In my chronic illness journey, I struggled to find people to connect with. I am a young, outdoorsy athlete, and I saw that demographic lacking representation in the chronic illness world.

A photograph of the author watching the sunset on the rocks by the Pacific Ocean in California.

I hope that this can be a place where chronic illness warriors and outdoorsy people alike can share their triumphs, hopes, and dreams in a supportive setting. I am rooting you on in your journey to health and peace.




Continuing or occurring again and again for a long time; always present or encountered.




mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty; the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous.

*definitions taken from Merriam-Webster

chron·ic cour·age

/ˈkränik ·ˈkərij/


An incredible learned ability of the human spirit to continuously display strength against all odds.

A photograph of the author and the waves crashing at the Pacific Ocean in California.

Posts of Interest

The Power of Vulnerability: This is Me

January 1, 2022

**FIRST POST** Through this site, I am choosing to shed light on my chronic illness and TBI experience and share how I define myself. I have only allowed the world to see me from a very certain angle. I hope by sharing my vulnerability, I can encourage others to be their most true selves as well.

The Art of Journaling to Change Perspective

January 16, 2022

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where others see nothing.” – Camille Pissarro

On March 6th, 2021, I decided to make a change. I began journaling, simply writing down beautiful moments I experienced daily. This practice changed my perspective on life, and I invite you to try it out as well.

Dear Ocean,

January 22, 2022

Dear Ocean,

I cannot encompass all that you mean to me. I cannot describe the raw power and beauty you hold within you, nor the lessons you teach me daily. I cannot do you justice. But I will try.

“The tides are in our veins.” ~ Robinson Jeffers