivefacetsofhealing and @griefreiki have joined forces to double up the #Reiki  healing energy sent out for a good night's #sleep . #griefreiki 
Keep fighting! Keep pushing and don't give up! You are bruised, but not broken. Grief doesn't define the depth of your soul! The love for your love one(s) in heaven does! You got this! Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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#grief #griefsupport #griefjourney #griefislove #griefisreal #griefawareness #lovetrumpsdeath #lifeafterdeath #motherless #fatherless #childloss #miscarriage #grievingmother #grievingfather #widow #widower  #felitaslove
Keep fighting! Keep pushing and don't give up! You are bruised, but not broken. Grief doesn't define the depth of your soul! The love for your love one(s) in heaven does! You got this! Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3) Follow or Like this page to see post that you can relate with or that will brighten your spirit. #grief  #griefsupport  #griefjourney  #griefislove  #griefisreal  #griefawareness  #lovetrumpsdeath  #lifeafterdeath  #motherless  #fatherless  #childloss  #miscarriage  #grievingmother  #grievingfather  #widow  #widower   #felitaslove 
They left out vulnerability. These are most definitely in no particular order & can return over & over again #griefsucks #widowhood #brokenheart #neverforgetfaust 🖤
How much longer do you think it will be before he is running circles around me??? 😱
How much longer do you think it will be before he is running circles around me??? 😱
Flowers for healing: jasmine 🌼

Jasmine is well known for being a popular herbal tea, and not just because of its gentle floral aroma. Jasmine with its calming effect is helpful for easing body aches and cramps, and can also benefit the digestive system. When we are going through tough times, jasmine can help soothe anxiety and sleep issues, as well as restore digestive wellbeing as often emotional stresses can cause an imbalance in gut bacteria.
Flowers for healing: jasmine 🌼 Jasmine is well known for being a popular herbal tea, and not just because of its gentle floral aroma. Jasmine with its calming effect is helpful for easing body aches and cramps, and can also benefit the digestive system. When we are going through tough times, jasmine can help soothe anxiety and sleep issues, as well as restore digestive wellbeing as often emotional stresses can cause an imbalance in gut bacteria.
Loneliness.

As I climb into bed and glance at your photo to wish you goodnight, that old familiar feeling starts to wash over me, starting from the pit of my stomach its like the rising water in a sinking ship as the vessel is taken down into the depths of the darkest part of the ocean. Only its my heart that’s sinking not a ship, once again the flood gates open for loneliness to wash in filling every ounce of space within me leaving me gasping for air.

I don’t know why some days it seems worse than others, I guess that’s just the nature of the beast they call grief, it comes with many faces and it’s the dark lonely face which is the toughest to deal with. I’ve not had a particularly hard day nothing has happened to make the empty space of you in our life stand out more today than any other, it just so happens that tonight it hurts and I feel lonely.

I miss your presence sitting next to me on the sofa, I miss the warmth of your body as you lay next to me and I miss your arms holding me tight, yes those big strong arms that made me feel so safe and secure like nothing in the world could ever break through them to harm me, that’s what I miss.

In the morning I will wake and as I do every morning I’ll turn to your photo and smile whispering “morning babe” and I will feel grateful for the day I’ve been blessed with knowing that you want me to go out and live the day to its fullest, honor it in your absence because you live on, in and through me now. Of course this is what I will do I’ve done it every day since you’ve been gone its just that some days I miss you more than I can bare …………❤️ #griefjourney #love #missyou @thegriefpractice
Loneliness. As I climb into bed and glance at your photo to wish you goodnight, that old familiar feeling starts to wash over me, starting from the pit of my stomach its like the rising water in a sinking ship as the vessel is taken down into the depths of the darkest part of the ocean. Only its my heart that’s sinking not a ship, once again the flood gates open for loneliness to wash in filling every ounce of space within me leaving me gasping for air. I don’t know why some days it seems worse than others, I guess that’s just the nature of the beast they call grief, it comes with many faces and it’s the dark lonely face which is the toughest to deal with. I’ve not had a particularly hard day nothing has happened to make the empty space of you in our life stand out more today than any other, it just so happens that tonight it hurts and I feel lonely. I miss your presence sitting next to me on the sofa, I miss the warmth of your body as you lay next to me and I miss your arms holding me tight, yes those big strong arms that made me feel so safe and secure like nothing in the world could ever break through them to harm me, that’s what I miss. In the morning I will wake and as I do every morning I’ll turn to your photo and smile whispering “morning babe” and I will feel grateful for the day I’ve been blessed with knowing that you want me to go out and live the day to its fullest, honor it in your absence because you live on, in and through me now. Of course this is what I will do I’ve done it every day since you’ve been gone its just that some days I miss you more than I can bare …………❤️ #griefjourney  #love  #missyou  @thegriefpractice
These ladies right here (and quite a few other AMAZING ladies!) - they are my "people!" 🙌🏻 .
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They are my inspiration. They are my support system and I count myself BEYOND BLESSED to not only know them, but to call them my friends. ❤️
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These ladies are moms, working moms, single moms, stay at home moms and beyond. They have all chosen a healthy lifestyle and have AMAZING transformations to prove that this is an attainable and sustainable lifestyle. .
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They have inspired hundreds of other women to adopt this healthy and active way of life and I could not be more proud to be a part of this MOVEMENT we are making. 💪🏻
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Women should NOT feel guilty for wanting to feel good. Women SHOULD be EMPOWERED and CONFIDENT and we are helping redefine these stigmas that can be so hurtful and dangerous. .
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I remember how alone and isolated I felt BEFORE I started my journey.... I was honestly SO shocked about how welcoming everyone was (as weird as that sounds). But I have grown from that scared, lonely overweight girl who's confidence was zero - to a woman who has changed SO many aspects of her life and has become more confident in my own skin that I could have ever imagined. .
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Stop holding yourself back from a happier and healthier lifestyle... I was scared to start, but once I did, I wish I would have taken my "leap of faith" sooner! .
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Interested?? .
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Email me at jennifer.fergen@gmail.com or message me to start your journey towards a healthier YOU!!
These ladies right here (and quite a few other AMAZING ladies!) - they are my "people!" 🙌🏻 . . They are my inspiration. They are my support system and I count myself BEYOND BLESSED to not only know them, but to call them my friends. ❤️ . . These ladies are moms, working moms, single moms, stay at home moms and beyond. They have all chosen a healthy lifestyle and have AMAZING transformations to prove that this is an attainable and sustainable lifestyle. . . They have inspired hundreds of other women to adopt this healthy and active way of life and I could not be more proud to be a part of this MOVEMENT we are making. 💪🏻 . . Women should NOT feel guilty for wanting to feel good. Women SHOULD be EMPOWERED and CONFIDENT and we are helping redefine these stigmas that can be so hurtful and dangerous. . . I remember how alone and isolated I felt BEFORE I started my journey.... I was honestly SO shocked about how welcoming everyone was (as weird as that sounds). But I have grown from that scared, lonely overweight girl who's confidence was zero - to a woman who has changed SO many aspects of her life and has become more confident in my own skin that I could have ever imagined. . . Stop holding yourself back from a happier and healthier lifestyle... I was scared to start, but once I did, I wish I would have taken my "leap of faith" sooner! . . Interested?? . . Email me at jennifer.fergen@gmail.com or message me to start your journey towards a healthier YOU!!
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I can't believe you've been gone a year from today 💔 Nothing can ever be the same. No it's never going to be like before. But after. 💔 9/21/16💔
Found on Pinterest - I can't believe you've been gone a year from today 💔 Nothing can ever be the same. No it's never going to be like before. But after. 💔 9/21/16💔
On days when you need an extra dose of comfort, consider diffusing doTERRA Console as you take some time alone to reflect and rebuild. #console #grief #griefjourney #aromatherapy
Miss him miss hugs #griefjourney #misshim
It's been a difficult day for me to get through without my mommas hand to hold, but maybe today was the chosen day for me to go through difficult medical times/tests....because today was my Momma's birthday! ❤️ Maybe she really was with me in some way today. 😇#foreverlove #mymomma #missher #griefjourney #mybff #myangel #myeverything #fuckcancer #cancercansuckit #mysoulmate #missmymomma #stillneedmymomma #cancerwon #fuckcancerforever
TBT to this moment at Camp Chrysalis, our annual summer camp for grieving children and teens. One of the most amazing things about this camp is the incredible friendships that are formed ❤️. #griefjourney #griefawareness #teengriefsupport #leadership #teens #youth #summercamp #TBT #campchrysalis #Langley #FortLangley #Cloverdale #Aldergrove @langleyhospice
My Tyler I will NEVER be able to cope with you gone forever. My son, my best friend, my world, my life, my everything. I love life entirely for you now. I'd gladly trade places to give you back to your siblings and the world. You my Tyler are and always will be extremely extraordinary and I'm lost without you. I love and miss everything about you son. If only people knew you they'd understand... 😓💔😔😓😔💔💚 #grief #grieving mom #griefjourney #suicide/murdered #suicideawareness #prevention #imissmyson #tylerboydston #cptsd #traumaticpanicandanxietydisorders #complicatedtraumaticgrief #idiedtheinstantifoundyou
My Tyler I will NEVER be able to cope with you gone forever. My son, my best friend, my world, my life, my everything. I love life entirely for you now. I'd gladly trade places to give you back to your siblings and the world. You my Tyler are and always will be extremely extraordinary and I'm lost without you. I love and miss everything about you son. If only people knew you they'd understand... 😓💔😔😓😔💔💚 #grief  #grieving  mom #griefjourney  #suicide /murdered #suicideawareness  #prevention  #imissmyson  #tylerboydston  #cptsd  #traumaticpanicandanxietydisorders  #complicatedtraumaticgrief  #idiedtheinstantifoundyou 
Afternoon Reminder

Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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😂 Truth hurts. 😂
😂 Truth hurts. 😂
Memories wherever you go, I think are a sign that he is with me. I remember my last visit to the hospital when Farouk was in Pakistan. He remembered that I have my appointment? as usual!! He rang me to check if I went. I sent my picture to him saying that I am here!!! I get a reply back asking me to make sure that I am parking safely and legally 😜. This is my Farouk!!! With me everywhere and always making sure that I am ok!!! Miss this care and love ❤️ the same place today but .... #sad #love #care #emotions #grief #memoriesforlife #griefjourney #widowsofinstagram #widowspeak #widowslove #healing #solace#happymemories #missingyou #husbandandwife #husband❤️ #death #instablogger #pakistan #islamabad
Memories wherever you go, I think are a sign that he is with me. I remember my last visit to the hospital when Farouk was in Pakistan. He remembered that I have my appointment? as usual!! He rang me to check if I went. I sent my picture to him saying that I am here!!! I get a reply back asking me to make sure that I am parking safely and legally 😜. This is my Farouk!!! With me everywhere and always making sure that I am ok!!! Miss this care and love ❤️ the same place today but .... #sad  #love  #care  #emotions  #grief  #memoriesforlife  #griefjourney  #widowsofinstagram  #widowspeak  #widowslove  #healing  #solace #happymemories  #missingyou  #husbandandwife  #husband ❤️ #death  #instablogger  #pakistan  #islamabad 
It's all about the journey... #ThoughfulThursday #bgr8ful
Keep pushing and don't give up! Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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Oh, the {therapeutic} JOYS of art journaling! 🤗🎨💗 It absolutely makes my soul so happy to see a blank page come to life with color, meaning, hope, inspiration, and a whole lotta "Kaylee Joy"! 💜 It's a gift we can give ourselves, and it will fill your cuppa right on up ~ I promise! 🦋 Know that you are worth the time you spend in your creative space, allowing your heart to spill onto pages, giving your soul a chance to speak truthfully, and relieving your mind of tension and overthinking. 💗 You deserve this space...this journal that will help your heart to feel HELD! 🌻 Trust me...I know! 💜🙏🏻💜 I'll be sharing more peeks into my process and heart and showing you just how art journaling kinda saves me over and over again. 💜 #KayleeJoy #artheals #arttherapy #mystories #artjournal #heartwideopen #joyjourney #grief #healing #griefjourney #createyourownJOY #creativespace #alteredjournals
Oh, the {therapeutic} JOYS of art journaling! 🤗🎨💗 It absolutely makes my soul so happy to see a blank page come to life with color, meaning, hope, inspiration, and a whole lotta "Kaylee Joy"! 💜 It's a gift we can give ourselves, and it will fill your cuppa right on up ~ I promise! 🦋 Know that you are worth the time you spend in your creative space, allowing your heart to spill onto pages, giving your soul a chance to speak truthfully, and relieving your mind of tension and overthinking. 💗 You deserve this space...this journal that will help your heart to feel HELD! 🌻 Trust me...I know! 💜🙏🏻💜 I'll be sharing more peeks into my process and heart and showing you just how art journaling kinda saves me over and over again. 💜 #KayleeJoy  #artheals  #arttherapy  #mystories  #artjournal  #heartwideopen  #joyjourney  #grief  #healing  #griefjourney  #createyourownJOY  #creativespace  #alteredjournals 
Virginia Satir, a respected family therapist, said “We need four #hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” Hugs reduce the amount of stress in our bodies. Since grieving is one of the most stressful events in someone’s life, offering a hug (or two) is good for their emotional, physical, and spiritual #health. #griefreiki #wellness #thankfulthursday
Virginia Satir, a respected family therapist, said “We need four #hugs  a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” Hugs reduce the amount of stress in our bodies. Since grieving is one of the most stressful events in someone’s life, offering a hug (or two) is good for their emotional, physical, and spiritual #health . #griefreiki  #wellness  #thankfulthursday 
This speaks to my heart in so many ways. I think I will always feel as if a piece of me is missing. A wonderful, sweet, funny, Jason-shaped piece. #missingmybestfriend #griefjourney #icarryyourheartwithme #forjason #merelyshapedlikeanadult
"Those we love never truly leave us... there are things that death cannot touch..." - J.K. Rowling
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It's my Mom's birthday today. She would have been 64. For as long as I can remember, she's made it a family tradition for each one of us to go to church first thing in the morning on the day of our birthdays to give thanks for another year. I halted travel plans for a moment and went to the Duomo today to give thanks for her life, and pray for her new life. I think she would've liked that.
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Since she journeyed home in March 2015, I can't count the times when something would come up that I'd predict what she would have to say or wonder what she would think or do... Somehow, doing so makes me feel like I keep her close...keep her in the loop with what I'm up to, how I'm feeling & living..
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Happy Birthday, Mommy. Life is so different without you here. Miss you every single day. ❤️🎈
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#griefjourney #lifeisfleeting #mommy #lifelessons #family #birthdays
"Those we love never truly leave us... there are things that death cannot touch..." - J.K. Rowling . . . . It's my Mom's birthday today. She would have been 64. For as long as I can remember, she's made it a family tradition for each one of us to go to church first thing in the morning on the day of our birthdays to give thanks for another year. I halted travel plans for a moment and went to the Duomo today to give thanks for her life, and pray for her new life. I think she would've liked that. 🕉 Since she journeyed home in March 2015, I can't count the times when something would come up that I'd predict what she would have to say or wonder what she would think or do... Somehow, doing so makes me feel like I keep her close...keep her in the loop with what I'm up to, how I'm feeling & living.. 🕉 Happy Birthday, Mommy. Life is so different without you here. Miss you every single day. ❤️🎈 . . . #griefjourney  #lifeisfleeting  #mommy  #lifelessons  #family  #birthdays 
All of it. 😔 BUT you are NOT alone. 💙💗 #thecolorblueandhope
#repost @missing_ellie
28 days. 4 weeks. A whole month without you physically here. 
Today I flipped through old vacation photos. Our life before you came along was so good. A home, good jobs, exotic vacations. Some might look at us with pity, the people who "lost" their baby girl. But as I sat there reminiscing about our life before you, I realized that in a chart of good and bad, I would never put you and our journey with you in the "bad" category. Yes, losing you was awful. Letting you go and having to live life with half of my heart in another universe is the greatest challenge of my life. But you are the greatest gift of my life. You were meant to be ours, and we will never be the same. Nothing about you, your genetic differences, or your passing is bad. You are at peace and I will learn to traverse this life as a better woman, mother, and friend because of your existence. The material things that we always considered ourselves fortunate to have pale in comparison to the gift of having met you. 
Happy one month birthday to the prettiest baby I've ever met. I'll love you forever. 
#elliottrose #angelbaby
#repost  @missing_ellie 28 days. 4 weeks. A whole month without you physically here.  Today I flipped through old vacation photos. Our life before you came along was so good. A home, good jobs, exotic vacations. Some might look at us with pity, the people who "lost" their baby girl. But as I sat there reminiscing about our life before you, I realized that in a chart of good and bad, I would never put you and our journey with you in the "bad" category. Yes, losing you was awful. Letting you go and having to live life with half of my heart in another universe is the greatest challenge of my life. But you are the greatest gift of my life. You were meant to be ours, and we will never be the same. Nothing about you, your genetic differences, or your passing is bad. You are at peace and I will learn to traverse this life as a better woman, mother, and friend because of your existence. The material things that we always considered ourselves fortunate to have pale in comparison to the gift of having met you.  Happy one month birthday to the prettiest baby I've ever met. I'll love you forever.  #elliottrose  #angelbaby 
Good Morning!

May today be better than yesterday and tomorrow be better than today. Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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Have you checked out the latest podcast?  @fathiasavory is sharing some gems about her faith and recent miscarriage.  Listen on your favorite podcast listening app or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8
Have you checked out the latest podcast? @fathiasavory is sharing some gems about her faith and recent miscarriage. Listen on your favorite podcast listening app or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8
My Dad doesn't feel like my Dad anymore. Acknowledging this this morning has bought me the most profound sense of peace. #viewfrommywindow #peace #nationalpeaceday #starlings #grief #griefjourney #lifeaftersuicide #mentalhealing
Wow 😳 this sums up how the grievers have to fight with this jigsaw!!! What would you say about the five stages of grief?
One thing is for sure that you can become master of this jigsaw journey and then you start enjoying it!!! InshaAllah with little bumps on the way. Have a wonderful day everyone!!! #love #griefjourney #positivethinking #hope #healing #solace #jigsaw #puzzle #stagesofgrief #husbandandwife#faith🙏 #goodday #instablogger #pakistan #widows#lovemyhusband
Wow 😳 this sums up how the grievers have to fight with this jigsaw!!! What would you say about the five stages of grief? One thing is for sure that you can become master of this jigsaw journey and then you start enjoying it!!! InshaAllah with little bumps on the way. Have a wonderful day everyone!!! #love  #griefjourney  #positivethinking  #hope  #healing  #solace  #jigsaw  #puzzle  #stagesofgrief  #husbandandwife #faith 🙏 #goodday  #instablogger  #pakistan  #widows #lovemyhusband 
#gabrielsmission #anxiety #grievingmother #depression #griefjourney #griefart My first attempt at drawing Lilly's and tulips. Something not as dark today...
Grief never goes away but it blends with us, softens with us, becomes us.  We change, we see the world differently, we love stronger.  The one we lost, in some ways fades, but in other ways merges with our soul that keeps them closer than we ever thought possible.
#griefsupport #pregnancylosssupport #miscarriageawareness #griefjourney #pregnancyloss #miscarriagesurvivor #mommytoangels
I have got to try this! 😂😂😂
I have got to try this! 😂😂😂
Your grief journey is not a dead-end; it’s a well-marked trail. Trust is a source of strength and support. Also, it can be a powerful antidote for the loneliness that accompanies any loss. Trust can and will take many forms as you seek peace, comfort, and clarity at this critical time in your life. Try to be open to it in whatever form it takes. To learn more, visit thegriefgirl.com

#griefjourney #grieftips #griefandloss #grief #trust #thegriefgirl
Your grief journey is not a dead-end; it’s a well-marked trail. Trust is a source of strength and support. Also, it can be a powerful antidote for the loneliness that accompanies any loss. Trust can and will take many forms as you seek peace, comfort, and clarity at this critical time in your life. Try to be open to it in whatever form it takes. To learn more, visit thegriefgirl.com #griefjourney  #grieftips  #griefandloss  #grief  #trust  #thegriefgirl 
Siento tanto tu presencia últimamente. Gracias mi pequeño por no abandonarnos 💙
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🔃⬆🔄⬇ The RoLlErCoAsTeR of LIFE: A whirlwind of ups and downs and twist and turns...and through it all you are still standing. Keep pushing and don't give up! 🔄⬇🔃⬆ Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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🔃⬆🔄⬇ The RoLlErCoAsTeR of LIFE: A whirlwind of ups and downs and twist and turns...and through it all you are still standing. Keep pushing and don't give up! 🔄⬇🔃⬆ Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3) Follow or Like this page to see post that you can relate with or that will brighten your spirit. #grief  #griefsupport  #griefjourney  #griefislove  #griefisreal  #griefawareness  #lovetrumpsdeath  #lifeafterdeath  #motherless  #fatherless  #childloss  #miscarriage  #grievingmother  #grievingfather  #widow  #widower   #felitaslove 
I always dreamed of being a Mom.... but my sweet boys bring more joy to my life than I ever imagined. ❤️ #blessed
I always dreamed of being a Mom.... but my sweet boys bring more joy to my life than I ever imagined. ❤️ #blessed 
When you get pulled over by a Disney photographer on your way out of the park and the photographer says to him, "do something silly." .
All the times I can't keep him still he's literally moving every moment like a jumping bean.
And here's his chance to do something silly.
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I'll take it!
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#wdwwednesdays #momlife #nobosslife #heismyboss
When you get pulled over by a Disney photographer on your way out of the park and the photographer says to him, "do something silly." . All the times I can't keep him still he's literally moving every moment like a jumping bean. And here's his chance to do something silly. . I'll take it! 💙 #wdwwednesdays  #momlife  #nobosslife  #heismyboss 
May tonight's #NewMoon bring #healing #energy into your life. #griefreiki
Love my country and my city! A great deal on a monthly pass gives me access to several facilities, pools, an indoor track and lots of drop in classes!  #NoExcuses#Canada150#CityofRedDeer#Alberta#home#grateful#griefjourney#now#retirement#WalkWithMe#MissingHim#collicuttcentre
Just so you know

Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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💣💣💣 Truth Bomb 💣💣💣 .
My stress eating has been a little out of control lately. Some stressors I can control, some I can't... but it's not doing me any favors. I am just like everyone else and still have seasons and times where I let things slide - I am human guys. But I just know now what to do to quickly get back on track. 👍🏻
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So I am turning to some of my tips and tricks that I have learned the past few years to stop the vicious cycle and get back on track. .
This tasty treat is my substitute for ice cream. I have been craving McFlurries like NO OTHER. 🤦🏻‍♀️🍦
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But this "treat" counts as a protein, a nut butter and 1/2 of a dark chocolate - carb swap (I get 3 treat swaps every week). 😜
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Any guesses on what this "treat" is???
💣💣💣 Truth Bomb 💣💣💣 . My stress eating has been a little out of control lately. Some stressors I can control, some I can't... but it's not doing me any favors. I am just like everyone else and still have seasons and times where I let things slide - I am human guys. But I just know now what to do to quickly get back on track. 👍🏻 . So I am turning to some of my tips and tricks that I have learned the past few years to stop the vicious cycle and get back on track. . This tasty treat is my substitute for ice cream. I have been craving McFlurries like NO OTHER. 🤦🏻‍♀️🍦 . But this "treat" counts as a protein, a nut butter and 1/2 of a dark chocolate - carb swap (I get 3 treat swaps every week). 😜 . Any guesses on what this "treat" is???
Self care is essential! It’s not bad or selfish to put yourself first. #wellnesswednesday #treatyoselfright #selfcare #wellness #teens #youth #teengriefsupport #griefjourney #griefawareness #Langley #FortLangley #Cloverdale #Aldergrove @langleyhospice
When my mom passed away, it felt a part of me died with her.
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Never in my life did I feel so weak, my skin transformed into that of a peach and one harsh word would rip me apart. A single disappointment was enough to send me to the edge and contemplating whether or  not to jump over.
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Recently I have been going through so many trials; financial difficulties, betrayal, setbacks, heartbreak and just when I felt my problems were all my heart could take, five more would arrive.
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Then last night I had a dream I was sitting at the dining room table with my mom in our old apartment.  I couldn't hear what she was saying but I could tell by her hand gestures and facial expressions she was giving one of her inspirational life speeches.
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When I woke up today, I reminded myself that although I am facing a lot I have overcome much greater and that this time didn't have to rely on my own strength, but I also have the strength of my savior to carry me...it's not always easy but I will make it through! 
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When my mom passed away, it felt a part of me died with her. • Never in my life did I feel so weak, my skin transformed into that of a peach and one harsh word would rip me apart. A single disappointment was enough to send me to the edge and contemplating whether or not to jump over. • Recently I have been going through so many trials; financial difficulties, betrayal, setbacks, heartbreak and just when I felt my problems were all my heart could take, five more would arrive. • Then last night I had a dream I was sitting at the dining room table with my mom in our old apartment. I couldn't hear what she was saying but I could tell by her hand gestures and facial expressions she was giving one of her inspirational life speeches. • When I woke up today, I reminded myself that although I am facing a lot I have overcome much greater and that this time didn't have to rely on my own strength, but I also have the strength of my savior to carry me...it's not always easy but I will make it through! #grief  #griefsupport  #griefjourney  #grieving  #grievingprocess  #copingskils  #dontforgetwhoyouare  #youarenotalone  #youarestrongerthanyouthink  #youareimportant  #youareloved  #trusttheprocess  #trustthejourney  #nevergiveup  #nevergivein  #youarestrong  #strength  #strengthofmind  #strengthofawoman  #youwillbeok  #writersofinsta  #writersofig  #writingcommunity  #blackgirlswhoblog  #instabloggers  #inspirationalquote  #upliftingquotes  #inspirechange  #erins_world 
I trust the next chapter because I know the author!  Check out the latest episode of the #EMMPodcast now playing on your favorite podcast app.  Or you can click the link in the bio or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8
I trust the next chapter because I know the author! Check out the latest episode of the #EMMPodcast  now playing on your favorite podcast app. Or you can click the link in the bio or visit EricaMMcAfee.com/Podcast/EP8
Sometimes less is more

Peace be with you, Tish (John 14:1-3)

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